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Match preview J-League: Vissel Kobe - Cerezo Osaka at NOEVIR Stadium Kobe

This could be an interesting match as Vissel Kobe have their presumed home advantage while Cerezo Osaka are ahead 16 points in the J-League table.

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It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Vissel and Cerezo Osaka.

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Vissel Kobe form and stats

Vissel Kobe's struggle is real here at NOEVIR Stadium Kobe with only 7 points collected from 9 J-League games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 1-4-4. The home fans are hungry for more even though Vissel have been steadily collecting points here at NOEVIR Stadium Kobe through three straight draws.

Vissel drew their last game, also a home match. Tokyo (placed 3rd) was the opponent, 2-2 the score. Heartbreak before that as Vissel lost 2-3 at Kawasaki Frontale's place.

There will be little rest for Vissel Kobe after this match as they are travelling to Nagoya Grampus for a J-League game in only three days.

The Vissel Kobe fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 14 goals in 9 league matches. Vissel have conceded 19 goals in these home games, a significant number.

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Cerezo Osaka form and stats

Cerezo Osaka, who have the most clean sheets (7) in J-League, have an excellent away record in the J-League so far with 6-1-1 from 8 games. Cerezo Osaka have been producing wins at home as well, producing a total of five victories in a row regardless of arena. Momentum is building for Cerezo in their away games, having won their two previous outings.

Two travels in a row for Cerezo, whose manager M. Lotina Oruecheberría could celebrate last time after the J-League win against Yokohama F. Marinos. A home win before that, celebrating 2-0 vs Consadole Sapporo.

World class coaching! That was the thoughts of manager M. Lotina Oruecheberría when T. Takagi scored the winning goal after coming on as a substitute in the 66th minute.

After this away game Cerezo return home for a J-League game against Kashima Antlers. That game is only three sleeps after this.

Cerezo has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 15 goals from 8 games. Cerezo have conceded 11 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Cerezo Osaka - Vissel 0-0. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's two Vissel Kobe victories, three draws and five Cerezo Osaka wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, seven matches with two goals or less.

Vissel Kobe missing players

Cerezo Osaka missing players

Competition: Japan J-League
Competition: Wed 16.September
Match begins: 10:00 (UTC)
Venue: NOEVIR Stadium Kobe (30132 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Kawasaki Frontale 17 14 2 1 52 16 9 8 1 0 28 8 8 6 1 1 24 8 36 44
2 Cerezo Osaka 16 11 3 2 25 14 8 5 2 1 10 3 8 6 1 1 15 11 11 36
3 Tokyo 17 9 5 3 30 21 7 4 0 3 11 10 10 5 5 0 19 11 9 32
4 Nagoya Grampus 15 8 3 4 24 15 7 4 1 2 13 9 8 4 2 2 11 6 9 27
5 Kashima Antlers 17 8 3 6 28 24 7 3 3 1 13 10 10 5 0 5 15 14 4 27
6 Urawa Reds 16 8 3 5 24 28 8 3 3 2 8 10 8 5 0 3 16 18 -4 27
7 Kashiwa Reysol 16 8 2 6 32 24 8 4 0 4 19 15 8 4 2 2 13 9 8 26
8 Gamba Osaka 15 7 2 6 21 21 8 3 0 5 8 12 7 4 2 1 13 9 0 23
9 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 15 6 3 6 23 19 7 3 2 2 14 9 8 3 1 4 9 10 4 21
10 Yokohama F. Marinos 17 6 3 8 31 31 9 4 1 4 19 15 8 2 2 4 12 16 0 21
11 Vissel Kobe 17 4 8 5 26 29 9 1 4 4 14 19 8 3 4 1 12 10 -3 20
12 Yokohama 16 5 2 9 21 33 9 3 1 5 12 18 7 2 1 4 9 15 -12 17
13 Oita Trinita 16 4 4 8 17 24 8 2 3 3 7 11 8 2 1 5 10 13 -7 16
14 Sagan Tosu 12 3 5 4 12 13 6 2 3 1 7 4 6 1 2 3 5 9 -1 14
15 Consadole Sapporo 16 3 5 8 21 34 8 1 3 4 11 18 8 2 2 4 10 16 -13 14
16 Vegalta Sendai 15 2 5 8 15 28 8 0 3 5 7 16 7 2 2 3 8 12 -13 11
17 Shonan Bellmare 15 2 3 10 14 26 7 1 2 4 4 7 8 1 1 6 10 19 -12 9
18 Shimizu S-Pulse 16 2 3 11 21 37 9 2 0 7 17 21 7 0 3 4 4 16 -16 9

