Kawasaki Frontale vs Avispa Fukuoka pre-match info: Guests in for a grim task at Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium

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Competition: Japan J-League
Competition: Sat 14.May
Match begins: 07:00 (UTC)
Venue: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium (27495 seats)

The home team, Kawasaki Frontale, should be expected winners in this game, but Avispa Fukuoka have revealed both flair and determination. Learn more about the match!

Insights:
  • Kawasaki Frontale is in the best form (4-1-1) in J-League
  • Avispa Fukuoka have the fewest points from losing position (0) in J-League

Avispa Fukuoka have a very long trip to this away game, as there's more than 1000 kilometers in distance to cover. This could prove a challenge, at least for the supporters.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Kawasaki Frontale form and stats

Kawasaki Frontale have played 5 J-League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 4-0-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Kawasaki Frontale are confident in defense, having played 192 minutes without conceding a goal in the league.

It's back home for Kawasaki Frontale, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Shimizu S-Pulse away with the result 2-0. Marcinho and Wakizaka found the net in that victory. Midfield player Wakizaka got a match rating of 8.42 in that game, the max score being 10. Wakizaka scored one goal, served one assist, hit two key passes, dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times and had 41 successful passes (of 45 total).

The manager Oniki will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Vissel Kobe in only four days.

Kawasaki Frontale are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 6 goals in 5 games.

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Avispa Fukuoka form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their J-League travels is 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats.

There were no winners in Fukuoka's previous match, the home game that ended 0-0 vs Shonan Bellmare (placed 17th). Defender Miya was the best team player with a rating of 8.02. Miya won 11 of 15 duels.

Before that, Avispa Fukuoka secured a home win against Tokyo with the score 5-1.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Nabisco Cup trip to Tokyo.

The attacking power of Avispa Fukuoka when travelling is not overwhelming with 4 goals scored from 5 league matches away. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (4 so far).

Head 2 Head

Previous nine meetings with these contenders: Kawasaki won five, Avispa Fukuoka were winners in three and we saw one draw. seven games with over 2,5 goals, two matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

Kawasaki FrontaleM. da Silva Barbosa
M. da Silva Barbosa
3 goals
Kawasaki FrontaleK. Chinen
K. Chinen
3 goals
Kawasaki FrontaleL. da Silva dos Santos
L. da Silva dos Santos
3 goals

Kawasaki Frontale missing players

Avispa Fukuoka missing players

Kawasaki Frontale Avispa Fukuoka
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 2 5 12
7 4 0 Won W 0 2 3
2 0 0 Drew D 0 1 6
2 1 1 Lost L 2 2 3
17 6 1 Scored S 0 4 10
12 5 4 Conceded C 2 4 7
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 58%
73% 40% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 20% 25%
36% 40% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 20% 17%
27% 20% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 17%
18% 20% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 17%
45% 40% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 20% 25%
55% 60% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 40% 50%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 60% 67%
 
4.9 5.2 6 Corners for (avg) C F 2.5 3.4 4.3
5.2 7.4 4 Corners against (avg) C A 5 4 3.8
1.6 2.4 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0.8 1.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.9 10.2 19 Shots (avg) S ( 5.5 5.8 8.1
5 4.4 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1.5 2.6 3.3
31% 27% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 31% 25%
 
8.2 8.6 13 Shots against (avg) S A 6 5.4 6.3
3.8 4 6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.5 1.8 2.4
Key stats in J-League this season:
  • Avispa Fukuoka have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Avispa Fukuoka have the fewest points from losing position (0) in J-League
  • Avispa Fukuoka have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Kawasaki Frontale have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Kawasaki Frontale have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Kawasaki Frontale haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Kawasaki Frontale is in the best form (4-1-1) in J-League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Kashima Antlers 12 8 1 3 17 12 7 4 1 2 8 8 5 4 0 1 9 4 5 25
2 Kawasaki Frontale 11 7 2 2 17 12 5 4 0 1 6 5 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 23
3 Yokohama F. Marinos 11 6 3 2 19 12 7 5 2 0 14 6 4 1 1 2 5 6 7 21
4 Kashiwa Reysol 11 6 1 4 13 11 5 3 0 2 7 7 6 3 1 2 6 4 2 19
5 Tokyo 11 5 3 3 11 10 5 3 2 0 7 2 6 2 1 3 4 8 1 18
6 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 12 4 5 3 15 12 7 3 2 2 8 5 5 1 3 1 7 7 3 17
7 Cerezo Osaka 12 4 5 3 16 14 6 1 2 3 5 9 6 3 3 0 11 5 2 17
8 Consadole Sapporo 12 3 8 1 10 11 6 2 4 0 5 3 6 1 4 1 5 8 -1 17
9 Sagan Tosu 11 3 7 1 14 7 5 2 3 0 8 2 6 1 4 1 6 5 7 16
10 Kyoto Sanga 12 4 4 4 14 13 6 2 1 3 6 8 6 2 3 1 8 5 1 16
11 Avispa Fukuoka 12 3 6 3 10 7 7 1 5 1 6 3 5 2 1 2 4 4 3 15
12 Gamba Osaka 12 3 5 4 14 15 7 2 2 3 10 10 5 1 3 1 4 5 -1 14
13 Shimizu S-Pulse 12 2 6 4 13 16 6 0 4 2 5 9 6 2 2 2 8 7 -3 12
14 Nagoya Grampus 12 2 5 5 10 14 6 2 3 1 7 6 6 0 2 4 3 8 -4 11
15 Jubilo Iwata 12 2 5 5 15 20 5 1 3 1 7 7 7 1 2 4 8 13 -5 11
16 Urawa Reds 10 2 4 4 11 10 5 2 2 1 9 5 5 0 2 3 2 5 1 10
17 Shonan Bellmare 12 1 4 7 6 16 5 0 2 3 2 8 7 1 2 4 4 8 -10 7
18 Vissel Kobe 11 0 4 7 5 18 4 0 1 3 1 6 7 0 3 4 4 12 -13 4