J-League: Consadole Sapporo beats Kawasaki Frontale 4-3

SAPPORO. Consadole Sapporo had a narrow win over Kawasaki Frontale.

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SAPPORO. Consadole Sapporo had a close win over Kawasaki Frontale.

K. Tachibanada received a red card (84′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Kawasaki Frontale lost the match.

The match was played at the Sapporo Atsubetsu Park Stadium stadium in Sapporo on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Takuto Okabe who had the assistance of Hironobu Kikawada and Takeshi Asada. The 4th official was Yusuke Seino. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.1 degrees Celsius or 69.93 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 70%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Consadole Sapporo was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Kawasaki Frontale that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Consadole Sapporo was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Consadole Sapporo won the match.

Consadole Sapporo shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Kawasaki Frontale shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Consadole Sapporo received 2 yellow cards (S. Tanaka and T. Takamine). On the other side, Kawasaki Frontale received 2 yellow cards (Y. Wakizaka and ).

Also, Kawasaki Frontale didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after K. Tachibanada (Kawasaki Frontale) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (84′).

After playing this encounter, Consadole Sapporo will have 35 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Kawasaki Frontale will stay with 54 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 24'

    S. Koroki

    T. Arano

  • 28'

    A. Ienaga (Penalty)

  • 33'

    L. Fernandes

  • 34'

    S. Tanaka

  • 40'

    S. Koroki (Penalty)

  • 46'

    M. Yamane

    A. Sasaki

  • 57'

    Y. Kobayashi

    J. Schmidt

  • 57'

    S. Taniguchi


  • 58'

    Y. Wakizaka

  • 60'

    K. Noborizato

  • 69'

    Y. Kobayashi

  • 77'

    D. Tono

    K. Chinen

  • 78'

    Kim Gun-Hee

    T. Kaneko

  • 81'

    T. Seko

    S. Kurumaya

  • 84'

    G. Xavier

  • 84'

    K. Tachibanada

  • 90'

    T. Nakamura

    S. Koroki

  • 90'

    T. Takamine

  • 90'

    T. Ogashiwa

    Kim Gun-Hee

  • 90'

    T. Ogashiwa

    Kim Gun-Hee

Next match

In the upcoming J-League match, Consadole Sapporo will host Avispa Fukuoka on the 8th of October with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Consadole Sapporo (2 draws).

Kawasaki Frontale will host Shimizu S-Pulse on the 8th of October with a 16-8 head to head in favor of Kawasaki Frontale (7 draws).

Consadole Sapporo: Formation and Lineups

Consadole Sapporo started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Mihailo Petrović chose to play with the following team: Takanori Sugeno (5.9), Shunta Tanaka (6.4), Daihachi Okamura (6.8), Tomoki Takamine (6.2), Takuro Kaneko (6.2), Yoshiaki Komai (6.1), Takuma Arano (6.6), Lucas Fernandes (8.9), Tsuyoshi Ogashiwa (7.1), Ryota Aoki (6.7) and Gabriel Xavier (7.5).


Consadole Sapporo made 3 changes: T. Arano for S. Koroki (24′), T. Kaneko for Kim Gun-Hee (78′) and S. Koroki for T. Nakamura (90′).

Top player: Lucas Fernandes

Probably the most impressive player in Consadole Sapporo was Lucas Fernandes.

His rating is (8.9) with 1 goal, 34 passes (64% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 9 crosses.

Kawasaki Frontale: Formation and Lineups

Kawasaki Frontale started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Toru Oniki played with: Sung-Ryong Jung (6.0), Asahi Sasaki (6.0), Jesiel (6.1), Shintaro Kurumaya (6.6), Kyohei Noborizato (6.1), Yasuto Wakizaka (7.0), João Schmidt (7.1), Kento Tachibanada (7.0), Akihiro Ienaga (7.6), Kei Chinen (7.8) and Marcinho (6.8).


Kawasaki Frontale made 5 changes: A. Sasaki for M. Yamane (46′), J. Schmidt for Y. Kobayashi (57′), Jesiel for S. Taniguchi (57′), K. Chinen for D. Tono (77′) and S. Kurumaya for T. Seko (81′).

Top player: Kei Chinen

The player who no doubt impressed Kawasaki Frontale the most was Kei Chinen.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 22 passes (63% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 20.

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