Evenly matched teams: Azul Claro Numazu vs Ehime match preview

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Competition: Japan J3-League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 04:00 (UTC)
Venue: Shizuoka Ashitaka Athletic Stadium (10000 seats)

Azul Claro Numazu have managed 3 home victories this season, Ehime have won 1 away. Which team boosts their standings after this meeting?

Insights:
  • Azul Claro Numazu have the most clean sheets (3) at home in J3-League
  • Ehime have the fewest scored goals in the first half (0) in J3-League

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Azul Claro Numazu form and stats

When playing at home in the J3-League, Azul Claro Numazu have managed 3 wins, 0 draws and suffered 1 defeat from 4 games. Nine out of nine points from the last three home games for Azul Claro Numazu, and the home supporters are ready to scream their lungs out to keep the winning streak alive.

A nice win for Azul Claro Numazu last time playing, versus Parceiro Nagano. That was also a home game and the match ended 1-0 with Sugai scoring for the victors.

Prior to that, an away loss at Matsumoto Yamaga.

This is expected to be a close game, with Azul Claro Numazu perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Azul Claro Numazu as a small favourite), we find 15 games. Numazu has won 5 of these, drawn 4 and lost 6.

Azul Claro Numazu have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Shizuoka Ashitaka Athletic Stadium with 7 goals in 4 league matches. Azul Claro Numazu's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 5 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Ehime form and stats

Things could have gone better for Ehime in their J3-League away matches, but 4 points from 3 games is all right.

Ehime aren't clicking offensively as they have gone 181 league minutes without a goal. Yukitomo was the last player to find the net. Ehime have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper Kenta Tokushige. It's been 188 minutes since they last conceded in J3-League.

Ehime's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Fukushima United that finished 0-0.

Preceding that game, the 0-0 draw paying a visit to Giravanz Kitakyushu.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 9 similar matches played by Ehime in our archives, and the results are: 5 wins for Ehime, 2 draws and 2 defeats.

There's been a serious shortage of goals from Ehime's away games in the league this season with only 1 goal from 3 matches.

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Azul Claro NumazuR. Watanabe
R. Watanabe
2 goals
EhimeT. Yukutomo
T. Yukutomo
2 goals
Azul Claro NumazuT. Fujisaki
T. Fujisaki
1 goals

Azul Claro Numazu missing players

Ehime missing players

Azul Claro Numazu Ehime
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
8 4 1 Played P 1 3 7
4 3 1 Won W 0 1 2
0 0 0 Drew D 1 1 2
4 1 0 Lost L 0 1 3
10 7 2 Scored S 0 1 5
9 5 0 Conceded C 0 3 8
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 67% 71%
62% 75% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 33% 57%
38% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 33% 57%
25% 50% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
12% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
12% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 43%
50% 75% 100% Clean Sheets C S 100% 67% 43%
38% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 67% 43%
 
4.5 5.5 5 Corners for (avg) C F 6 4.3 4.3
5.6 5.8 2 Corners against (avg) C A 6 4.7 6
0.8 0.8 1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.3 1.4
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
6.6 5.8 4 Shots (avg) S ( 10 9 8.4
3.4 4 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 2.7 2.3
37% 44% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 12% 31%
 
10.8 8.8 8 Shots against (avg) S A 12 9.7 11.4
4.4 3.5 3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 4 4.3
Key stats in J3-League this season:
  • Azul Claro Numazu have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Azul Claro Numazu have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Ehime have scored away.
  • Azul Claro Numazu have the most clean sheets (3) at home in J3-League
  • Azul Claro Numazu have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Azul Claro Numazu haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Ehime have the fewest scored goals in the first half (0) in J3-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 Iwaki 8 5 2 1 13 5 4 2 1 1 5 3 4 3 1 0 8 2 8 17
2 Matsumoto Yamaga 8 5 2 1 15 8 4 1 2 1 4 4 4 4 0 0 11 4 7 17
3 Kagoshima United 8 5 2 1 14 7 5 4 1 0 10 3 3 1 1 1 4 4 7 17
4 Fukushima United 8 4 3 1 10 3 4 2 1 1 4 3 4 2 2 0 6 0 7 15
5 Parceiro Nagano 8 4 2 2 10 9 3 2 0 1 5 6 5 2 2 1 5 3 1 14
6 Imabari 8 4 2 2 6 6 4 2 1 1 3 2 4 2 1 1 3 4 0 14
7 Tegevajaro Miyazaki 8 3 4 1 14 8 4 2 2 0 7 4 4 1 2 1 7 4 6 13
8 Fujieda MYFC 8 4 1 3 10 9 5 3 1 1 9 6 3 1 0 2 1 3 1 13
9 Azul Claro Numazu 8 4 0 4 10 9 4 3 0 1 7 5 4 1 0 3 3 4 1 12
10 Kamatamare Sanuki 8 3 1 4 10 10 5 2 1 2 7 5 3 1 0 2 3 5 0 10
11 Kataller Toyama 8 3 1 4 12 15 3 1 0 2 5 7 5 2 1 2 7 8 -3 10
12 Giravanz Kitakyushu 8 2 3 3 7 10 4 1 1 2 3 3 4 1 2 1 4 7 -3 9
13 Ehime 7 2 2 3 5 8 4 1 1 2 4 5 3 1 1 1 1 3 -3 8
14 Gifu 7 2 1 4 11 12 2 1 0 1 4 3 5 1 1 3 7 9 -1 7
15 Sagamihara 6 2 0 4 5 9 3 2 0 1 4 5 3 0 0 3 1 4 -4 6
16 Gainare Tottori 6 1 1 4 7 12 2 1 1 0 4 1 4 0 0 4 3 11 -5 4
17 Vanraure Hachinohe 7 1 0 6 4 12 3 1 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 4 2 8 -8 3
18 YSCC 7 0 1 6 2 13 5 0 1 4 1 8 2 0 0 2 1 5 -11 1