J2-League duel: Close contest expected between Renofa Yamaguchi and JEF United

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Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Wed 05.May
Match begins: 05:00 (UTC)
Venue: Ishin Me-Life Stadium (15115 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the J2-League, Renofa Yamaguchi holding 15th place and JEF United lying 16th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Renofa Yamaguchi have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (2) in J2-League
  • JEF United have the fewest scored goals (7) in J2-League

It's no vacation for neither Yamaguchi nor JEF United as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1000 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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Renofa Yamaguchi form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the J2-League this season. Renofa Yamaguchi have only managed 1 win, 2 draws and 3 losses from their games here at Ishin Me-Life Stadium.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Kyoto Sanga (0-2).

The manager S. Watanabe will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Zweigen Kanazawa in only four days.

The lack of attacking qualities in Yamaguchi means that they have only scored 2 goals in 6 league home games, less than half a goal per match. From these home matches, Renofa Yamaguchi have conceded only 5 goals.

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JEF United form and stats

As the visiting team in J2-League matches, JEF United, who have the fewest scored goals (7) in J2-League, have produced an overall stat of 3-1-2 so far.

JEF United have been frustrated by their lack of goals lately, as they haven't scored in the league since they found the net 184 minutes ago. S. Sakuragawa was the goal scorer.

JEF United are travelling again after losing away to Albirex Niigata in their previous match (0-2). The game before that, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Sagamihara.

After this away game JEF return home for a J2-League game against Fagiano Okayama. That game is only four sleeps after this.

The visitors have scored 5 goals from 6 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. JEF are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 5 times in 6 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

Yamaguchi-JEF United H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Renofa Yamaguchi four wins, JEF United four wins, two draws. eight of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Renofa YamaguchiK. Takai
K. Takai
2 goals
Renofa YamaguchiR. Komatsu
R. Komatsu
2 goals
YamaguchiK. Ukita
K. Ukita
2 goals

Renofa Yamaguchi missing players

JEF United missing players

Renofa Yamaguchi JEF United
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
11 6 1 Played P 1 6 11
3 1 1 Won W 0 3 3
3 2 0 Drew D 1 1 3
5 3 0 Lost L 0 2 5
8 2 1 Scored S 1 5 7
11 5 0 Conceded C 1 5 11
73% 67% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 91%
55% 33% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 50% 55%
36% 17% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 17% 18%
9% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
36% 17% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 33% 36%
45% 50% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 36%
45% 67% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 17% 36%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.4 1.5 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.3 1.5
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
8.6 8.8 14 Shots (avg) S ( 10 8.2 9.1
3.2 2.8 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 2.8 2.9
19% 12% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 29% 22%
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • JEF United have scored at least twice as many goals away as Renofa Yamaguchi have scored home.
  • JEF United have the fewest scored goals (7) in J2-League
  • JEF United haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Renofa Yamaguchi have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored at home.
  • Renofa Yamaguchi have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (2) in J2-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 Albirex Niigata 11 9 2 0 28 7 5 5 0 0 14 1 6 4 2 0 14 6 21 29
2 Ryukyu 11 9 1 1 20 7 6 5 1 0 9 2 5 4 0 1 11 5 13 28
3 Kyoto Sanga 11 8 1 2 23 10 5 3 1 1 14 8 6 5 0 1 9 2 13 25
4 Jubilo Iwata 11 7 0 4 22 18 6 4 0 2 15 12 5 3 0 2 7 6 4 21
5 Ventforet Kofu 11 5 3 3 15 10 5 3 1 1 7 3 6 2 2 2 8 7 5 18
6 Machida Zelvia 11 5 2 4 14 11 6 1 2 3 6 7 5 4 0 1 8 4 3 17
7 Zweigen Kanazawa 11 5 2 4 13 12 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 3 0 3 7 7 1 17
8 Mito Hollyhock 11 5 0 6 15 13 6 3 0 3 8 5 5 2 0 3 7 8 2 15
9 Fagiano Okayama 11 4 3 4 8 7 5 1 1 3 2 4 6 3 2 1 6 3 1 15
10 Blaublitz Akita 11 4 3 4 9 9 5 2 2 1 2 1 6 2 1 3 7 8 0 15
11 V-Varen Nagasaki 11 4 2 5 12 18 5 2 2 1 6 7 6 2 0 4 6 11 -6 14
12 Tochigi 11 3 4 4 11 13 5 1 2 2 4 6 6 2 2 2 7 7 -2 13
13 Montedio Yamagata 11 3 4 4 9 11 5 1 0 4 3 8 6 2 4 0 6 3 -2 13
14 Matsumoto Yamaga 11 3 4 4 12 17 5 2 2 1 8 6 6 1 2 3 4 11 -5 13
15 Renofa Yamaguchi 11 3 3 5 8 11 6 1 2 3 2 5 5 2 1 2 6 6 -3 12
16 JEF United 11 3 3 5 7 11 5 0 2 3 2 6 6 3 1 2 5 5 -4 12
17 Tokyo Verdy 11 3 3 5 14 23 7 3 1 3 11 11 4 0 2 2 3 12 -9 12
18 ThespaKusatsu Gunma 11 3 1 7 8 15 6 2 0 4 5 9 5 1 1 3 3 6 -7 10
19 Sagamihara 11 2 4 5 8 16 6 1 2 3 6 12 5 1 2 2 2 4 -8 10
20 Omiya Ardija 11 2 3 6 11 13 5 1 0 4 5 6 6 1 3 2 6 7 -2 9
21 Ehime 11 2 3 6 12 18 6 1 2 3 7 9 5 1 1 3 5 9 -6 9
22 Giravanz Kitakyushu 11 1 5 5 9 18 6 0 3 3 4 9 5 1 2 2 5 9 -9 8