J-League: Gamba Osaka draws 0-0 with Tokyo on Saturday

Gamba Osaka 0-0 Tokyo could not score a single goal.

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Gamba Osaka 0-0 Tokyo didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Tokyo couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%).

The match was held on Saturday and this began at 10:00 am UTC. The referee was Yoshiro Imamura who had the assistance of Mitsuharu Taketa and Yusuke Shiotsu. The 4th official was Ryo Nakazawa.

Match Statistics

Tokyo was in firm control of the ball 56% while Gamba Osaka was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Gamba Osaka was more aggressive with 31 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Gamba Osaka to win the match​.

Gamba Osaka shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Tokyo shot 13 times, 2 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Gamba Osaka received 3 yellow cards (K. Kurokawa, M. Saito and Y. Yamamoto). On the other side, Tokyo received 3 yellow cards (H. Nakamura, Y. Nagatomo and K. Higashi).

After this match, Gamba Osaka will have 28 points like Avispa Fukuoka to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Tokyo will have 39 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 50'
    50'

    H. Nakamura

  • 53'
    53'

    K. Kurokawa

  • 56'
    56'

    M. Saito

  • 63'
    63'

    Leandro

    L. Phellype

  • 69'
    69'

    Y. Fukuda

    Juan

  • 69'
    69'

    Dawhan

    M. Saito

  • 73'
    73'

    K. Konno

    K. Tsukagawa

  • 84'
    84'

    K. Yamashita

    Adailton

  • 84'
    84'

    M. Suzuki

    Leandro Pereira

  • 85'
    85'

    S. Fukuoka

    G. Miura

  • 87'
    87'

    Y. Nagatomo

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Higashi

  • 90'
    90'

    Y. Yamamoto

Next match

In the upcoming J-League match, Gamba Osaka will play away against Vissel Kobe on the 16th of September with a 13-10 head to head statistic in favor of Gamba Osaka (6 draws).

Tokyo will play away with Vissel Kobe on the 14th of September with a 12-5 head to head in favor of Tokyo (10 draws).

Gamba Osaka: Formation and Lineups

Gamba Osaka started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Hiroshi Matsuda chose to play with the following team: Masaaki Higashiguchi (7.0), Ryu Takao (7.0), Genta Miura (6.8), Gen Shoji (7.1), Keisuke Kurokawa (6.5), Juan Alano (7.3), Mitsuki Saito (7.0), Yuki Yamamoto (7.6), Ryotaro Meshino (7.3), Leandro Pereira (6.2) and Patric (6.7).

Substitutes

Gamba Osaka made 4 changes: Juan for Y. Fukuda (69′), M. Saito for Dawhan (69′), Leandro Pereira for M. Suzuki (84′) and G. Miura for S. Fukuoka (85′).

Top player: Yuki Yamamoto

Probably the most impressive player in Gamba Osaka was Yuki Yamamoto.

His rating is (7.6) with 53 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

Tokyo: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Albert Puig Ortoneda played with: Jakub Słowik (6.7), Hotaka Nakamura (7.1), Yasuki Kimoto (7.4), Masato Morishige (7.2), Yuto Nagatomo (6.9), Shuto Abe (6.4), Keigo Higashi (7.3), Koki Tsukagawa (6.8), Ryoma Watanabe (7.3), Luiz Phellype (6.6) and Adailton (7.1).

Substitutes

Tokyo made 3 changes: L. Phellype for Leandro (63′), K. Tsukagawa for K. Konno (73′) and Adailton for K. Yamashita (84′).

Top player: Yasuki Kimoto

The player who no doubt impressed Tokyo the most was Yasuki Kimoto.

His rating is (7.4) with 66 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 5.

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