SUITA-SHI. Nagoya Grampus overcame Gamba Osaka 3-1 thanks to J. Swierczok who scored in the 8th and 29th minute. Nagoya Grampus was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with J. Swierczok (8′), Y. Kakitani (22′) and J. Swierczok (29′). Gamba Osaka reduced the distance with a goal (53′) by Patric, but there was not much to do for them.
The match was played at the Expo ’70 Commemorative Stadium stadium in Suita-shi on Saturday and it started at 5:00 am local time. The referee was Hiroyuki Kimura who had the assistance of Shinji Ochi and Yusuke Hamamoto. The 4th official was Akihito Kawasaki.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Gamba Osaka was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Nagoya Grampus that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Gamba Osaka was was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyway, Nagoya Grampus was able to find the solution to win this match.
Gamba Osaka shot 9 times, 2 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Nagoya Grampus shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.
Gamba Osaka received 3 yellow cards (K. Yanagisawa, S. Kurata and Patric). Regarding the opposition, Nagoya Grampus didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this contest, Gamba Osaka will stay with 43 points to hold in the 13th place. Regarding the opposition, Nagoya Grampus will have 65 points to remain in the 4th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Gamba Osaka will play away against Kawasaki Frontale on the 27th of November with a 12-12 head to head statistic.
Nagoya Grampus will play away agasint Cerezo Osaka on the 27th of November with a 12-6 head to head stats in favor of Nagoya Grampus (3 draws).
Gamba Osaka – Formation
Gamba Osaka started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Masanobu Matsunami decided to play with the following team: Masaaki Higashiguchi, Ryu Takao , Genta Miura , Shunya Suganuma , Hiroki Fujiharu , Shu Kurata , Yosuke Ideguchi , Yuki Yamamoto , Kosuke Onose , Patric and Takashi Usami .
The home team had on the bench: Taichi Kato, Gen Shoji, Yuya Fukuda, Hiroto Yamami , Ko Yanagisawa , Kohei Okuno and Wellington Silva .
Gamba Osaka made 5 changes: R. Takao for K. Yanagisawa (46′), Y. Yamamoto for K. Okuno (46′), K. Onose for Y. Fukuda (59′), S. Kurata for H. Yamami (59′) and Y. Ideguchi for W. Silva (80′).
Best player: Patric
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Gamba Osaka was Patric.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 22 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 15.
Nagoya Grampus – Formation
Nagoya Grampus started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Massimo Ficcadenti played with: Mitchell Langerak, Kazuya Miyahara , Shinnosuke Nakatani , Min Tae Kim , Yutaka Yoshida , Sho Inagaki , Yasuki Kimoto , Naoki Maeda , Yoichiro Kakitani , Yuki Soma and Jakub Świerczok .
They had on the bench: Gabriel Xavier, Ryoya Morishita, Kazuki Nagasawa , Ryogo Yamasaki, Yohei Takeda, Mu Kanazaki and Manabu Saito.
Nagoya Grampus made 3 changes: Y. Kimoto for K. Nagasawa (77′), N. Maeda for R. Morishita (82′) and J. Swierczok for R. Yamasaki (89′).
Best player: Jakub Świerczok
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Nagoya Grampus was Jakub Świerczok.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 33 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14. 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