Kyoto Sanga draws 0-0 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

KAMEOKA. Kyoto Sanga and Shimizu S-Pulse ended up goalless.

Kyoto Sanga draws 0-0 with Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

KAMEOKA. Kyoto Sanga and Shimizu S-Pulse didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Kyoto Sanga was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Sanga Stadium by Kyocera (Kameoka) stadium in Kameoka on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Akihiko Ikeuchi who was helped by Hideaki Nishio and Osamu Akasaka. The 4th official was Akihito Kawasaki. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 20.2 degrees Celsius or 68.29 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 56 Ball Possession 44
  • 14 Total 14
  • 4 On Target 9
  • 10 Off Target 5
  • 3 Shots blocked 1
  • 129 Attack 96
  • 84 Dangerous attack 74
  • 103 Ball safe​ 97
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 4 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 2
  • 12 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Kyoto Sanga was in firm control of the ball 56% while Shimizu S-Pulse was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Kyoto Sanga was more aggressive with 84 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. However, that was not enough Kyoto Sanga to win the match​.

Kyoto Sanga shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Shimizu S-Pulse shot 14 times, 9 on target, 5 off target.


Kyoto Sanga received 2 yellow cards (D. Araki and Y. Honda). On the other side, Shimizu S-Pulse didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

D. Araki- Yellow
Y. Honda- sub ->D. Araki
R. Inoue- sub ->S. Kawasaki
Y. Kamiya- sub ->Carlinhos
D. Matsuoka- sub ->Ronaldo
Oh Se-Hun- sub ->Thiago Santana
F. Yamada- sub ->K. Taketomi
B. Kololli- sub ->Y. Suzuki
Y. Taki- sub ->R. Yamahara
K. Nagai- sub ->K. Shirai
R. Yamasaki- sub ->T. Miyayoshi
Y. Honda- Yellow


After this match, Kyoto Sanga will have 17 points like Cerezo Osaka, Gamba Osaka and Consadole Sapporo to remain in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Shimizu S-Pulse will have 13 points to remain in the 15th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Kyoto Sanga will play away with Júbilo Iwata on the 4th of November with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Júbilo Iwata (1 draw).

Shimizu S-Pulse will play away agasint Consadole Sapporo on the 4th of November with a 7-5 head to head statistic in favor of Consadole Sapporo (3 draws).

Kyoto Sanga – Formation

Kyoto Sanga started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Kwi-Jea Cho decided to play with the following team: .


Kyoto Sanga made 5 changes: D. Araki for Y. Honda (61′), S. Kawasaki for R. Inoue (61′), K. Taketomi for F. Yamada (73′), K. Shirai for K. Nagai (82′) and T. Miyayoshi for R. Yamasaki (82′).

Shimizu S-Pulse – Formation

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

Hiroaki Hiraoka played with: .


Shimizu S-Pulse made 5 changes: Carlinhos for Y. Kamiya (69′), Ronaldo for D. Matsuoka (69′), Thiago Santana for Oh Se-Hun (69′), Y. Suzuki for B. Kololli (77′) and R. Yamahara for Y. Taki (80′).

Results of the day

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