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Urawa Red Diamonds are the guests at Ajinomoto Stadium on Saturday for the J1 League tie with home team FC Tokyo.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for FC Tokyo v Urawa Red Diamonds, scroll down including the latest game odds.
FC Tokyo, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-3 J1 League victory against Yokohama F. Marinos.
For FC Tokyo, the goals were scored by Diego Oliveira (17') and Leandro (45', 46'). Keita Endo (4') was the scorer for Yokohama F. Marinos.
Over their preceding six fixtures, Kenta Hasegawa's FC Tokyo have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a combined total of 9 times, with that being an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.5.
Analysis of their past results shows that FC Tokyo:
- have not lost a league tie with Urawa Red Diamonds in their last 2 games.
- are winless against Urawa Red Diamonds in their last 12 league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 4 league games. Fans are getting restless.
Urawa Red Diamonds
Urawa Red Diamonds will go into this match after a 1-0 J1 League win with the downing of Kashima Antlers in their most recent outing.
The only player to score from Urawa Red Diamonds was Ewerton Pereira (52').
Tsuyoshi Ōtsuki's Urawa Red Diamonds have seen their efforts on goal rewarded a total of 9 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during that period equals 7.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Urawa Red Diamonds:
- have not emerged victorious against FC Tokyo when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- haven't been beaten by FC Tokyo when they have played them away from home in the previous 6 league matches. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 16/04/2017 shows that FC Tokyo have won 0 of these & Urawa Red Diamonds 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
A sum of 15 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from FC Tokyo and 9 being from Reds. That is an average goals per game value of 2.5.
The last league game between these clubs was J1 League match day 33 on 30/11/2019 which finished with the scoreline of FC Tokyo 1-1 Urawa Red Diamonds.
The referee was Masaaki Iemoto.
Team News: FC Tokyo
FC Tokyo manager Kenta Hasegawa does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Urawa Red Diamonds
Owing to a fully healthy group to pick from, Urawa Red Diamonds boss Tsuyoshi Ōtsuki has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match.
When taking everything into account, Urawa Red Diamonds will have to work hard as a team to be putting a goal past this FC Tokyo outfit who we reckon will score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We therefore see a very even match with a 1-0 winning score for FC Tokyo when the referee blows for full-time.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ajinomoto Stadium (48,955)
Captain: Keigo Higashi
Chairman: Naoki Ogane
Manager: Kenta Hasegawa
Competitions: J1 League position 4, AFC Champions League (Group F)
⭐ Key Player: Leandro
Normally deployed in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Leandro was born in Brasília, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Grêmio in the 2011 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored a sum of 3 league goals in the J1 League 2020 campaign to date from a total of 3 appearances.