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Sagan Tosu vs. Kashima Antlers 11/27/2021 J1 League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sagan Tosu clashes with Kashima Antlers on 11/27/2021 at 12:00 AM.

Sagan Tosu meets Kashima Antlers in a J1 League match. Sagan Tosu with a record of 16-11-9 this season comes into this game with a 5-6-7 record on the road. Kashima Antlers is 19-6-11 this season and is 9-4-5 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Sagan Tosu and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Kashima Antlers came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Sagan Tosu at their home pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Kashima Antlers and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Kashima Antlers played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

The Sagan Tosu Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sagan Tosu

Dudu DF



Dudu has 33 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sagan Tosu teammates, Dudu had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dudu has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dudu has 0 Red Cards this season.

Yuta Higuchi MF



As a scorer, Yuta Higuchi had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sagan Tosu teammates, Yuta Higuchi had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Yuta Higuchi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yuta Higuchi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Keiya Sento MF



Keiya Sento has 32 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sagan Tosu teammates, Keiya Sento had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Keiya Sento has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Keiya Sento has 0 Red Cards this season.

Nanasei Iino MF,DF



Nanasei Iino has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sagan Tosu teammates, Nanasei Iino had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Nanasei Iino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nanasei Iino has 0 Red Cards this season.

Tomoya Koyamatsu MF,FW



Tomoya Koyamatsu has 25 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Tomoya Koyamatsu has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Tomoya Koyamatsu has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Tomoya Koyamatsu has 1 Red Cards this season.

The Kashima Antlers Roster

The Players to Watch for the Kashima Antlers

Koki Machida DF



As a scorer, Koki Machida had 31 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Koki Machida has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Koki Machida has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Koki Machida has 0 Red Cards this season.

Shoma Doi MF,FW



Shoma Doi has 24 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Shoma Doi has 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Shoma Doi has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Shoma Doi has 2 Red Cards this season.

Kento Misao MF



As a scorer, Kento Misao had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Kento Misao has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Kento Misao has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kento Misao has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ryotaro Araki MF,FW



As a scorer, Ryotaro Araki had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Ryotaro Araki has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Ryotaro Araki has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ryotaro Araki has 1 Red Cards this season.

Tomoya Inukai DF



Tomoya Inukai has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Tomoya Inukai has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Tomoya Inukai has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Tomoya Inukai has 0 Red Cards this season.

Sagan Tosu Team Stats

The Sagan Tosu Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sagan Tosu scored 1.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sagan Tosu was able to score 0.78 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sagan Tosu was able to score on 0.32 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Sagan Tosu attempts 3.61 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sagan Tosu attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Sagan Tosu Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sagan Tosu was able to hold opponents to 0.78 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Sagan Tosu goalkeepers fended off 3.36 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Sagan Tosu truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 76.0% of shots on target were saved by Sagan Tosu goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 41.7% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sagan Tosu. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Sagan Tosu Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sagan Tosu had 14.67 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sagan Tosu is in the top 67 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sagan Tosu had 10.75 interceptions. This puts Sagan Tosu in the top 64 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sagan Tosu commits 12.92 fouls. Sagan Tosu is in the top 57 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sagan Tosu drew 9.08 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sagan Tosu is in the top 91 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sagan Tosu had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.42 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sagan Tosu in the top 88 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Kashima Antlers Team Stats

The Kashima Antlers Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Kashima Antlers was able to score 1.58 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Kashima Antlers was able to score 1.11 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Kashima Antlers converted on 0.29 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Kashima Antlers attempted 5.42 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Kashima Antlers is able to get 35.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Kashima Antlers Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Kashima Antlers was able to hold opponents to 0.89 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Kashima Antlers goalkeepers fended off 2.75 shots per 90 minutes. Shot prevention is the best first step to goal prevention. Kashima Antlers truly gets it when it comes to this concept.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 66.7% of shots on target were saved by Kashima Antlers goalkeepers. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 36.1% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Kashima Antlers. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Kashima Antlers Utility Stats

Kashima Antlers tried 19.39 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Kashima Antlers is in the top 27 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Kashima Antlers has successfully intercepted 12.92 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Kashima Antlers in the top 30 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kashima Antlers commits 11.78 fouls. Kashima Antlers is in the top 38 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Kashima Antlers drew 9.92 fouls. Kashima Antlers is in the top 84 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Kashima Antlers had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.83 times per 90 minutes of action. Kashima Antlers is in the top 56 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sagan Tosu vs. Kashima Antlers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Sagan Tosu 2 Kashima Antlers 2

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