Vissel Kobe steals a 2-1 win against Tokyo. HIGHLIGHTS

KOBE. Vissel Kobe beat Tokyo to win 2-1. A goal from Leandro was decisive in the 90min.

Vissel Kobe steals a 2-1 win against Tokyo. HIGHLIGHTS

KOBE. Vissel Kobe prevailed over Tokyo to win 2-1. A goal from Leandro was decisive in the 90min. It was Vissel Kobe to strike first with a goal of H. Yamaguchi at the 11′. Then R. Kikuchi scored again for Vissel Kobe in the 25′ minute. Eventually, Leandro reduced the distance for Tokyo (90′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Tokyo was decisively better in terms of ball possession (62%).​

The match was played at the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe stadium in Kobe on Wednesday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Takuto Okabe assisted by Kota Watanabe and Hironobu Kikawada. The 4th official was Akihito Kawasaki. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 28.6 degrees Celsius or 83.55 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 38 Ball Possession 62
Shots
  • 12 Total 10
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 9 Off Target 8
  • 2 Shots blocked 3
  • 100 Attack 96
  • 40 Dangerous attack 51
  • 92 Ball safe​ 105
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 9 Total 10
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 6 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Tokyo had a superior ball possession 62% while Vissel Kobe was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Tokyo had a more offensive attitude with 51 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyway, Vissel Kobe succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Vissel Kobe shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Tokyo shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Vissel Kobe didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Tokyo received 2 yellow cards (K. Bangunagande and M. Morishige).

Match Timeline

H. Yamaguchi(goal)K. Yuruki
11'
R. Kikuchi(goal)K. Yuruki
25'
46'
K. Higashi- sub ->S. Abe
46'
Adailton- sub ->K. Konno
T. Yamakawa- sub ->D. Sasaki
54'
55'
K. Bangunagande- Yellow
66'
L. Phellype- sub ->Diego
66'
Leandro- sub ->K. Tsukagawa
Y. Goke- sub ->Y. Kobayashi
71'
Y. Kobayashi- sub ->Thuler
71'
75'
M. Morishige- Yellow
76'
S. Kimura- sub ->K. Bangunagande
R. Hatsuse- sub ->N. Iino
77'
N. Fujimoto- sub ->Y. Muto
77'
90'
Leandro(goal)

Standings

After this match, Vissel Kobe will have 28 points like Avispa Fukuoka to hold in the 16th place. Regarding the opposition, Tokyo will stay with 40 points like Sagan Tosu to remain in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the J-League, Vissel Kobe will host Yokohama F. Marinos on the 5th of November with a 16-5 head to head record in favor of Yokohama F. Marinos (8 draws).

Tokyo will host Kawasaki Frontale on the 5th of November with a 16-8 head to head statistic in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).

Vissel Kobe – Formation

Vissel Kobe
G
H. Iikura 18.Japan
6.4
D
G. Sakai 24.Japan
6.8
D
M. Soares Thuler 15.Brazil
6.9
71'
D
R. Kikuchi 17.Japan
7.3
Goals25'
D
N. Iino 2.Japan
7.0
77'
M
L. Osaki 25.USA
6.8
M
H. Yamaguchi 5.Japan
7.7
Goals11'
M
Y. Kobayashi 49.Japan
6.8
71'
F
K. Yuruki 16.Japan
7.5
F
D. Sasaki 22.Japan
6.1
54'
F
Y. Muto 11.Japan
6.4
77'
Substitutes
G
D. Maekawa 1.Japan
D
Y. Kobayashi 3.Japan
6.5
71'
D
R. Hatsuse 19.Japan
6.9
77'
D
T. Yamakawa 23.Japan
6.5
54'
M
Y. Goke 7.Japan
6.3
71'
M
T. Ohgihara 33.Japan
F
N. Fujimoto 21.Japan
6.7
77'

Vissel Kobe adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Takayuki Yoshida decided to play with the following team: Hiroki Ilkura (6.4), Nanasei Iino (7.0), Ryuho Kikuchi (7.3), Thuler (6.9), Gotoku Sakai (6.8), Hotaru Yamaguchi (7.7), Leo Osaki (6.8), Yuki Kobayashi (6.8), Daiju Sasaki (6.1), Yoshinori Muto (6.4) and Koya Yuruki (7.5).

The home team had on the bench: Noriaki Fujimoto (6.7), Yuki Kobayashi (6.5), Ryo Hatsuse (6.9), Yuta Goke (6.3), Tetsushi Yamakawa (6.5), Takahiro Ogihara and Daiya Maekawa.

Vissel Kobe could not rely on the presence of T. Yamakawa (injured) and R. Hatsuse (injured).

Substitutions

Vissel Kobe made 5 changes: D. Sasaki for T. Yamakawa (54′), Y. Kobayashi for Y. Goke (71′), Thuler for Y. Kobayashi (71′), N. Iino for R. Hatsuse (77′) and Y. Muto for N. Fujimoto (77′).

Best player: Hotaru Yamaguchi​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Vissel Kobe was Hotaru Yamaguchi.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 49 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Tokyo – Formation

Tokyo
G
J. Slowik 24.Poland
6.3
D
M. Morishige 3.Japan
7.0
75'
D
Y. Nagatomo 5.Japan
6.2
D
Y. Kimoto 30.Japan
7.4
D
K. Bangunagande 49.Japan
6.6
76' 55'
M
K. Tsukagawa 35.Japan
6.8
66'
M
S. Abe 31.Japan
6.8
46'
M
K. Matsuki 44.Japan
7.1
F
R. Watanabe 23.Japan
6.5
F
K. Konno 17.Japan
7.0
46'
F
D. Queiroz de 9.Brazil
6.8
66'
Substitutes
G
G. Hatano 13.Japan
D
H. Nakamura 37.Japan
D
S. Kimura 47.Japan
6.4
76'
M
W. Oliveira 20.Brazil
7.3
66' Goals90'
M
A. dos 15.Brazil
6.5
46'
M
K. Higashi 10.Japan
6.8
46'
F
L. Luciano 22.Brazil
6.5
66'

Also Tokyo adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Albert Puig Ortoneda played with: Jakub Słowik (6.3), Yuto Nagatomo (6.2), Yasuki Kimoto (7.4), Masato Morishige (7.0), Kashifu Bangunagande (6.6), Shuto Abe (6.8), Koki Tsukagawa (6.8), Kuryu Matsuki (7.1), Kazuya Konno (7.0), Diego Oliveira (6.8) and Ryoma Watanabe (6.5).

They had on the bench: Leandro (7.3), Hotaka Nakamura, Seiji Kimura (6.4), Go Hatano, Adailton (6.5), Keigo Higashi (6.8) and Luiz Phellype (6.5).

Substitutions

Tokyo made 5 changes: S. Abe for K. Higashi (46′), K. Konno for Adailton (46′), Diego for L. Phellype (66′), K. Tsukagawa for Leandro (66′) and K. Bangunagande for S. Kimura (76′).

Best player: Yasuki Kimoto​

The most impressive player for Tokyo was Yasuki Kimoto.

His rating is (7.4) with 79 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13.

Results of the day

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