Japan will be boosted by the return of defender Yuto Nagatomo for next month's 2014 World Cup qualifier against Australia.
Shinji Kagawa was recalled to the Japan squad for Wednesday's home friendly against Latvia after returning to fitness.
Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa has been left out of Japan's World Cup qualifier away to Oman next week as he recovers from a knee injury.
Brazil gave one of their most impressive performances under coach Mano Menezes to sweep aside Japan 4-0 in Tuesday's friendly.
Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa has urged the Asian champions to take more risks when they face five-times World Cup winners Brazil in a friendly in Poland.
Asia round-up: Australia face a fight to reach the World Cup after they slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat away to Jordan in Asian qualifying.
Mike Havenaar spared Japan's blushes with a 69th-minute winner to give the Asian champions a 1-0 victory over United Arab Emirates.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni promised Thursday's home game against the UAE would be anything but friendly.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni named Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa in the squad for next month's World Cup qualifier against Iraq.
Asian champions Japan were held 1-1 by Venezuela on Wednesday in a friendly international.
Japan named Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa in thei squad for a home friendly against Venezuela next week.
Japan and Australia played out a pulsating 1-1 draw in their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday despite some bizarre officiating.
Australia are piling on the superlatives for Japan ahead of their eagerly anticipated World Cup fourth-round qualifiers.
Keisuke Honda fired a hat-trick as Japan crushed 10-man Jordan 6-0 on Friday to make it two wins out of two in their World Cup qualifiers.
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