HIROSHIMA. Sanfrecce Hiroshima liquidates Urawa Reds 4-1 with goals of T. Morishima (22′), (62′), M. Mitsuta (71′) and (84′). On the opposite side, Urawa Reds scored with (76′).
The match was played at the EDION Stadium stadium in Hiroshima on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Takafumi Mikuriya who had the assistance of Jun Mihara and Ryosuke Murai. The 4th official was Kazuhiro Ikeda. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot at 26.9 degrees Celsius or 80.38 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 67%.
- 51 Ball Possession 49
- 17 Total 12
- 7 On Target 7
- 10 Off Target 5
- 1 Shots blocked 0
- 107 Attack 63
- 44 Dangerous attack 24
- 71 Ball safe 87
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 5
- 13 Total 12
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Sanfrecce Hiroshima was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Urawa Reds that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Sanfrecce Hiroshima was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sanfrecce Hiroshima won the match.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Urawa Reds shot 12 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima received 1 yellow card (). On the other side, Urawa Reds received 2 yellow cards (T. Iwanami and B. Linssen).
After this contest, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will have 54 points like Kawasaki Frontale to sit in the 3rd place. On the other side, Urawa Reds will stay with 40 points to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the J-League, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will play away against Sagan Tosu on the 5th of November with a 10-5 head to head statistic in favor of Sanfrecce Hiroshima (6 draws).
Urawa Reds will host Avispa Fukuoka on the 5th of November with a 7-1 head to head statistic in favor of Urawa Reds (1 draw).
Sanfrecce Hiroshima – Formation
Sanfrecce Hiroshima started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Michael Skibbe decided to play with the following team: Keisuke Osako, Tsukasa Shiotani , Hayato Araki , Sho Sasaki , Yusuke Chajima , Takumu Kawamura , Gakuto Notsuda , Yoshifumi Kashiwa , Makoto Mitsuta , Tsukasa Morishima and Douglas Vieira .
The home team had on the bench: Taishi Matsumoto, Jelani Reshaun Sumiyoshi, Nassim Ben Khalifa, Goro Kawanami, Ezequiel, Kosei Shibasaki and Yuki Nogami .
Sanfrecce Hiroshima made 6 changes: Y. Chajima for Y. Nogami (72′), T. Morishima for Ezequiel (72′), D. Vieira for N. Ben Khalifa (86′), M. Mitsuta for K. Shibasaki (86′), G. Notsuda for T. Matsumoto (89′) and G. Notsuda for T. Matsumoto (89′).
Best player: Makoto Mitsuta
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sanfrecce Hiroshima was Makoto Mitsuta.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 35 passes (71% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 8. He performed 7 crosses.
Urawa Reds – Formation
Urawa Reds started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ricardo Rodríguez Suárez played with: Shusaku Nishikawa, Hiroki Sakai , Takuya Iwanami , Alexander Scholz , Ayumu Ohata , Atsuki Ito , Ken Iwao , Tomoaki Okubo , Ataru Esaka , Yoshio Koizumi and Yusuke Matsuo .
These were the players on the bench: Zion Suzuki, Tetsuya Chinen, Kasper Junker, Takahiro Sekine , Takahiro Akimoto, Bryan Linssen and Kai Shibato .
Urawa Reds made 4 changes: Y. Koizumi for B. Linssen (63′), Y. Matsuo for K. Junker (63′), Y. Matsuo for K. Junker (62′) and A. Ohata for T. Sekine (70′).
Best player: Kai Shibato
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Urawa Reds was Kai Shibato.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 8 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.
- Sagan Tosu – Kyoto Sanga – 0-1
- Avispa Fukuoka – Vissel Kobe – 0-1
- Sanfrecce Hiroshima – Urawa Reds – 4-1
- Cerezo Osaka – Shonan Bellmare – 1-1
- Gamba Osaka – Kashiwa Reysol – 0-0
- Nagoya Grampus – Yokohama F. Marinos – 0-4
- Kashima Antlers – Tokyo – 0-1
- Consadole Sapporo – Kawasaki Frontale – 4-3