MATCH PROTEND

In Japanese J1 League, Sanfrecce Hiroshima play against Yokohama FC at Edion Stadium Hiroshima (Hiroshima), which is the home ground of Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima won their previous match against Nagoya Grampus Eight by 2-0 scoreline. Leandro Pereira and Tsukasa Morishima scored 1-1 goal while Hayao Kawabe give 1 assist in this match.

Yokohama FC won their previous match against Vissel Kobe by 2-1 scoreline. Kazunari Ichimi and Reo Yasunaga scored 1-1 goal while Yuji Senuma give 1 assist in this match.

Venue: Edion Stadium Hiroshima (Hiroshima)

Time: 14th November 2020, 10:30 AM

Head-to-Head

A glance at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 12/05/2007 shows that Sanfrecce Hiroshima have won 4 of them and Yokohama FC 1, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.

An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Sanfrecce and 5 belonging to Yokohama. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.

The last league fixture featuring these clubs was J1 League match day 8 on 01/08/2020 and the score finished Yokohama FC 0-2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

Form guide:

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Sanfrecce Hiroshima, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 2-0 J1 League victory vs Nagoya Grampus.

For Sanfrecce Hiroshima, goals were scored by Leandro Pereira (16′) and Tsukasa Morishima (79′).

Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that it has been a great time for the Sanfrecce Hiroshima backline. Sanfrecce have been mean at the back, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past six clashes standing at 4. That sort of pattern might not be sustained into this game, of course.

Going into this one, Sanfrecce Hiroshima have not lost a league tie with Yokohama FC in their previous 5 matches.

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Yokohama FC head into the match after a 2-1 J1 League win against Vissel Kobe in their last outing.

For Yokohama FC, goals were scored by Kazunari Ichimi (11′) and Reo Yasunaga (91′). Yuta Goke (9′) was the scorer for Vissel Kobe.

Throughout their 6 previous matches, Takahiro Shimotaira’s Yokohama FC have turned their attacks into goals a total of 5 times – earning them a goals per game average of 0.83.

Going into this one, Yokohama FC are without an away win for the past 4 league matches.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Yokohama FC Team News

Sanfrecce Hiroshima boss Hiroshi Jofuku doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all coming into this game owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.

Yokohama boss Takahiro Shimotaira has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Yusuke Matsuo (Acromioclavicular Separation), Eijiro Takeda (Meniscus Damage) and Kensuke Sato (Meniscus Damage) can’t be considered.

Player Stats of HIR vs YKH:

Sanfrecce Hiroshima:

  • Leandro Pereira scored 13 goals in 23 matches.
  • Douglas Viera scored 7 goals in 24 matches.
  • Yuya Asano scored 5 goals in 25 matches.
  • Player to watch: Leandro Pereira

Yokohama FC:

  • Yusuke Matsuo scored 7 goals in 20 matches.
  • Kazunari Ichimi scored 4 goals in 25 matches.
  • Koki Saito scored 3 goals in 25 matches.
  • Player to watch: Yusuke Matsuo

Playing 11 (probable) of HIR:

Hayashi (GK), Kashiwa, Sasaki, Araki, Nogami, Aoyama, Kawabe, Chajima, Morishima, Pereira, Asano

Playing 11 (probable) of YKH:

Rokutan (GK), Shichi, Inaho, Tashiro, Maguinho, Saito, Tezuka, Seko, Saito, Ichimi, Nakayama

THE PREDICTION

Looking at these two teams, we feel that Sanfrecce Hiroshima will most probably be able to score a couple when they come up against Yokohama FC, who will not find it easy getting on the scoresheet.

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Our Dream 11 Pick

Goalkeeper: Pedro Gallese

Defenders: Luis Advíncula, Miguel Trauco, Luis Abram

Midfielders: Renato Tapia, Arturo Vidal, Erick Pulgar, César Pinares

Strikers: Alexis Sánchez, Gianluca Lapadula, André Carrillo

Captain: Gianluca Lapadula

Vice-Captain: Miguel Trauco

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