Vissel Kobe beats Sagan Tosu 1-0 with a goal scored by T. Izumi. HIGHLIGHTS

TOSU. Vissel Kobe defeats Sagan Tosu 1-0 after T. Izumi scored just 1 goal (22').

Vissel Kobe beats Sagan Tosu 1-0 with a goal scored by T. Izumi. HIGHLIGHTS

TOSU. Vissel Kobe tops Sagan Tosu 1-0 after T. Izumi scored just 1 goal (22′). Sagan Tosu lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Ekimae Real Estate Stadium (Tosu) stadium in Tosu on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Hayato Shimizu who had the assistance of Akane Yagi and Yusuke Shiotsu. The 4th official was Hironori Tajima. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16 degrees Celsius or 60.76 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 54%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 60 Ball Possession 40
Shots
  • 2 Total 15
  • 0 On Target 4
  • 1 Off Target 8
  • 1 Shots blocked 3
  • 66 Attack 133
  • 29 Dangerous attack 66
  • 133 Ball safe 83
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 6
  • 2 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 8 Total 8
  • 1 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Sagan Tosu was in firm control of the ball 60% while Vissel Kobe was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Vissel Kobe was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Vissel Kobe won the encounter.​

Sagan Tosu shot 2 times, 0 on target, 1 off target. Regarding the opposition, Vissel Kobe shot 15 times, 4 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Sagan Tosu received 1 yellow card (K. Yamazaki). On the other side, Vissel Kobe didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

22'
Toya Izumi(goal)
Kosuke Yamazaki- Yellow
27'
56'
Koya Yuruki- sub ->Toya Izumi
Yuki Horigome- sub ->Yuji Ono
57'
Cayman Togashi- sub ->F. Honda
57'
64'
66'
Daiju Sasaki- sub ->Haruya Ide
Yoshiki Narahara- sub ->Y. Iwasaki
74'
Ryonosuke Kabayama- sub ->Taichi Kikuchi
74'
86'

Standings

After playing this encounter, Sagan Tosu will stay with 4 points to remain in the 15th place. On the other side, Vissel Kobe will have 12 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Sagan Tosu will host Kawasaki Frontale on the 2nd of December with a 10-5 head to head stats in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).

Vissel Kobe will play away agasint Gamba Osaka on the 2nd of December with a 13-12 head to head stats in favor of Gamba Osaka (6 draws).

Sagan Tosu – Formation

Sagan Tosu
G
Park Il-Kyu 71.Japan
7.1
D
Masaya Tashiro 30.Japan
6.2
D
Kosuke Yamazaki 2.Japan
6.9
27'
D
Shinya Nakano 13.Japan
7.0
D
Yuto Iwasaki 29.Japan
6.5
74'
M
Yuji Ono 10.Japan
6.7
57'
M
Akito Fukuta 6.Japan
6.9
M
Fuchi Honda 8.Japan
6.4
57'
M
So Kawahara 5.Japan
6.7
M
Taichi Kikuchi 23.Japan
6.3
74'
F
Jun Nishikawa 18.Japan
6.8
Substitutes
G
Kei Uchiyama 35.Japan
D
Kiriya Sakamoto 49.Japan
M
Yuki Horigome 44.Japan
6.6
57'
M
Yoshiki Narahara 27.Japan
6.8
74'
F
Cayman Togashi 22.Japan
57'
F
6.2
74'
F
Yuta Fujiwara 25.Japan
6.6
64'

Sagan Tosu started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Kenta Kawai decided to play with the following team: Park Il-Kyu (7.1), Yuto Iwasaki (6.5), Kosuke Yamazaki (6.9), Masaya Tashiro (6.2), Shinya Nakano (7.0), Akito Fukuta (6.9), So Kawahara (6.7), Taichi Kikuchi (6.3), Yuji Ono (6.7), Fuchi Honda (6.4) and Jun Nishikawa (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Yuki Horigome (6.6), Cayman Togashi, Ryonosuke Kabayama (6.2), Kiriya Sakamoto, Yuta Fujiwara (6.6), Kei Uchiyama and Yoshiki Narahara (6.8).

Sagan Tosu could not rely on the presence of Y. Fujihara (injured).

Substitutions

Sagan Tosu made 5 changes: Yuji Ono for Yuki Horigome (57′), F. Honda for Cayman Togashi (57′), C. Togashi for Yuta Fujiwara (64′), Taichi Kikuchi for Ryonosuke Kabayama (74′) and Y. Iwasaki for Yoshiki Narahara (74′).

Best player: Park Il-Kyu​

The player that probably impressed the most for Sagan Tosu was the goalkeeper: Park Il-Kyu. His rating is 7.14. He performed 3 saves.

Vissel Kobe – Formation

Vissel Kobe
G
Daiya Maekawa 1.Japan
6.8
D
Gotoku Sakai 24.Japan
7.1
D
Yuki Honda 15.Japan
6.9
D
Ryo Hatsuse 19.Japan
7.4
D
7.1
M
7.0
M
Haruya Ide 18.Japan
7.0
66'
M
Mitsuki Saito 16.Japan
6.8
F
Toya Izumi 27.Japan
7.2
56' Goals22'
F
Yuya Osako 10.Japan
6.6
F
Yoshinori Muto 11.Japan
7.1
86'
Substitutes
G
Phelipe 40.Brazil
D
Leo Osaki 25.Japan
86'
D
Yusei Ozaki 34.Japan
M
Daiju Sasaki 22.Japan
6.6
66'
M
Koya Yuruki 14.Japan
6.9
56'
F
Shuhei Kawasaki 21.Japan
F
Stefan Mugosa 30.Montenegro

Vissel Kobe started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Takayuki Yoshida played with: Daiya Maekawa (6.8), Gotoku Sakai (7.1), Tetsushi Yamakawa (7.1), Yuki Honda (6.9), Ryo Hatsuse (7.4), Hotaru Yamaguchi (7.0), Mitsuki Saito (6.8), Haruya Ide (7.0), Yoshinori Muto (7.1), Yuya Osako (6.6) and Toya Izumi (7.2).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Phelipe Megiolaro Alves, Shuhei Kawasaki, Stefan Mugoša, Daiju Sasaki (6.6), Koya Yuruki (6.9), Leo Osaki and Yusei Ozaki.

Substitutions

Vissel Kobe made 3 changes: Toya Izumi for Koya Yuruki (56′), Haruya Ide for Daiju Sasaki (66′) and Yoshinori Muto for Leo Osaki (86′).

Best player: Ryo Hatsuse​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Vissel Kobe was Ryo Hatsuse even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 44 passes (72% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 12 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the J-League.​