Kashiwa Reysol visit Nissan Stadium on Saturday for the J1 League fixture with hosts Yokohama F. Marinos.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Yokohama F. Marinos v Kashiwa Reysol (including the best match odds).
Yokohama F. Marinos
Yokohama F. Marinos are hoping to win again after their last result, the 1-2 J1 League triumph versus Gamba Osaka.
In that game, Yokohama F. Marinos had 60% possession and 16 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For Yokohama F. Marinos, goals were scored by Takuma Nishimura (56') and Kota Mizunuma (61'). Gamba Osaka had 12 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Dawhan (7') was the scorer for Gamba Osaka.
Kevin Muscat's Yokohama F. Marinos have hit the back of the net 13 times in their prior six outings. The number of goals that they have conceded in that same time is 6.
Coming into this contest, Yokohama F. Marinos are undefeated in their last 10 home league matches. Visiting teams have certainly not had an easy time of it here.
Kashiwa Reysol go into this encounter after a 3-1 J1 League win to beat Vissel Kobe in their most recent fixture.
In that game, Kashiwa Reysol managed 40% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Kashiwa Reysol, the goalscorers were Keiya Shiihashi (38'), Matheus Sávio (45') and Yuki Muto (65'). Vissel Kobe had 11 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Kento Hashimoto (28') scored for Vissel Kobe.
The stats don’t lie, and Kashiwa Reysol have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 5 goals overall. At the back, Kashiwa Reysol have seen their frailties exposed.
Their prior results show that Kashiwa Reysol:
- haven't won against Yokohama F. Marinos when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league matches. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- remain unbeaten by Yokohama F. Marinos when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head clashes dating back to 01/09/2018 shows us that Yokohama F. Marinos have won 3 of these and Kashiwa Reysol 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 11 of them from Marinos and 8 belonging to Reysol. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.17.
The last league match featuring the two was J1 League match day 2 on 27/02/2022 which ended up with the score at Kashiwa Reysol 3-1 Yokohama F. Marinos.
On that occasion, Kashiwa Reysol had 40% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Goals were scored by Mao Hosoya (24'), Douglas (60') and Tomoya Koyamatsu (92').
At the other end, Yokohama F. Marinos got 6 shots at goal with 2 on target. Anderson Lopes (5') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Ryuji Sato.
Team News: Yokohama F. Marinos
Ryuta Koike (Hamstring Injury) and Takuya Kida (Groin Strain) will not be taking part for Yokohama F. Marinos gaffer Kevin Muscat. Anderson Lopes cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Kashiwa Reysol
Due to a mostly available squad, there is just the one fitness worry for the Kashiwa Reysol manager Nélsinho Baptista to be concerned with. Douglas (Knee Surgery) won’t be in action. Keiya Shiihashi cannot play in this game through suspension.
In this game, Kashiwa Reysol could really find it hard to be putting goals past a Yokohama F. Marinos side who certainly have the ability to boss most aspects of this game if it turns out as we expect.
We can see a commanding 3-0 winning scoreline for Yokohama F. Marinos after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Yokohama F. Marinos
Stadium: Nissan Stadium (71,822)
Captain: Takuya Kida
Chairman: Ryōji Kurosawa
Manager: Kevin Muscat
Competitions: J1 League position 1, AFC Champions League (Round of 16)
⭐ Star Player: Anderson Lopes
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Anderson Lopes was born in Recife, Brazil. After having made a senior debut playing for Avaí in the 2015 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 7 league goals in this J1 League 2022 campaign so far from a total of 14 appearances.