Kawasaki Frontale surprises Shimizu S-Pulse with a 2-0 win

SHIZUOKA. Kawasaki Frontale had a surprising win over Shimizu S-Pulse with a 2-0 win with a goal from Y. Wakizaka (14') and a goal from M. (32').

Kawasaki Frontale surprises Shimizu S-Pulse with a 2-0 win

SHIZUOKA. Kawasaki Frontale had a surprising win over Shimizu S-Pulse with a 2-0 win with a goal from Y. Wakizaka (14′) and a goal from M. (32′). Kawasaki Frontale was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the IAI Stadium Nihondaira stadium in Shizuoka. The referee was Koei Koya with the assistance of Yosuke Takabe and Masashi Yamagiwa. The 4th official was Takeshi Asada. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 23.6 degrees Celsius or 74.5 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 38 Ball Possession 62
Shots
  • 3 Total 5
  • 2 On Target 3
  • 1 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 1
  • 63 Attack 88
  • 42 Dangerous attack 45
  • 64 Ball safe​ 56
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 11 Total 8
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Kawasaki Frontale had a strong ball possession 62% while Shimizu S-Pulse was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Kawasaki Frontale was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Kawasaki Frontale won the match.​

Shimizu S-Pulse shot 3 times, 2 on target, 1 off target. Talking about the opposition, Kawasaki Frontale shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Shimizu S-Pulse didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Kawasaki Frontale received 1 yellow card (M. Yamane).

Match Timeline

14'
Y. Wakizaka(goal)A. Ienaga
32'
Marcinho(goal)Y. Wakizaka
Y. Kamiya- sub ->K. Nakayama
46'
D. Matsuoka- sub ->Ronaldo
46'
55'
M. Yamane- Yellow
Carlinhos- sub ->K. Miyamoto
58'
61'
J. Schmidt- sub ->D. Tono
61'
K. Chinen- sub ->L. Damiao
Oh Se-Hun- sub ->Thiago Santana
71'
71'
T. Miyagi- sub ->Y. Wakizaka
71'
Y. Kobayashi- sub ->Marcinho
Y. Taki- sub ->Y. Suzuki
76'
89'
K. Kozuka- sub ->A. Ienaga

Standings

After playing this encounter, Shimizu S-Pulse will stay with 12 points to go up in the 13th place. On the other side, Kawasaki Frontale will have 23 points to remain in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Shimizu S-Pulse will play away against Consadole Sapporo on the 4th of November with a 7-5 head to head record in favor of Consadole Sapporo (3 draws).

Kawasaki Frontale will play away agasint Tokyo on the 4th of November with a 16-8 head to head record in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).

Shimizu S-Pulse – Formation

Shimizu S-Pulse started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Hiroaki Hiraoka decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Shimizu S-Pulse made 5 changes: K. Nakayama for Y. Kamiya (46′), Ronaldo for D. Matsuoka (46′), K. Miyamoto for Carlinhos (58′), Thiago Santana for Oh Se-Hun (71′) and Y. Suzuki for Y. Taki (76′).

Kawasaki Frontale – Formation

Kawasaki Frontale started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Toru Oniki played with: .

Kawasaki Frontale could not rely on the presence of T. Miyagi (injured).

Substitutions

Kawasaki Frontale made 5 changes: D. Tono for J. Schmidt (61′), L. Damiao for K. Chinen (61′), Y. Wakizaka for T. Miyagi (71′), Marcinho for Y. Kobayashi (71′) and A. Ienaga for K. Kozuka (89′).

Results of the day

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