Júbilo Iwata travel to ThespaKusatsu Gunma with space in suitcase for three points

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Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Sun 28.November
Match begins: 05:00 (UTC)
Venue: Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma (15190 seats)

ThespaKusatsu Gunma have had trouble getting points this season. Can the gang get something when Júbilo Iwata come to visit Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma?

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  • Júbilo Iwata have the most scored goals (73) in J2-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.

ThespaKusatsu are fighting like crazy to avoid relegation and desperately need points in this fixture.

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ThespaKusatsu Gunma form and stats

The overall J2-League results playing at home this season for ThespaKusatsu Gunma are 5-8-7 (wins-draws-losses). With three draws from their last three games overall it has been a case of neither great nor terrible for ThespaKusatsu.

The spoils were shared in ThespaKusatsu Gunma's previous game, also at home. Visiting Albirex Niigata (placed 6th) travelled back with a draw after a 0-0 scoreline.

A 1-1 draw away before that, with Machida Zelvia the opponent.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for ThespaKusatsu here at Shoda Shoyu Stadium Gunma in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (17 from 20 games). It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. ThespaKusatsu have conceded 21 in these home matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Júbilo Iwata form and stats

The away team have been very comfortable on their travels so far, racking up 13 wins, 5 draws and only 2 losses in the J2-League. Things are running smoothly for Júbilo who hasn't tasted defeat in their last 17 matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Montedio Yamagata.

Júbilo delivered a 2-2 draw playing at home against V-Varen Nagasaki (placed 4th) in their previous match; a J2-League game.

Prior to that result Júbilo Iwata won their away game at Mito Hollyhock. The scoreline was 3-1.

The travelling fans enjoy Júbilo's attacking play in away games, having scored 35 goals in 20 league matches away. Júbilo are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 17 times in 20 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Here's the final score when the contenders played each other earlier this campaign; Júbilo Iwata - ThespaKusatsu Gunma 1-0. Head-2-head stats last seven meetings: one - two - four (ThespaKusatsu wins - draws - Júbilo Iwata wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), three had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Júbilo IwataL. Araújo de Almeida
L. Araújo de Almeida
22 goals
Júbilo IwataH. Yamada
H. Yamada
11 goals
Júbilo IwataY. Suzuki
Y. Suzuki
8 goals

ThespaKusatsu Gunma missing players

Júbilo Iwata missing players

ThespaKusatsu Gunma Júbilo Iwata
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
40 20 6 Played P 7 20 40
9 5 0 Won W 5 13 26
13 8 2 Drew D 2 5 9
18 7 4 Lost L 0 2 5
34 17 3 Scored S 13 35 73
53 21 9 Conceded C 4 17 41
90% 85% 83% Over 0.5 O 0.5 86% 95% 98%
60% 65% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 86% 70% 72%
38% 35% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 57% 50% 55%
18% 5% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 14% 30% 38%
5% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 18%
48% 45% 50% BTTS BTTS 57% 55% 62%
25% 30% 17% Clean Sheets C S 43% 35% 32%
38% 40% 50% Failed to Score F T 14% 15% 8%
 
4.6 4.8 5 Corners for (avg) C F 7 5.5 6
6.3 6.7 7.3 Corners against (avg) C A 4.7 4.2 3.8
0.6 0.6 0.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.9 1 0.9
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.8 6.8 6.3 Shots (avg) S ( 14.3 12.4 12.2
2.3 2.8 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.9 5.1 5.2
37% 30% 25% Goal Efficiency G E 32% 34% 35%
 
9.9 9.6 11.5 Shots against (avg) S A 7.7 8.8 8.5
3.9 3.8 4.2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.1 3.3 3.2
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • Júbilo Iwata have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • Júbilo Iwata have scored more than double the goals of ThespaKusatsu Gunma.
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most points (44) away in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most points from losing position (24) in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most scored goals (35) away in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most scored goals (73) in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most scored goals in the first half (34) in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the most scored goals in the second half (39) in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata have the the best goal difference (+32) in J2-League
  • Júbilo Iwata is in the best form (4-2-0) 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 Júbilo Iwata 40 26 9 5 73 41 20 13 4 3 38 24 20 13 5 2 35 17 32 87
2 Kyoto Sanga 40 24 10 6 59 31 20 13 5 2 37 19 20 11 5 4 22 12 28 82
3 Ventforet Kofu 40 22 10 8 61 35 20 13 5 2 37 17 20 9 5 6 24 18 26 76
4 V-Varen Nagasaki 40 22 9 9 67 42 20 11 6 3 37 20 20 11 3 6 30 22 25 75
5 Machida Zelvia 40 19 11 10 62 38 20 7 6 7 28 22 20 12 5 3 34 16 24 68
6 Albirex Niigata 40 18 13 9 60 37 20 11 4 5 29 12 20 7 9 4 31 25 23 67
7 Montedio Yamagata 40 19 8 13 55 46 20 9 3 8 29 27 20 10 5 5 26 19 9 65
8 JEF United 40 16 14 10 45 35 20 7 8 5 22 18 20 9 6 5 23 17 10 62
9 Ryūkyū 40 17 10 13 54 45 20 10 5 5 27 15 20 7 5 8 27 30 9 61
10 Fagiano Okayama 40 14 14 12 38 33 20 6 5 9 15 15 20 8 9 3 23 18 5 56
11 Mito Hollyhock 40 15 10 15 54 46 20 7 5 8 22 20 20 8 5 7 32 26 8 55
12 Tokyo Verdy 40 14 10 16 55 65 20 8 3 9 27 31 20 6 7 7 28 34 -10 52
13 Blaublitz Akita 40 11 14 15 39 47 20 3 11 6 13 22 20 8 3 9 26 25 -8 47
14 Renofa Yamaguchi 40 10 12 18 36 49 20 6 5 9 20 22 20 4 7 9 16 27 -13 42
15 Tochigi 40 9 15 16 34 48 20 4 7 9 18 24 20 5 8 7 16 24 -14 42
16 ThespaKusatsu Gunma 40 9 13 18 34 53 20 5 8 7 17 21 20 4 5 11 17 32 -19 40
17 Omiya Ardija 40 8 14 18 48 55 20 5 5 10 27 29 20 3 9 8 21 26 -7 38
18 Sagamihara 40 8 13 19 32 50 20 4 7 9 19 28 20 4 6 10 13 22 -18 37
19 Zweigen Kanazawa 40 9 10 21 37 59 20 5 5 10 18 30 20 4 5 11 19 29 -22 37
20 Giravanz Kitakyushu 40 7 14 19 33 59 20 3 7 10 16 27 20 4 7 9 17 32 -26 35
21 Ehime 40 7 13 20 36 64 20 1 8 11 18 38 20 6 5 9 18 26 -28 34
22 Matsumoto Yamaga 40 7 12 21 34 68 20 5 7 8 21 30 20 2 5 13 13 38 -34 33