CHōFU. Tokushima Vortis prevails over Tokyo with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Fujita (42′) and a goal from Y. Kakita (72′).
K. Nagai didn’t score a decisive penalty (60′). That would have allowed Tokyo to draw the match.
The match was played at the Ajinomoto Stadium stadium in Chōfu on Saturday and it started at 5:00 am local time. The referee was Hayato Shimizu who was helped by Yosuke Takabe and Takeshi Asada. The 4th official was Hironobu Kikawada. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 17.4 degrees Celsius or 63.27 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 49%.
- 47 Ball Possession 53
- 7 Total 9
- 1 On Target 3
- 6 Off Target 5
- 0 Shots blocked 1
- 68 Attack 95
- 40 Dangerous attack 52
- 63 Ball safe 70
- 1 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 4
- 10 Total 12
- 1 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 3
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Tokyo was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Tokushima Vortis that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Tokushima Vortis was putting more pressure with 52 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Tokushima Vortis won the encounter.
Tokyo shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Tokushima Vortis shot 8 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.
Tokyo received 1 yellow card (H. Mita). On the other side, Tokushima Vortis received 1 yellow card (Diego).
After playing this match, Tokyo will stay with 49 points to hold in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Tokushima Vortis will have 33 points to sit in the 17th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Tokyo will play away against Sanfrecce Hiroshima on the 27th of November with a 11-10 head to head statistic in favor of Sanfrecce Hiroshima (6 draws).
Tokushima Vortis will play away agasint Shonan Bellmare on the 27th of November with a 0-0 head to head.
Tokyo – Formation
Tokyo adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Kenta Hasegawa decided to play with the following team: Tsuyoshi Kodama, Takumi Nakamura , Tsuyoshi Watanabe , Joan Oumari , Yuto Nagatomo , Takuya Aoki , Shuto Abe , Keigo Higashi , Leandro , Ryoma Watanabe and Diego Oliveira .
The home team had on the bench: Adailton, Hotaka Nakamura, Yojiro Takahagi , Go Hatano, Rio Omori, Hirotaka Mita and Kensuke Nagai .
Tokyo made 4 changes: Leandro for Y. Takahagi (51′), Diego for K. Nagai (51′), K. Higashi for Adailton (63′) and T. Aoki for H. Mita (77′).
Best player: Takuya Aoki
The most impressive player for Tokyo was Takuya Aoki.
His rating iswith 38 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.
Tokushima Vortis – Formation
Also Tokushima Vortis adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Daniel Poyatos Algaba played with: Naoto Kamifukumoto, Takeru Kishimoto , Cacá , Shota Fukuoka , Diego , Tokuma Suzuki , Joel Chima Fujita , Taisei Miyashiro , Ken Iwao , Kazuki Nishiya and Yuki Kakita .
They had on the bench: Kazunari Ichimi, Koki Sugimori , Masaki Watai, Daisei Suzuki, Toru Hasegawa, Yudai Konishi and Taiki Tamukai.
Tokushima Vortis made 3 changes: K. Nishiya for K. Sugimori (79′), Y. Kakita for K. Ichimi (83′) and T. Miyashiro for Y. Konishi (90′).
Best player: Joel Chima Fujita
The most impressive player for Tokushima Vortis was Joel Chima Fujita.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 54 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.
- Vegalta Sendai – Shonan Bellmare – 0-2
- Urawa Reds – Yokohama F. Marinos – 2-1
- Tokyo – Tokushima Vortis – 0-2
- Gamba Osaka – Nagoya Grampus – 1-3
- Cerezo Osaka – Kawasaki Frontale – 1-4
- Sagan Tosu – Consadole Sapporo – 1-0
- Kashima Antlers – Oita Trinita – 0-0
- Yokohama – Vissel Kobe – 0-2
- Shimizu S-Pulse – Sanfrecce Hiroshima – 1-0
- Kashiwa Reysol – Avispa Fukuoka – 0-0