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Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni says there were plenty of positives to take from the national team’s mini-camp and has not ruled out deploying an unfamiliar 3-4-3 formation for the Asian champions’ final World Cup qualifying warm-up against Azerbaijan in Shizuoka on May 23.

“Over these three days the communication has been good and we have been making an effort and discussing a system the players are not normally used to,” Zaccheroni told reporters Wednesday as the three-day get-together for J. League players wrapped up in Chiba Prefecture.

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