Cerezo Osaka recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

Cerezo Osaka found a way to turn the tables against Kawasaki Frontale to win 2-1.

Cerezo Osaka recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

Cerezo Osaka was capable to reverse the scoreline against Kawasaki Frontale to win 2-1. It was Kawasaki Frontale to strike first with a goal of S. Taniguchi at the 36′. Then it was a goal in the 59′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Patric gave the win to Cerezo Osaka in the 90′ minute. Kawasaki Frontale was truly better in terms of ball possession (65%).​

The referee was Yusuke Araki with the assistance of Jun Mihara and Ryosuke Murai. The 4th official was Kohei Yano.

Match Statistics​

  • ! 35 Ball Possession 65
  • 9 Total 13
  • 3 On Target 6
  • 6 Off Target 7
  • 2 Shots blocked 1
  • 77 Attack 94
  • 58 Dangerous attack 66
  • 80 Ball safe​ 80
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 4
  • 2 Off Sides 1
  • 8 Total 9
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Kawasaki Frontale had a strong ball possession 65% while Cerezo Osaka was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Kawasaki Frontale was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. Still, Cerezo Osaka succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Cerezo Osaka shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Kawasaki Frontale shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.


Cerezo Osaka received 1 yellow card (K. Funaki). On the opposite side, Kawasaki Frontale received 1 yellow card (A. Sasaki).

Match Timeline

S. Taniguchi(goal)Y. Wakizaka
K. Funaki(goal)T. Suzuki
K. Funaki- Yellow
A. Taggart- sub ->H. Yamada
J. Patric- sub ->H. Tameda
Marcinho- sub ->Y. Wakizaka
A. Sasaki- sub ->D. Tono
T. Miyagi- sub ->C. Songkrasin
L. Damiao- sub ->Y. Kobayashi
M. Kato- sub ->B. Mendes
H. Nakahara- sub ->S. Maikuma
A. Sasaki- Yellow
J. Patric(goal)T. Suzuki
K. Yamamura- sub ->K. Tachibanada


After this encounter, Cerezo Osaka will have 30 points like Kashiwa Reysol to remain in the 5th place. On the other side, Kawasaki Frontale will stay with 34 points to remain in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Cerezo Osaka will host Nagoya Grampus on the 4th of November with a 13-7 head to head statistic in favor of Nagoya Grampus (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).

Cerezo Osaka – Formation

Cerezo Osaka started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Akio Kogiku decided to play with the following team: .


Cerezo Osaka made 4 changes: H. Yamada for A. Taggart (67′), H. Tameda for J. Patric (67′), B. Mendes for M. Kato (83′) and S. Maikuma for H. Nakahara (89′).

Kawasaki Frontale – Formation

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

Toru Oniki played with: .


Kawasaki Frontale made 5 changes: Y. Wakizaka for Marcinho (67′), D. Tono for A. Sasaki (67′), C. Songkrasin for T. Miyagi (79′), Y. Kobayashi for L. Damiao (79′) and K. Tachibanada for K. Yamamura (90′).

Results of the day

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