TOSU. Sagan Tosu recovers against Sanfrecce Hiroshima with a goal on the S. Sasaki 3′ and a goal on the M. Mitsuta 43′.
The match was played at the Ekimae Real Estate Stadium (Tosu) stadium in Tosu on Saturday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Koichiro Fukushima who was helped by Yosuke Takabe and Kentaro Matsui. The 4th official was Tetsuro Yoshida. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 15.9 degrees Celsius or 60.62 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 43%.
- 51 Ball Possession 49
- 10 Total 14
- 2 On Target 6
- 8 Off Target 8
- 4 Shots blocked 1
- 113 Attack 131
- 34 Dangerous attack 42
- 94 Ball safe 92
- 0 Penalties 0
- 2 Corners 4
- 1 Off Sides 1
- 12 Total 8
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Sagan Tosu was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Sanfrecce Hiroshima that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Sanfrecce Hiroshima had a more offensive attitude with 42 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. However, that was not enough Sanfrecce Hiroshima to win the match.
Sagan Tosu shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Sanfrecce Hiroshima shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target.
Sagan Tosu received 2 yellow cards (T. Miyashiro and Y. Kakita). Talking about the opposition, Sanfrecce Hiroshima didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this match, Sagan Tosu will have 42 points to hold in the 11th place. On the other side, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will have 55 points to hold in the 3rd place.
Sagan Tosu – Formation
Sagan Tosu adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Kenta Kawai decided to play with the following team: Park Il-Kyu, Seok Ho Hwang , Masaya Tashiro , Diego , Yuto Iwasaki , Akito Fukuta , Kei Koizumi , Yoichi Naganuma , Jun Nishikawa , Fuchi Honda and Taisei Miyashiro .
The home team had on the bench: Naoyuki Fujita, Yuki Kakita , Kentaro Moriya, Yuki Horigome , Taichi Kikuchi , Yuji Ono and Masahiro Okamoto.
Sagan Tosu made 5 changes: A. Fukuta for N. Fujita (57′), F. Honda for Y. Horigome (73′), Hwang Seok-Ho for Y. Ono (74′), J. Nishikawa for Y. Kakita (79′) and T. Miyashiro for T. Kikuchi (79′).
Best player: Jun Nishikawa
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sagan Tosu was Jun Nishikawa.
His rating iswith 34 passes (79% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He performed 2 crosses.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima – Formation
Also Sanfrecce Hiroshima adopted the 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Michael Skibbe played with: Keisuke Osako, Tsukasa Shiotani , Jelani Reshaun Sumiyoshi , Sho Sasaki , Yuki Nogami , Takumu Kawamura , Gakuto Notsuda , Yoshifumi Kashiwa , Tsukasa Morishima , Makoto Mitsuta and Nassim Ben Khalifa .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Taishi Matsumoto, Goro Kawanami, Tomoya Fujii, Yuta Imazu, Toshihiro Aoyama , Pieros Sotiriou and Kosei Shibasaki.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima made 5 changes: Y. Kashiwa for T. Matsumoto (63′), N. Ben Khalifa for P. Sotiriou (84′), G. Notsuda for T. Aoyama (84′), T. Morishima for K. Shibasaki (89′) and Y. Nogami for T. Fujii (89′).
Best player: Makoto Mitsuta
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sanfrecce Hiroshima was Makoto Mitsuta.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 25 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15. He performed 2 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the J-League.
- Sagan Tosu – Sanfrecce Hiroshima – 2-2
- Vissel Kobe – Yokohama F. Marinos – 1-3
- Cerezo Osaka – Nagoya Grampus – 0-1
- Júbilo Iwata – Kyoto Sanga – 0-0
- Tokyo – Kawasaki Frontale – 2-3
- Kashiwa Reysol – Shonan Bellmare – 1-2
- Urawa Reds – Avispa Fukuoka – 1-1
- Kashima Antlers – Gamba Osaka – 0-0
- Consadole Sapporo – Shimizu S-Pulse – 4-3