The 23-year-old midfielder admitted that he doesn't feel 100% ahead of the game in the Northern Japanese city of Sapporo, but wants to use the game as preparation and hopefully get on the score sheet.
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"Even while I played in the J-League I always felt like I could score here, so in that sense I want to prepare hard and score a goal tomorrow. We haven't had much time to practice so it's going to come down to the wire," he told reporters.
"Today I don't feel like I'm at 100 per cent, but I want to be able to give more than 100% tomorrow.
"If we can focus our attack on the sides and move the ball around we'll be able to create chances.
"From watching a video on Venezuela's defence, we'll have plenty of opportunities to move the ball up the side, and they tend to expose their goal area on defence so we have to take advantage of that."