Home advantage could prove decisive in V-Varen Nagasaki - Fagiano Okayama battle

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Competition: Japan J2-League
Competition: Sun 28.November
Match begins: 05:00 (UTC)
Venue: transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki (20246 seats)

V-Varen Nagasaki have performed well this season, being 4th place in the table. Fagiano Okayama have a view both up and down the table from the 10th spot.

Insights:
  • V-Varen Nagasaki have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Fagiano Okayama have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (12) 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.

Nagasaki can neither be promoted or relegated from J2-League. For Fagiano Okayama most of the excitement is over as they will neither be promoted or relegated this season.

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V-Varen Nagasaki form and stats

11 victories, 6 draws and 3 defeats. That’s what V-Varen Nagasaki have to build on here at transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki in the J2-League. In general it's been a long time since Nagasaki tasted defeat here at transcosmos Stadium Nagasaki, as they have taken at least one point from their last ten home games in the league.

Nagasaki shared the glory with Júbilo Iwata in their last match, an away game that ended all square 2-2.

Before that game, the 3-0 home victory against Tochigi.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Nagasaki handle that role? We have found 17 games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are twelve wins, four draws and one defeat.

A decent goal production from Nagasaki in their home games so far, with 37 goals from 20 league matches. Nagasaki's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 20 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Fagiano Okayama form and stats

Playing away, Fagiano Okayama have won 8 games, drawn 9 and suffered 3 defeats in the J2-League this season. In general it has been a productive period now for Fagiano as they haven't lost any of their last eleven games.

There were no winners in Fagiano's previous match, a J2-League home game that ended 0-0 vs Kyoto Sanga (placed 2nd).

Preceding that game was the away victory against Sagamihara with the score of 3-2.

Fagiano Okayama are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is four wins, five draws and four defeats. From a total of 13 matches.

Fagiano have scored 23 goals on their travels this season, from 20 away games in the league. It's not easy to score on Fagiano as they have only conceded 18 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent reported match featuring both these sides is the Fagiano Okayama - V-Varen Nagasaki 0-1 played previously this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Nagasaki victories, two draws and four Fagiano Okayama wins. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

V-Varen NagasakiE. Teixeira Lima
E. Teixeira Lima
15 goals
Fagiano OkayamaS. Uejo
S. Uejo
13 goals
V-Varen NagasakiA. Uenaka
A. Uenaka
9 goals

V-Varen Nagasaki missing players

Fagiano Okayama missing players

V-Varen Nagasaki Fagiano Okayama
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
40 20 6 Played P 6 20 40
22 11 3 Won W 3 8 14
9 6 2 Drew D 2 9 14
9 3 1 Lost L 1 3 12
67 37 12 Scored S 6 23 38
42 20 7 Conceded C 5 18 33
98% 95% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 80% 82%
80% 85% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 60% 48%
52% 60% 83% Over 2.5 O 2.5 17% 30% 28%
28% 25% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 12%
10% 15% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 10% 5%
52% 65% 83% BTTS BTTS 50% 50% 38%
32% 25% 17% Clean Sheets C S 33% 40% 42%
18% 15% 0% Failed to Score F T 17% 30% 38%
 
4.8 4.6 4.3 Corners for (avg) C F 4.2 4.6 5.1
5.1 4.6 3.5 Corners against (avg) C A 6.4 4.2 4
0.6 0.5 0.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.6 0.9 0.8
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
8.5 9.2 7.5 Shots (avg) S ( 9.2 8.7 9.2
4 4.2 3.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.2 3.7 3.6
42% 42% 63% Goal Efficiency G E 19% 30% 25%
 
6.4 6.7 4.2 Shots against (avg) S A 10.8 8.9 8
2.7 2.5 2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 5.2 3.7 3.2
Key stats in J2-League this season:
  • Fagiano Okayama have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Fagiano Okayama have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (12) in J2-League
  • V-Varen Nagasaki have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.

  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