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Kawasaki Frontale 17 14 2 1 52 16 9 8 1 0 28 8 8 6 1 1 24 8 36 44
2 Cerezo Osaka 16 11 3 2 25 14 8 5 2 1 10 3 8 6 1 1 15 11 11 36
3 Tokyo 17 9 5 3 30 21 7 4 0 3 11 10 10 5 5 0 19 11 9 32
4 Nagoya Grampus 15 8 3 4 24 15 7 4 1 2 13 9 8 4 2 2 11 6 9 27
5 Kashima Antlers 17 8 3 6 28 24 7 3 3 1 13 10 10 5 0 5 15 14 4 27
6 Urawa Reds 16 8 3 5 24 28 8 3 3 2 8 10 8 5 0 3 16 18 -4 27
7 Kashiwa Reysol 16 8 2 6 32 24 8 4 0 4 19 15 8 4 2 2 13 9 8 26
8 Gamba Osaka 15 7 2 6 21 21 8 3 0 5 8 12 7 4 2 1 13 9 0 23
9 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 15 6 3 6 23 19 7 3 2 2 14 9 8 3 1 4 9 10 4 21
10 Yokohama F. Marinos 17 6 3 8 31 31 9 4 1 4 19 15 8 2 2 4 12 16 0 21
11 Vissel Kobe 17 4 8 5 26 29 9 1 4 4 14 19 8 3 4 1 12 10 -3 20
12 Yokohama 16 5 2 9 21 33 9 3 1 5 12 18 7 2 1 4 9 15 -12 17
13 Oita Trinita 16 4 4 8 17 24 8 2 3 3 7 11 8 2 1 5 10 13 -7 16
14 Sagan Tosu 12 3 5 4 12 13 6 2 3 1 7 4 6 1 2 3 5 9 -1 14
15 Consadole Sapporo 16 3 5 8 21 34 8 1 3 4 11 18 8 2 2 4 10 16 -13 14
16 Vegalta Sendai 15 2 5 8 15 28 8 0 3 5 7 16 7 2 2 3 8 12 -13 11
17 Shonan Bellmare 15 2 3 10 14 26 7 1 2 4 4 7 8 1 1 6 10 19 -12 9
18 Shimizu S-Pulse 16 2 3 11 21 37 9 2 0 7 17 21 7 0 3 4 4 16 -16 9

Vissel Kobe Cerezo Osaka
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
17 9 2 Played P 5 8 16
4 1 0 Won W 5 6 11
8 4 2 Drew D 0 1 3
5 4 0 Lost L 0 1 2
26 14 4 Scored S 11 15 25
29 19 4 Conceded C 5 11 14
94% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 88%
88% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 88% 75%
65% 78% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 75% 50%
47% 56% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 25% 12%
24% 22% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 12% 6%
76% 78% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 88% 50%
12% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 12% 44%
18% 22% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 19%
 
5.5 6.8 5.5 Corners for (avg) C F 2.2 3.3 3.8
3.3 2 2 Corners against (avg) C A 6.5 5.6 6.2
1.4 1.4 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 0.6 0.7
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
198 113 21 Total Shots T S 32 64 124
80 44 7 Shots on Target S O 14 25 44
25% 25% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 64% 52% 48%
Key stats in J-League this season:
  • All of Vissel Kobe's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Cerezo Osaka has the most clean sheets (7) in J-League
  • Cerezo Osaka have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Cerezo Osaka have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Cerezo Osaka haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Vissel Kobe have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Vissel Kobe have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Vissel Kobe have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Vissel Kobe have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • Vissel Kobe haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

Bookie Vissel Kobe Draw Cerezo Osaka