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Matsumoto Yamaga arrive at Sagamihara Gion Stadium on Sunday for the J2 League tie with home team S.C. Sagamihara.
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S.C. Sagamihara will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 J2 League victory vs Ehime FC.
The only player to score from S.C. Sagamihara was Yuki Nakayama (96'). Shoji Toyama (83') and Masahiro Okamoto (89' Own goal) scored for Ehime FC.
It’s not been often in recent games where S.C. Sagamihara have kept a clean sheet. It will be a concern for them that S.C. Sagamihara have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 8 goals on the way. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be continued into this match, of course.
Going into this one, S.C. Sagamihara are without a win at home for the past 5 league games. Things will have to change soon.
In their last fixture, Matsumoto Yamaga drew 1-1 in the J2 League tie with Renofa Yamaguchi.
The only name on the scoresheet from Matsumoto Yamaga was Sérginho (74'). Hirofumi Watanabe (86') was the scorer for Renofa Yamaguchi.
The stats don’t lie, and Matsumoto Yamaga have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 11 goals in all. In defence, Matsumoto Yamaga have seen their frailties exposed.
Head to head
The last league game featuring the two was J2 League match day 12 on 05/05/2021 when it ended Matsumoto Yamaga 2-1 S.C. Sagamihara.
The match was refereed by Yudai Yamamoto.
Team News: S.C. Sagamihara
The S.C. Sagamihara boss Takuya Takagi has zero fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this match thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Matsumoto Yamaga
Thanks to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Matsumoto Yamaga manager Hiroshi Nanami has no fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Matsumoto Yamaga will likely be able to score a goal against this S.C. Sagamihara side, however that possibly won’t quite prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We think that it’s going to be a 2-1 victory for S.C. Sagamihara when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sagamihara Gion Stadium (6,291)
Captain: Jiro Kamata
Chairman: Shigeyoshi Mochizuki
Manager: Takuya Takagi
Competitions: J2 League position 18
⭐ Star Player: Jungo Fujimoto
Customarily used in the Centre Midfield position, Jungo Fujimoto was born in Kanagawa, Japan. Having made a first senior appearance for Shimizu S-Pulse in the 2006 season, the dangerous Midfielder has struck 7 league goals in this J2 League 2021 season so far coming from a total of 30 appearances.