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Matsumoto Yamaga journey to transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki on Wednesday for the J2 League fixture with home side V-Varen Nagasaki.
All V-Varen Nagasaki v Matsumoto Yamaga game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
V-Varen Nagasaki will be looking for another win after the 0-1 J2 League victory over JEF United Chiba.
The only scorer from V-Varen Nagasaki was Takumi Nagura (51').
Their more recent scorelines show that things are going according to plan in the V-Varen Nagasaki backline. VVN have been miserly, resulting in the number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous six games standing at 4.
Heading into this contest, V-Varen Nagasaki have not lost a league tie with Matsumoto Yamaga in their last 2 matches.
Matsumoto Yamaga will go into the clash following on from a 1-0 J2 League win vs Fagiano Okayama in their previous outing.
The only scorer from Matsumoto Yamaga was Sérginho (18').
In the course of their 6 previous matches, Kei Shibata's Matsumoto Yamaga have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 8 times therefore giving them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Pre-game facts show that Matsumoto Yamaga:
- have left without a victory over V-Varen Nagasaki in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 20/07/2014 shows us that V-Varen Nagasaki have won 1 of these games and Matsumoto Yamaga 3, with the tally of drawn games being 2.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between them in these games, with 4 from VVN and 9 being from Matsumoto. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.17.
The last league contest between these clubs was J2 League match day 20 on 19/09/2020 when it ended Matsumoto Yamaga 2-2 V-Varen Nagasaki.
Team News: V-Varen Nagasaki
Regarding absentees, there’s just one fitness concern for the V-Varen Nagasaki manager Makoto Teguramori to be concerned with due to a largely intact group. Masashi Kamekawa (Hamstring Injury) won’t play.
Team News: Matsumoto Yamaga
Thanks to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Matsumoto Yamaga manager Kei Shibata does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this game.
In this game, V-Varen Nagasaki will probably be able to create a decent number of chances and shots on target.
Conversely, Matsumoto Yamaga could well struggle to make a breakthrough although we do think it’s probable that they will be hitting back at some stage.
We’re therefore anticipating a controlled 3-1 margin for V-Varen Nagasaki come full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki (20,258)
Captain: Hiroki Akino
Chairman: Haruna Takada
Manager: Makoto Teguramori
Competitions: J2 League position 3
🔑 Star Man: Cayman Togashi
Mostly played in the Striker position, Cayman Togashi was born in Japan. Having played his first senior match for Yokohama F. Marinos in the 2015 season, the accomplished Forward has scored 5 league goals in this J2 League 2020 campaign to date coming from a total of 26 appearances.