CHōFU. Tokyo manages to recover against Avispa Fukuoka with a goal on the L. 16′ and a penalty kick on the J. Delgado 78′. Tokyo was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (63%)
The match was played at the Ajinomoto Stadium stadium in Chōfu on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Akihiko Ikeuchi with the collaboration of Tomokazu Tajiri and Yusuke Shiotsu. The 4th official was Yukitaka Kumagai. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 29.1 degrees Celsius or 84.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 66%.
Tokyo had a strong ball possession 63% while Avispa Fukuoka was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Avispa Fukuoka was putting more pressure with 71 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 7 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Avispa Fukuoka to win the encounter.
Tokyo shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Avispa Fukuoka shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target.
Tokyo received 1 yellow card (M. Morishige). Talking about the opposition, Avispa Fukuoka received 1 yellow card (J. Croux).
After this match, Tokyo will have 26 points to sit in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Avispa Fukuoka will have 20 points like Shonan Bellmare to sit in the 14th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Tokyo will host Kawasaki Frontale on the 4th of November with a 16-8 head to head record in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).
Avispa Fukuoka will play away agasint Urawa Reds on the 4th of November with a 7-1 head to head in favor of Urawa Reds (1 draw).
Tokyo – Formation
Tokyo started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Albert Puig Ortoneda decided to play with the following team: .
Tokyo could not rely on the presence of K. Bangunagande (injured).
Tokyo made 5 changes: H. Nakamura for K. Bangunagande (10′), K. Nagai for Leandro (46′), Diego for Adailton (71′), K. Higashi for T. Aoki (86′) and K. Konno for H. Mita (86′).
Avispa Fukuoka – Formation
Avispa Fukuoka started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Shigetoshi Hasebe played with: .
Avispa Fukuoka made 4 changes: J. Croux for T. Kanamori (46′), T. Tanaka for Juanma Delgado (66′), Lukian for D. Watari (82′) and S. Tanabe for S. Nakamura (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.
- Sanfrecce Hiroshima – Júbilo Iwata – 3-0
- Kashiwa Reysol – Kashima Antlers – 1-2
- Tokyo – Avispa Fukuoka – 2-2
- Shonan Bellmare – Nagoya Grampus – 0-0
- Sagan Tosu – Vissel Kobe – 0-2
- Shimizu S-Pulse – Yokohama F. Marinos – 3-5
- Kyoto Sanga – Consadole Sapporo – 2-1
- Cerezo Osaka – Kawasaki Frontale – 2-1
- Gamba Osaka – Urawa Reds – 1-1