NOEVIR Stadium Kobe: Vissel Kobe vs Avispa Fukuoka J-League stats, lineups and information

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Competition: Japan J-League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 07:00 (UTC)
Venue: NOEVIR Stadium Kobe (30132 seats)

Vissel Kobe have played better than Avispa Fukuoka this season, but every fixture starts at 0-0. Here's all the data you require ahead of kickoff:

Insights:
  • Vissel Kobe have the most points from losing position (18) in J-League

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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Vissel Kobe form and stats

8-4-3 (win-draw-lost) are the J-League numbers at home for Vissel Kobe so far this season. Two home wins in a row for Vissel bring valid hopes of a third.

Vissel's last game was hosting Urawa Reds (placed 5th) and winning 5-1. As indicated by the result mentioned above, Vissel Kobe played a great game against Urawa Reds and beat them comfortably. Expectations are high for this one. Midfielder Andrés Iniesta was the best player on the team with a rating of 8.81 (out of ten) in that game. Iniesta scored two goals, served one assist, hit one key pass, dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times and had 27 successful passes (of 29 total).

Prior to that was the away defeat visiting Kawasaki Frontale (1-3).

A decent goal production from Vissel in their home games so far, with 25 goals from 15 league matches. From these home matches, Vissel Kobe have conceded only 10 goals.

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Avispa Fukuoka form and stats

Playing away, Avispa Fukuoka have won 4 games, drawn 6 and suffered 5 defeats in the J-League this season.

Fukuoka might have something to prove in this game as they lost at home in their previous match. Shimizu S-Pulse proved too strong as Avispa Fukuoka slumped to a 1-2 defeat in front of their own fans at Level-5 stadium. Defender Takaaki Shichi was the best team player with a rating of 7.23. Shichi hit one key pass and won 6 of 9 duels.

That result followed a home victory 3-0 versus Sagan Tosu.

The visiting Fukuoka have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 16 goals from 15 games. Fukuoka have conceded 18 goals in these away matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Avispa Fukuoka - Vissel 1-2 was the end result in these participants' previous head-to-head game, earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's three Vissel victories, seven draws and zero Avispa Fukuoka wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, six matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Vissel KobeR. Kikuchi
R. Kikuchi
5 goals
VisselD. Chagas Matos
D. Chagas Matos
5 goals
Avispa FukuokaY. Yamagishi
Y. Yamagishi
5 goals

Vissel Kobe missing players

Avispa Fukuoka missing players

Vissel Kobe Avispa Fukuoka
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
31 15 6 Played P 5 15 31
16 8 2 Won W 1 4 13
9 4 2 Drew D 0 6 7
6 3 2 Lost L 4 5 11
50 25 7 Scored S 4 16 38
30 10 5 Conceded C 8 18 33
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 87% 94%
77% 60% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 73% 71%
39% 33% 33% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 47% 52%
23% 20% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 20% 13%
13% 13% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
58% 47% 50% BTTS BTTS 20% 53% 52%
29% 40% 33% Clean Sheets C S 20% 27% 35%
16% 13% 17% Failed to Score F T 60% 33% 19%
 
3.5 3.1 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5 3.7 4.4
4.3 3.7 3.5 Corners against (avg) C A 7.4 6.1 5.4
0.6 0.5 0.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.2 1.4
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 2
 
8.8 9.3 9.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6.4 6.8 8.2
3.9 4.3 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.2 2.8 3.1
41% 39% 26% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 38% 39%
Key stats in J-League this season:
  • Vissel Kobe have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Vissel Kobe have the most points from losing position (18) in J-League
  • Vissel Kobe haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Kawasaki Frontale 32 25 6 1 69 21 16 14 2 0 33 12 16 11 4 1 36 9 48 81
2 Yokohama F. Marinos 31 21 6 4 67 28 15 11 3 1 35 9 16 10 3 3 32 19 39 69
3 Vissel Kobe 31 16 9 6 50 30 15 8 4 3 25 10 16 8 5 3 25 20 20 57
4 Nagoya Grampus 32 17 6 9 35 24 16 10 2 4 18 11 16 7 4 5 17 13 11 57
5 Urawa Reds 31 16 6 9 36 32 15 10 3 2 20 13 16 6 3 7 16 19 4 54
6 Kashima Antlers 32 16 5 11 53 34 16 8 3 5 30 20 16 8 2 6 23 14 19 53
7 Sagan Tosu 31 14 9 8 38 29 15 9 4 2 25 11 16 5 5 6 13 18 9 51
8 Avispa Fukuoka 31 13 7 11 38 33 16 9 1 6 22 15 15 4 6 5 16 18 5 46
9 Tokyo 32 13 7 12 42 40 15 7 2 6 25 22 17 6 5 6 17 18 2 46
10 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 32 11 12 9 38 31 17 5 6 6 17 17 15 6 6 3 21 14 7 45
11 Consadole Sapporo 31 12 6 13 40 43 16 7 2 7 23 25 15 5 4 6 17 18 -3 42
12 Cerezo Osaka 32 10 9 13 40 42 16 6 5 5 21 22 16 4 4 8 19 20 -2 39
13 Kashiwa Reysol 31 10 4 17 31 43 16 5 2 9 18 26 15 5 2 8 13 17 -12 34
14 Gamba Osaka 31 9 6 16 25 39 16 4 3 9 15 25 15 5 3 7 10 14 -14 33
15 Shimizu S-Pulse 31 7 11 13 31 45 15 3 5 7 12 24 16 4 6 6 19 21 -14 32
16 Tokushima Vortis 31 8 5 18 25 43 16 4 4 8 15 18 15 4 1 10 10 25 -18 29
17 Shonan Bellmare 31 5 12 14 30 37 16 2 9 5 11 13 15 3 3 9 19 24 -7 27
18 Oita Trinita 31 6 6 19 21 48 16 5 5 6 13 18 15 1 1 13 8 30 -27 24
19 Vegalta Sendai 31 4 11 16 24 50 15 2 5 8 9 19 16 2 6 8 15 31 -26 23
20 Yokohama 31 5 7 19 25 66 15 3 5 7 16 25 16 2 2 12 9 41 -41 22