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Chapecoense hopes to seek inspiration from a nation that knows pain firsthand as the tragic Brazilian club faces Urawa Reds in Tuesday’s Suruga Bank Championship.

More than eight months after a plane crash killed all but three of its players, Chapecoense has arrived in Japan for the annual midsummer one-off pitting the J. League Cup holders and the Copa Sudamericana champions.

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