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JEF United Chiba will be at ND Soft Stadium Yamagata on Sunday for the J2 League clash with home side Montedio Yamagata.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Montedio Yamagata v JEF United Chiba (including the best match odds).
Montedio Yamagata, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 2-0 J2 League triumph versus Yokohama FC.
The only name on the scoresheet from Montedio Yamagata was Tiago Alves (79', 83').
It has been seldom in recent games that Montedio Yamagata have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Montedio Yamagata have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 8 goals in the process.
Looking at their past form shows that Montedio Yamagata:
- haven't been beaten in the league by JEF United Chiba in their previous 7 matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches at home.
JEF United Chiba
JEF United Chiba come into this clash following a 1-2 J2 League win as they beat Iwate Grulla Morioka in their previous fixture.
For JEF United Chiba, the scorers were Solomon Sakuragawa (4') and Taishi Taguchi (79'). Morelatto (31') scored for Iwate Grulla Morioka.
Over the course of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring JEF United Chiba, a comparatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell comes to a paltry 1.17, with the number of goals averaged by JEF Utd equalling 0.83. Let’s see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that JEF United Chiba:
- have not registered a win against Montedio Yamagata when having played them away from home in the previous 7 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head meetings dating back to 06/10/2019 tells us that Montedio Yamagata have won 3 of these games and JEF United Chiba 0, with the tally of draws being 3.
An aggregate of 17 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 of them for Yamagata and 4 belonging to JEF Utd. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The previous league clash between these sides was J2 League match day 3 on 06/03/2022 and the score finished JEF United Chiba 0-0 Montedio Yamagata.
The match was refereed by Koichiro Fukushima.
Team News: Montedio Yamagata
Eisuke Fujishima (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Rui Yokoyama (Biceps femoris muscle injury), Kenya Okazaki (Cruciate Ligament Injury) and Yoshiki Fujimoto (Cruciate Ligament Injury) will not be taking part for Montedio Yamagata gaffer Peter Cklamovski.
Team News: JEF United Chiba
JEF United Chiba manager Jong-Hwan Yoon has multiple availability issues to deal with. Daisuke Suzuki (Peroneus tendon injury) and Shogo Sasaki (Cruciate Ligament Injury) are not ready for selection.
Here, we’re thinking that JEF United Chiba could well find it tough to breach the defence of this Montedio Yamagata side who we reckon should get the vital goal that wins it.
Therefore, we predict a good tussle with a 1-0 advantage for Montedio Yamagata at the end of the 90.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: ND Soft Stadium Yamagata (20,680)
Captain: Takumi Yamada
Chairman: Kentaro Aida
Manager: Peter Cklamovski
Competitions: J2 League position 8
🔑 Star Man: Tiago Alves
Usually played in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Tiago Alves was born in Coimbra, Portugal. After having played his first senior match for Piast Gliwice in the 2019 - 2020 season, the talented Midfielder has managed to score 6 league goals in this J2 League 2022 campaign so far in a total of 26 appearances.