Sanfrecce Hiroshima crushes Kashima Antlers with 2 goals from Y. Kashiwa

HIROSHIMA. Sanfrecce Hiroshima was after all too strong for Kashima Antlers with the goal of Y. Kashiwa was the star player of the match after he scored in the 38th and 79th minute.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima crushes Kashima Antlers with 2 goals from Y. Kashiwa

HIROSHIMA. Sanfrecce Hiroshima was ultimately too strong for Kashima Antlers with the goal of Y. Kashiwa was the key player of the match after he scored in the 38th and 79th minute. Y. Kashiwa (38′), M. Mitsuta (63′) and Y. Kashiwa (79′).

The match was played at the EDION Stadium stadium in Hiroshima on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Takuto Okabe with the help of Hideaki Nishio and Yusuke Shiotsu. The 4th official was Hironori Tajima. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 23.9 degrees Celsius or 74.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 63%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 46 Ball Possession 54
Shots
  • 14 Total 5
  • 5 On Target 1
  • 9 Off Target 4
  • 5 Shots blocked 1
  • 89 Attack 96
  • 55 Dangerous attack 45
  • 80 Ball safe​ 91
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 19 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Sanfrecce Hiroshima was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Kashima Antlers that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Sanfrecce Hiroshima was more pushing with 55 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sanfrecce Hiroshima won the match​.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Kashima Antlers shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Sanfrecce Hiroshima received 2 yellow cards (G. Notsuda and Junior Santos). On the opposite side, Kashima Antlers received 1 yellow card (R. Hirose).

Match Timeline

Y. Kashiwa(goal)M. Mitsuta
38'
G. Notsuda- Yellow
41'
T. Matsumoto- sub ->G. Notsuda
46'
46'
R. Hirose- sub ->K. Tsunemoto
46'
Pituca- sub ->Y. Matsumura
M. Mitsuta(goal)
63'
Junior Santos- Yellow
65'
69'
R. Hirose- Yellow
71'
Juan- sub ->Y. Higuchi
71'
Kim Min-Tae- sub ->I. Sekigawa
Y. Kashiwa(goal)
79'
R. Nagai- sub ->N. Ben Khalifa
82'
K. Shibasaki- sub ->Junior Santos
82'
86'
I. Someno- sub ->A. Ueda
S. Higashi- sub ->Y. Kashiwa
90'
Y. Asano- sub ->M. Mitsuta
90'

Standings

After playing this match, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will have 17 points like Cerezo Osaka and Consadole Sapporo to move up in the 7th place. On the other side, Kashima Antlers will stay with 25 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will play away with Sagan Tosu on the 4th of November with a 10-5 head to head stats in favor of Sanfrecce Hiroshima (6 draws).

Kashima Antlers will host Gamba Osaka on the 4th of November with a 11-10 head to head record in favor of Kashima Antlers (10 draws).

Sanfrecce Hiroshima – Formation

Sanfrecce Hiroshima started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Michael Skibbe decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Sanfrecce Hiroshima made 5 changes: G. Notsuda for T. Matsumoto (46′), N. Ben Khalifa for R. Nagai (82′), Junior Santos for K. Shibasaki (82′), Y. Kashiwa for S. Higashi (90′) and M. Mitsuta for Y. Asano (90′).

Kashima Antlers – Formation

Kashima Antlers started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

René Weiler played with: .

Substitutions

Kashima Antlers made 5 changes: K. Tsunemoto for R. Hirose (46′), Y. Matsumura for Pituca (46′), Y. Higuchi for Juan (71′), I. Sekigawa for Kim Min-Tae (71′) and A. Ueda for I. Someno (86′).

Results of the day

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