KOBE. Urawa Reds conquers Vissel Kobe 1-0 after A. Ito scored just 1 goal (21′). Vissel Kobe lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe stadium in Kobe on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Yuichi Nishimura with the support of Takumi Takagi and Hiroyoshi Iwata. The 4th official was Bumpei Ueda. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20.8 degrees Celsius or 69.4 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 21%.
- 58 Ball Possession 42
- 11 Total 9
- 3 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 5
- 4 Shots blocked 3
- 131 Attack 82
- 51 Dangerous attack 25
- 79 Ball safe 82
- 0 Penalties 0
- 11 Corners 4
- 3 Off Sides 2
- 7 Total 14
- 1 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 2 Substitutions 4
Vissel Kobe had a strong ball possession 58% while Urawa Reds was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Vissel Kobe was more pushing with 51 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Still, Urawa Reds managed to find the solution to win this contest.
Vissel Kobe shot 11 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Urawa Reds shot 9 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
Vissel Kobe received 1 yellow card (Gotoku Sakai). On the opposite side, Urawa Reds received 1 yellow card (Takahiro Sekine).
After this encounter, Vissel Kobe will stay with 9 points to remain in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Urawa Reds will have 6 points like Kashima Antlers, Avispa Fukuoka and Nagoya Grampus to climb in the 9th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Vissel Kobe will play away against Gamba Osaka on the 2nd of December with a 13-12 head to head statistic in favor of Gamba Osaka (6 draws).
Urawa Reds will play away agasint Consadole Sapporo on the 2nd of December with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Urawa Reds (5 draws).
Vissel Kobe – Formation
Vissel Kobe started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Takayuki Yoshida decided to play with the following team: Daiya Maekawa, Gotoku Sakai , Tetsushi Yamakawa , Yuki Honda , Ryo Hatsuse , Hotaru Yamaguchi , Leo Osaki , Mitsuki Saito , Yoshinori Muto , Yuya Osako and Koya Yuruki .
The home team had on the bench: Stefan Mugoša, Daiju Sasaki, Yusei Ozaki, Haruya Ide, Toya Izumi , Phelipe Megiolaro and Takahiro Ogihara.
Vissel Kobe made only 1 change substituting Koya Yuruki for Daiju Sasaki (67′).
Best player: Yuya Osako
The most impressive player for Vissel Kobe was Yuya Osako.
His rating iswith 23 passes (56% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 21. He performed 2 crosses.
Urawa Reds – Formation
Urawa Reds started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Maciej Skorża played with: Shusaku Nishikawa, Hiroki Sakai , Alexander Scholz , Marius Höibraten , Takahiro Akimoto , Atsuki Ito , Ken Iwao , David Moberg Karlsson , Tomoaki Okubo , Yoshio Koizumi and Shinzo Koroki .
They had on the bench: Zion Suzuki, Takahiro Sekine, Takuya Iwanami, Bryan Linssen , Takuya Ogiwara, Yuichi Hirano and Kaito Yasui.
Urawa Reds made 4 changes: David Moberg Karlsson for Takahiro Sekine (61′), Shinzo Koroki for Bryan Linssen (73′), Yoshio Koizumi for Takuya Ogiwara (80′) and Tomoaki Okubo for Kaito Yasui (80′).
Best player: Marius Höibraten
The most impressive player for Urawa Reds was Marius Höibraten even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 37 passes (67% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He hit the woodwork once times.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.