Balanced ball game between Imabari and Kagoshima United expected

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Competition: Japan J3-League
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 04:00 (UTC)
Venue: Yume Stadium (5000 seats)

A vital fixture in J3-League as both squads are fighting for the top league positions. With Imabari in 6th position and Kagoshima United located at 3rd, this promises to be an exciting battle. Read on to find out more!

Insights:
  • Kagoshima United have the most scored goals in the first half (8) in J3-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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Imabari form and stats

Imabari have played 4 J3-League games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 2-1-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Tomohito Shugyo not having conceded a league goal in 402 minutes.

A strong away win for Imabari against Kamatamare Sanuki the last match, as Seuntjens were on target. World class coaching! That was the thoughts of Hashikawa when Seuntjens scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 46th minute.

In the match before that, Imabari hosted Tegevajaro Miyazaki and drew the game 0-0.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Imabari have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 7 matches with the results: Won 3, drawn 2 and lost 2.

Imabari aren't scoring a lot here at Yume Stadium in the league, with only 3 goals from 4 games. Imabari are not conceding a lot of goals here at Yume Stadium in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 2 from 4 matches.

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Kagoshima United form and stats

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

Kagoshima United had fun at their own home (Yume Stadium) last time out, beating Kataller Toyama 4-1. Yamamoto, Arita, Yonezawa and Nakahara scored.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Parceiro Nagano wasn't a success with a 1-2 loss.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 17 similar matches played by Kagoshima United in our archives, and the results are: 4 wins for Kagoshima United, 6 draws and 7 defeats.

The visiting Kagoshima have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 4 goals from 3 games. 4 goals have been conceded by Kagoshima United in these games.

Head 2 Head

Imabari-Kagoshima United H2H statistics last four meetings regardless of arena: Imabari two wins, Kagoshima United one win, one draw. two of these four matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Kagoshima UnitedR. Yonezawa
R. Yonezawa
4 goals
Kagoshima UnitedK. Arita
K. Arita
4 goals
ImabariK. Nakagawa
K. Nakagawa
3 goals

Imabari missing players

Kagoshima United missing players

Imabari Kagoshima United
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
8 4 1 Played P 2 3 8
4 2 0 Won W 1 1 5
2 1 0 Drew D 0 1 2
2 1 1 Lost L 1 1 1
6 3 0 Scored S 3 4 14
6 2 1 Conceded C 3 4 7
88% 75% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
38% 25% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 88%
25% 25% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 50%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 12%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 12%
25% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 100% 100% 75%
50% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 25%
38% 50% 100% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
5.2 4.5 3 Corners for (avg) C F 4.5 5.7 5.8
3.9 4 3 Corners against (avg) C A 6 6.3 6
1 1.5 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.3 1.2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
14.4 11 13 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 10 9.6
3.9 3 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.5 2.7 3.6
19% 25% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 60% 50% 48%
 
8.2 8.2 9 Shots against (avg) S A 5.5 7.7 9.2
3 3.2 5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3 4 3.2
Key stats in J3-League this season:
  • All of Kagoshima United's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Kagoshima United have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Kagoshima United have scored more than double the goals of Imabari.
  • Kagoshima United have the most scored goals in the first half (8) in J3-League
  • Kagoshima United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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