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Kashiwa Reysol play host to the visiting Sagan Tosu at Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium in the J1 League clash on Saturday.
All Kashiwa Reysol v Sagan Tosu match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Kashiwa Reysol prepare for this fixture following on from a 1-1 J1 League drawn game vs Kashima Antlers.
In that match, Kashiwa Reysol managed 46% possession and 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Kashiwa Reysol was Mao Hosoya (77'). For their opponents, Kashima Antlers had 11 shots at goal with 4 on target. Diego Pituca (87') scored for Kashima Antlers.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Kashiwa Reysol haven’t conceded. The reality is that Kashiwa Reysol have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals along the way.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Kashiwa Reysol:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Sagan Tosu in their last 2 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
Since a loss in their previous game against Yokohama FC in J1 League competition, Sagan Tosu will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Sagan Tosu had 70% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sagan Tosu was Yuki Horigome (14'). For their opponents, Yokohama FC had 9 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Yuri Lara (10'), Caprini (45') and Tomoki Kondo (89') scored for Yokohama FC.
Sagan Tosu have been a threat going forward leading up to this encounter, scoring 9 goals in their previous 6 matches. Having said that, Sagan Tosu have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same matches. We shall soon find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Analysis of their past results shows that Sagan Tosu:
- remain unbeaten by Kashiwa Reysol when having played them away from home in the previous 7 league matches. A very good run of results for them.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 7 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels going back to 21/08/2021, neither club has come out on top overall with Kashiwa Reysol winning 2 of those games, Sagan Tosu 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Reysol and 10 netted by Sagan Tosu. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was J1 League match day 8 on 15/04/2023 and the score finished Sagan Tosu 1-1 Kashiwa Reysol.
In that game, Sagan Tosu had 52% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Yoichi Naganuma (55').
For their opponents, Kashiwa Reysol had 25 attempts at goal with 9 on target. Matheus Sávio (75') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Yoshiro Imamura.
Team News: Kashiwa Reysol
Faruzansana Mohamado (Hamstring injury), Hayato Tanaka (Hamstring injury), Ota Yamamoto (Forearm fracture) and Bueno (Knee surgery) are not available for Kashiwa Reysol manager Masami Ihara. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Taiyo Koga, Diego and Tomoki Takamine.
Team News: Sagan Tosu
Sagan Tosu manager Kenta Kawai has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Fuchi Honda (Tear of the lateral meniscus) and Yoshiki Narahara (Cruciate ligament injury) are those who can’t be considered.
For this match, we think that Sagan Tosu should have enough to put one past this Kashiwa Reysol team, although that probably shouldn’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our tip is for both teams to score in a 2-1 advantage for Kashiwa Reysol by the time that the referee blows the final whistle. It’s a very tough call.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium (15,109)
Captain: Taiyo Koga
Chairman: Ryuichiro Takigawa
Manager: Masami Ihara
Competitions: J1 League position 16
🔑 Key Player: Mao Hosoya
Mostly played in the Striker position, Mao Hosoya was born in Japan. After making a first senior appearance for Kashiwa Reysol in the 2020 season, the talented Forward has netted 13 league goals in this J1 League 2023 season so far from a total of 32 appearances.