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France, Brazil not 'class above us', Japan say

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Japan's coach Alberto Zaccheroni and playmaker Keisuke Honda have vowed to come out fighting against former world champions France and Brazil, despite their underdog status. 

Japan's coach Alberto Zaccheroni, pictured in February 2012, and playmaker Keisuke Honda have vowed to come out fighting against former world champions France and Brazil, despite their underdog status.

"I don't feel we are going up against teams that are a class above us," CSKA Moscow's Honda said as he landed in Paris after scoring a goal and setting up another in Sunday's 2-0 win over Spartak Moscow.

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