Vissel Kobe beats Vegalta Sendai 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

KOBE. Vissel Kobe overcomes Vegalta Sendai 4-2.

Vissel Kobe beats Vegalta Sendai 4-2. HIGHLIGHTS

KOBE. Vissel Kobe beats Vegalta Sendai 4-2. Vissel Kobe was vastly superior ball possession (66%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe stadium in Kobe on Wednesday and it started at 7:00 am local time. The referee was Hajime Matsuo with the help of Hiroyuki Igarashi and Tadashi Baba. The 4th official was Bumpei Ueda. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.8 degrees Celsius or 64 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 66 Ball Possession 34
Shots
  • 12 Total 5
  • 10 On Target 3
  • 2 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 92 Attack 62
  • 81 Dangerous attack 48
  • 71 Ball safe 64
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 4 Total 11
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 1
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Vissel Kobe had a superior ball possession 66% while Vegalta Sendai was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Vissel Kobe was more aggressive with 81 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Vissel Kobe won the match​.

Vissel Kobe shot 12 times, 10 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, Vegalta Sendai shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Vissel Kobe didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Vegalta Sendai received 1 yellow card (H. Tawiah).

Also, Vegalta Sendai didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after H. Tawiah (Vegalta Sendai) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (44′).

Match Timeline

Yoshinori Muto(goal)A. Iniesta
3'
6'
Takumi Mase(goal)T. Ishihara
8'
35'
44'
46'
46'
Naoya Fukumori- sub ->S. Akasaki
52'
Chihiro Kato(goal)
Hotaru Yamaguchi - sub ->Y. Nakasaka
60'
60'
60'
60'
Hotaru Yamaguchi (goal)Y. Muto
62'
Yuya Osako- sub ->Douglas
67'
70'
71'
73'
78'

Standings

After this match, Vissel Kobe will have 64 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Vegalta Sendai will stay with 26 points like Yokohama to stay in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Vissel Kobe will play away against Yokohama on the 20th of November with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Vissel Kobe (1 draw).

Vegalta Sendai will host Shonan Bellmare on the 20th of November with a 6-4 head to head stats in favor of Vegalta Sendai (5 draws).

Vissel Kobe – Formation

Vissel Kobe
G
Hiroki Iikura 18.Japan
6.1
D
T. Vermaelen 4.Belgium
7.1
D
Gotoku Sakai 24.Japan
6.7
D
Ryo Hatsuse 19.Japan
7.2
D
Ryuho Kikuchi 17.Japan
6.6
M
Andrés Iniesta 8.Spain
8.1
73'
M
Sergi Samper 6.Spain
7.1
46'
M
Yuya Nakasaka 31.Japan
7.0
60'
M
Yuta Goke 7.Japan
6.6
60'
F
Douglas 49.Brazil
6.9
67' Goals35'
F
Yoshinori Muto 11.Japan
8.9
Goals3'
Substitutes
G
Daiya Maekawa 1.Japan
D
Yuki Kobayashi 3.Japan
D
Leo Osaki 25.Japan
6.5
46'
M
7.1
60' Goals62'
M
Shion Inoue 20.Japan
6.9
73'
F
Lincoln 29.Brazil
8.0
60' Goals70'
F
Yuya Osako 10.Japan
7.0
67'

Vissel Kobe started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Atsuhiro Miura decided to play with the following team: Hiroki Ilkura (6.1), Gotoku Sakai (6.7), Ryuho Kikuchi (6.6), Thomas Vermaelen (7.1), Ryo Hatsuse (7.2), Yuta Goke (6.6), Sergi Samper (7.1), Yuya Nakasaka (7.0), Andrés Iniesta (8.1), Douglas (6.9) and Yoshinori Muto (8.9).

The home team had on the bench: Lincoln (8.0), Yuki Kobayashi, Hotaru Yamaguchi (7.1), Leo Osaki (6.5), Shion Inoue (6.9), Yuya Osako (7.0) and Daiya Maekawa.

Substitutions

Vissel Kobe made 5 changes: S. Samper for L. Osaki (46′), Y. Nakasaka for H. Yamaguchi (60′), Y. Goke for Lincoln (60′), Douglas for Y. Osako (67′) and A. Iniesta for S. Inoue (73′).

Best player: Yoshinori Muto​

The most impressive player for Vissel Kobe was Yoshinori Muto.

His rating is (8.9) with 1 goal, 32 passes (78% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 17.

Vegalta Sendai – Formation

Vegalta Sendai
G
Jakub Slowik 27.Poland
6.2
D
K. Yoshino 16.Japan
6.5
D
5.6
44'
D
Takumi Mase 25.Japan
7.4
Goals6'
D
6.6
M
K. Sekiguchi 7.Japan
6.7
71'
M
S. Tomita 17.Japan
6.3
78'
M
Rikiya Uehara 6.Japan
6.7
M
C. Kato 26.Japan
6.8
60' Goals52'
F
S. Akasaki 11.Japan
6.4
46'
F
Cayman Togashi 42.Japan
6.2
60'
Substitutes
G
Nedeljko Stojisic 22.Serbia
D
Koji Hachisuka 4.Japan
6.8
71'
D
Naoya Fukumori 3.Japan
6.4
46'
M
G. Seefeldt 35.Brazil
6.8
78'
M
S. Nakahara 18.Japan
F
Felippe Cardoso 33.Brazil
6.4
60'
F
Takuma Nishimura 15.Japan
6.7
60'

Vegalta Sendai started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Regarding the opposition, Makoto Teguramori played with: Jakub Słowik (6.2), Takumi Mase (7.4), Hisashi Appiah Tawiah (5.6), Kyohei Yoshino (6.5), Takayoshi Ishihara (6.6), Chihiro Kato (6.8), Shingo Tomita (6.3), Rikiya Uehara (6.7), Kunimitsu Sekiguchi (6.7), Cayman Togashi (6.2) and Shuhei Akasaki (6.4).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Nedeljko Stojisic, Koji Hachisuka (6.8), Foguinho (6.8), Shogo Nakahara, Felippe Cardoso (6.4), Takuma Nishimura (6.7) and Naoya Fukumori (6.4).

Substitutions

Vegalta Sendai made 5 changes: S. Akasaki for N. Fukumori (46′), C. Togashi for F. Cardoso (60′), C. Kato for T. Nishimura (60′), K. Sekiguchi for K. Hachisuka (71′) and S. Tomita for Foguinho (78′).

Best player: Takumi Mase​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Vegalta Sendai was Takumi Mase.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 43 passes (69% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

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