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Renofa Yamaguchi will be hosting away team Ventforet Kofu at Ishin Me-Life Stadium in the J2 League match on Sunday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Renofa Yamaguchi v Ventforet Kofu can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Renofa Yamaguchi enter this fixture after a 1-1 J2 League stalemate versus Matsumoto Yamaga.
The only scorer from Renofa Yamaguchi was Hirofumi Watanabe (86'). Sérginho (74') was the scorer for Matsumoto Yamaga.
Their latest results show that it has been a great time for the Renofa Yamaguchi defence. Renofa Yamaguchi have kept it tight, resulting in the number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their previous six clashes standing at 4. We will just have to find out if that trend can be sustained here.
Coming into this contest, Renofa Yamaguchi have not emerged victorious against Ventforet Kofu in their last 3 matches in the league.
Ventforet Kofu will come into the meeting following a 0-2 J2 League win with the defeat of AFC Blaublitz Akita in their most recent match.
For Ventforet Kofu, goals were scored by Sho Araki (30') and Motoki Hasegawa (68').
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Akira Ito's Ventforet Kofu have seen their goal attempts be successful 9 times therefore yielding them the goals per game average of 1.5.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 11/11/2018 shows us that Renofa Yamaguchi have won 1 of these games and Ventforet Kofu 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.
A total of 17 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them from Renofa and 11 belonging to Kofu. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league game between the two was J2 League match day 19 on 19/06/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Ventforet Kofu 2-2 Renofa Yamaguchi.
The match was refereed by Keigo Sendachi.
Team News: Renofa Yamaguchi
The Renofa Yamaguchi manager Yoshihiro Natsuka has a full complement, with no fitness concerns at all before this clash with a fully healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Ventforet Kofu
Due to a fully healthy group available for selection, the Ventforet Kofu boss Akira Ito doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
We feel that Renofa Yamaguchi will do well to get anything against this Ventforet Kofu outfit who we think will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We’re therefore seeing a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for Ventforet Kofu at the end of this game.
We’re expecting it to be that close.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ishin Me-Life Stadium (15,115)
Captain: Joji Ikegami
Chairman: Takashi Kawamura
Manager: Yoshihiro Natsuka
Competitions: J2 League position 14
⭐ Star Player: Yuki Kusano
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Yuki Kusano was born in Hokkaido, Japan. After having played his first senior match for Yokohama FC in the 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 5 league goals in this J2 League 2021 campaign so far from a total of 29 appearances.