GRENADA NATIONAL STADIUM. Tokyo conquers Kyoto Sanga with a 2-0 win with a goal from Leandro (28′) and a goal from Adailton (78′).
The match was played at the Grenada National Stadium stadium in Grenada National Stadium on Sunday and it started at 6:00 am local time. The referee was Yoshimi Yamashita with the assistance of Yusuke Hamamoto and Toshiyuki Tanaka. The 4th official was Tomohiro Inoue.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Tokyo was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Kyoto Sanga that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Tokyo was more pushing with 27 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Tokyo won the match.
Tokyo shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Kyoto Sanga shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Tokyo received 2 yellow cards (R. Watanabe and M. Morishige). Regarding the opposition, Kyoto Sanga received 1 yellow card (K. Shirai).
After playing this match, Tokyo will have 43 points to sit in the 7th place. On the other side, Kyoto Sanga will stay with 30 points to hold in the 16th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Tokyo will host Kawasaki Frontale on the 5th of November with a 16-8 head to head record in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).
Kyoto Sanga will play away agasint Júbilo Iwata on the 5th of November with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Júbilo Iwata (1 draw).
Tokyo – Formation
Tokyo adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Albert Puig Ortoneda decided to play with the following team: Jakub Słowik, Yuto Nagatomo , Yasuki Kimoto , Masato Morishige , Kashifu Bangunagande , Koki Tsukagawa , Keigo Higashi , Kuryu Matsuki , Ryoma Watanabe , Diego Oliveira and Leandro .
The home team had on the bench: Hotaka Nakamura, Go Hatano, Luiz Phellype , Seiji Kimura, Hirotaka Mita , Adailton and Keita Yamashita.
Tokyo made 5 changes: Diego for L. Phellype (69′), Leandro for Adailton (69′), K. Tsukagawa for H. Mita (75′), K. Bangunagande for H. Nakamura (76′) and R. Watanabe for K. Yamashita (90′).
Best player: Yasuki Kimoto
The player that probably impressed the most for Tokyo was Yasuki Kimoto even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 39 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
Kyoto Sanga – Formation
Also Kyoto Sanga adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Kwi-Jea Cho played with: Naoto Kamifukumoto, Kosuke Shirai , Rikito Inoue , Shogo Asada , Kyo Sato , Kosuke Taketomi , Sota Kawasaki , Shohei Takeda , Yuta Toyokawa , Peter Utaka and Temma Matsuda .
They had on the bench: Alan Cariús, Tomoya Wakahara, Yudai Kimura , Yuki Honda, Paulinho Bóia , Daiki Kaneko and Shimpei Fukuoka .
Kyoto Sanga could not rely on the presence of S. Fukuoka (injured) and D. Kaneko (injured).
Kyoto Sanga made 5 changes: P. Utaka for Y. Kimura (46′), K. Taketomi for S. Fukuoka (49′), T. Matsuda for Paulinho Boia (57′), S. Takeda for D. Kaneko (67′) and Y. Toyokawa for A. Carius (68′).
Best player: Rikito Inoue
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Kyoto Sanga was Rikito Inoue.
His rating iswith 43 passes (79% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.