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Vegalta Sendai vs. Avispa Fukuoka 11/27/2021 J1 League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Vegalta Sendai challenges Avispa Fukuoka on 11/27/2021 at 12:00 AM.

Avispa Fukuoka meets Vegalta Sendai in a J1 League match. Vegalta Sendai with a record of 5-12-19 this season comes into this game with a 2-6-10 record on the road. Avispa Fukuoka is 14-10-12 this season and is 10-2-6 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Vegalta Sendai and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Avispa Fukuoka bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Vegalta Sendai.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Avispa Fukuoka and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Avispa Fukuoka played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Avispa Fukuoka is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Vegalta Sendai.

The Vegalta Sendai Roster

The Players to Watch for the Vegalta Sendai

Takumi Mase DF



Takumi Mase 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 Vegalta Sendai teammates, Takumi Mase had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Takumi Mase has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Takumi Mase has 0 Red Cards this season.

Takayoshi Ishihara DF



As a scorer, Takayoshi Ishihara had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Takayoshi Ishihara has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Takayoshi Ishihara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Takayoshi Ishihara has 0 Red Cards this season.

Kyohei Yoshino DF,MF



As a scorer, Kyohei Yoshino had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vegalta Sendai teammates, Kyohei Yoshino had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Kyohei Yoshino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kyohei Yoshino has 0 Red Cards this season.

Rikiya Uehara MF



As a scorer, Rikiya Uehara had 26 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Rikiya Uehara has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rikiya Uehara has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rikiya Uehara has 0 Red Cards this season.

Shuhei Akasaki FW,MF



As a scorer, Shuhei Akasaki had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vegalta Sendai teammates, Shuhei Akasaki had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Shuhei Akasaki has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Shuhei Akasaki has 1 Red Cards this season.

The Avispa Fukuoka Roster

The Players to Watch for the Avispa Fukuoka

Hiroyuki Mae MF



As a scorer, Hiroyuki Mae had 35 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Hiroyuki Mae has 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Hiroyuki Mae has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hiroyuki Mae has 0 Red Cards this season.

Emil Salomonsson DF



As a scorer, Emil Salomonsson had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Emil Salomonsson has 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.

Emil Salomonsson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Emil Salomonsson has 0 Red Cards this season.

Douglas Grolli DF



As a scorer, Douglas Grolli had 28 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Douglas Grolli has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Douglas Grolli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Douglas Grolli has 0 Red Cards this season.

Takaaki Shichi DF



As a scorer, Takaaki Shichi had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Avispa Fukuoka teammates, Takaaki Shichi had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Takaaki Shichi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Takaaki Shichi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Takeshi Kanamori MF



As a scorer, Takeshi Kanamori had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Takeshi Kanamori has 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.

Takeshi Kanamori has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Takeshi Kanamori has 1 Red Cards this season.

Vegalta Sendai Team Stats

The Vegalta Sendai Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vegalta Sendai was able to score 0.81 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vegalta Sendai was able to score 0.61 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vegalta Sendai was able to score on 0.24 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Vegalta Sendai attempts 3.39 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. Vegalta Sendai attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.6% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Vegalta Sendai Defensive Stats and Metrics

Vegalta Sendai gave up 1.56 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Vegalta Sendai plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Vegalta Sendai goalkeepers fended off 4.94 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Vegalta Sendai goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.5% of the time. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Vegalta Sendai goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 19.4% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.







Vegalta Sendai Utility Stats

Vegalta Sendai tried 15.97 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Vegalta Sendai is in the top 59 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vegalta Sendai had 13.28 interceptions. This puts Vegalta Sendai in the top 25 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vegalta Sendai commits 11.47 fouls. This puts Vegalta Sendai in the top 33 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Vegalta Sendai drew 9.33 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Vegalta Sendai is in the top 90 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Vegalta Sendai had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.22 times per 90 minutes of action. Vegalta Sendai is in the top 18 percentile in offside calls against them.







Avispa Fukuoka Team Stats

The Avispa Fukuoka Offensive Stats and Metrics

Avispa Fukuoka scored 0.94 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Avispa Fukuoka was able to score 0.67 goals off assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Avispa Fukuoka was able to score on 0.29 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Avispa Fukuoka attempted 3.31 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Avispa Fukuoka is able to get 31.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Avispa Fukuoka Defensive Stats and Metrics

Avispa Fukuoka gave up 0.89 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.0 shots were saved by Avispa Fukuoka goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 77.8% of shots on target were saved by Avispa Fukuoka 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. Avispa Fukuoka goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 38.9% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Avispa Fukuoka Utility Stats

Avispa Fukuoka tried 18.03 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Avispa Fukuoka is in the top 37 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Avispa Fukuoka has successfully intercepted 13.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. Avispa Fukuoka is in the top 21 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Avispa Fukuoka has committed 12.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Avispa Fukuoka in the top 41 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Avispa Fukuoka drew 10.58 fouls. Avispa Fukuoka is in the top 74 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Avispa Fukuoka had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.0 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Avispa Fukuoka in the top 6 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Vegalta Sendai vs. Avispa Fukuoka Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Vegalta Sendai 2 Avispa Fukuoka 0

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