Vegalta Sendai and Nagoya Grampus draw 1-1 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

SENDAI. Nagoya Grampus and Vegalta Sendai draw 1-1. Y. Kakitani scored the first goal (14') for Nagoya Grampus. T. Nishimura made it even (47').

Vegalta Sendai and Nagoya Grampus draw 1-1 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

SENDAI. Nagoya Grampus and Vegalta Sendai draw 1-1. Y. Kakitani scored the first goal (14′) for Nagoya Grampus. T. Nishimura equalized (47′). Nagoya Grampus was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%)

The match was played at the Yurtec Stadium Sendai stadium in Sendai on Sunday and it started at 5:00 am local time. The referee was Takuto Okabe with the help of Hironobu Kikawada and Koji Morikawa. The 4th official was Naoto Uehara. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.7 degrees Celsius or 60.19 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 41 Ball Possession 59
Shots
  • 6 Total 9
  • 4 On Target 6
  • 2 Off Target 3
  • 1 Shots blocked 0
  • 82 Attack 98
  • 41 Dangerous attack 50
  • 68 Ball safe 87
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 2
  • 1 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 18 Total 11
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Nagoya Grampus had a strong ball possession 59% while Vegalta Sendai was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Nagoya Grampus has a more offensive attitude with 50 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough Nagoya Grampus to win the match​.

Vegalta Sendai shot 6 times, 4 on target, 2 off target. Regarding the opposition, Nagoya Grampus shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Vegalta Sendai didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Nagoya Grampus received 1 yellow card (K. Nagasawa).

Match Timeline

14'
47'
54'
54'
59'
Chihiro Kato- sub ->K. Sekiguchi
62'
Kazuki Nagasawa- Yellow
63'
68'
68'
82'
82'
90'
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Vegalta Sendai will have 27 points like Yokohama to hold in the 19th place. Talking about the opposition, Nagoya Grampus will have 62 points like Kashima Antlers to sit in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Vegalta Sendai will host Shonan Bellmare on the 20th of November with a 6-4 head to head record in favor of Vegalta Sendai (5 draws).

Nagoya Grampus will play away agasint Gamba Osaka on the 20th of November with a 11-11 head to head.

Vegalta Sendai – Formation

Vegalta Sendai
G
Jakub Slowik 27.Poland
7.0
D
K. Yoshino 16.Japan
6.9
D
Naoya Fukumori 3.Japan
7.1
D
Takumi Mase 25.Japan
6.8
D
6.2
M
K. Sekiguchi 7.Japan
6.4
62'
M
S. Tomita 17.Japan
6.1
68'
M
Rikiya Uehara 6.Japan
7.6
82'
M
Takuma Nishimura 15.Japan
8.0
82' Goals47'
F
S. Akasaki 11.Japan
6.2
F
Cayman Togashi 42.Japan
6.8
68'
Substitutes
G
Nedeljko Stojisic 22.Serbia
D
Koji Hachisuka 4.Japan
6.2
82'
D
Y. Hiraoka 13.Japan
M
C. Kato 26.Japan
6.4
62'
M
G. Seefeldt 35.Brazil
6.2
82'
M
S. Nakahara 18.Japan
6.9
68'
F
Felippe Cardoso 33.Brazil
6.3
68'

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

The manager Makoto Teguramori decided to play with the following team: Jakub Słowik (7.0), Takumi Mase (6.8), Kyohei Yoshino (6.9), Naoya Fukumori (7.1), Takayoshi Ishihara (6.2), Kunimitsu Sekiguchi (6.4), Shingo Tomita (6.1), Rikiya Uehara (7.6), Takuma Nishimura (8.0), Cayman Togashi (6.8) and Shuhei Akasaki (6.2).

The home team had on the bench: Koji Hachisuka (6.2), Nedeljko Stojisic, Felippe Cardoso (6.3), Chihiro Kato (6.4), Yasuhiro Hiraoka, Foguinho (6.2) and Shogo Nakahara (6.9).

Substitutions

Vegalta Sendai made 5 changes: K. Sekiguchi for C. Kato (62′), C. Togashi for F. Cardoso (68′), S. Tomita for S. Nakahara (68′), R. Uehara for Foguinho (82′) and T. Nishimura for K. Hachisuka (82′).

Best player: Takuma Nishimura​

The most impressive player for Vegalta Sendai was Takuma Nishimura.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 25 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.

Nagoya Grampus – Formation

Nagoya Grampus
G
Mitchell Langerak 1.Australia
6.4
D
Yutaka Yoshida 23.Japan
6.8
D
K. Miyahara 6.Japan
7.1
D
6.9
D
Yasuki Kimoto 14.Japan
7.2
M
Kazuki Nagasawa 5.Japan
7.4
90' 63'
M
Sho Inagaki 15.Japan
7.0
M
7.2
59' Goals14'
M
Mateus 16.Brazil
6.9
54'
M
Yuki Soma 11.Japan
6.5
54'
F
Naoki Maeda 25.Japan
6.9
90'
Substitutes
G
Yohei Takeda 21.Japan
D
Ryoya Morishita 17.Japan
7.0
54'
D
Haruya Fujii  13.Japan
F
Ryogo Yamasaki 9.Japan
90'
F
Gabriel Xavier 10.Brazil
6.8
54'
F
Jakub Świerczok 40.Poland
6.6
59'
F
Manabu Saito 19.Japan
90'

Nagoya Grampus started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Talking about the opposition, Massimo Ficcadenti played with: Mitchell Langerak (6.4), Kazuya Miyahara (7.1), Shinnosuke Nakatani (6.9), Yasuki Kimoto (7.2), Yutaka Yoshida (6.8), Sho Inagaki (7.0), Kazuki Nagasawa (7.4), Mateus (6.9), Yoichiro Kakitani (7.2), Yuki Soma (6.5) and Naoki Maeda (6.9).

These were the players on the bench: Ryoya Morishita (7.0), Yohei Takeda, Ryogo Yamasaki, Gabriel Xavier (6.8), Jakub Świerczok (6.6), Manabu Saito and Haruya Fujii.

Substitutions

Nagoya Grampus made 5 changes: Mateus for R. Morishita (54′), Y. Soma for G. Xavier (54′), Y. Kakitani for J. Swierczok (59′), K. Nagasawa for M. Saito (90′) and N. Maeda for R. Yamasaki (90′).

Best player: Kazuki Nagasawa​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Nagoya Grampus was Kazuki Nagasawa.

His rating is (7.4) with 62 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13.

Results of the day

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