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Sagan Tosu will be at Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium on Wednesday for the J1 League fixture with home team Kawasaki Frontale.
View all of the Kawasaki Frontale v Sagan Tosu predictions, poll and stats below - along with the latest match odds.
Kawasaki Frontale will be looking for another win after the 2-0 J1 League victory against Oita Trinita.
In that match, Kawasaki Frontale managed 50% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 6 on target. At the other end, Oita Trinita had 5 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
Kawasaki Frontale have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have claimed a sum of 16 during that time while also conceding a total of 2.
Their past results show that Kawasaki Frontale:
- have not been beaten in the league by Sagan Tosu in their previous 8 matches. A decent run, indeed.
- have not registered a win against Sagan Tosu in their previous 3 league games.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Cerezo Osaka in J1 League action, Sagan Tosu and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Sagan Tosu had 59% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, Cerezo Osaka got 12 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Hiroaki Okuno (46') scored for Cerezo Osaka.
The trend of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games involving Sagan Tosu has become evident recently. A glance at their last 6 outings reveals that this has happened 6 times. During these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 1 while Sagan Tosu have scored 9. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Analysis of their past results shows that Sagan Tosu:
- have not won against Kawasaki Frontale when they have played them away from home in the previous 7 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- remain unbeaten by Kawasaki Frontale in away games against them for the last 4 league games. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- are without an away win for the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head-to-head clashes dating back to 25/04/2018 shows us that Kawasaki Frontale have won 2 of them & Sagan Tosu 0, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 4.
Also, the lack of goals in those games was pretty extraordinary, with a tally of 5 scored between them combined.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was J1 League match day 32 on 12/12/2020 when it finished Sagan Tosu 1-1 Kawasaki Frontale.
The match was refereed by Masaaki Iemoto.
Team News: Kawasaki Frontale
Regarding absentees, there’s just the lone fitness concern for the Kawasaki Frontale boss Tōru Oniki to contend with from an otherwise complete group. Ryota Oshima (Disrupted Calf Muscle) misses out.
Team News: Sagan Tosu
Owing to a fully injury-free group ready to go, Sagan Tosu boss Myung-Hwi Kim has zero fitness worries at all before this match. Seok-ho Hwang is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Sagan Tosu will have a difficult task to find the net against a Kawasaki Frontale team who have the capability to set up a big win.
We are anticipating a very comprehensive 3-0 margin for Kawasaki Frontale at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium (26,827)
Captain: Shogo Taniguchi
Chairman: Yoshihiro Warashina
Manager: Tōru Oniki
Competitions: J1 League position 1
🔑 Key Player: Leandro Damião
Regularly played in the Striker position, Leandro Damião was born in Jardim Alegre, Brazil. After making a first senior appearance for Internacional in the 2010 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 6 league goals in the J1 League 2021 campaign to date from a total of 7 appearances.