Sagan Tosu was eventually too good for Gamba Osaka with the goal of J. Nishikawa (15′), T. Miyashiro (53′) and Y. Ono (79′).
The match was held on Saturday and this began at 10:00 am UTC. The referee was Takafumi Mikuriya with the help of Yosuke Takabe and Kogo Kumagai. The 4th official was Kentaro Matsui.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Gamba Osaka was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Sagan Tosu that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Sagan Tosu was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sagan Tosu won the encounter.
Gamba Osaka shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Sagan Tosu shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target.
Gamba Osaka received 2 yellow cards (Patric and Kwon Kyung-Won). On the other side, Sagan Tosu received 1 yellow card (Hwang Seok-Ho).
After this match, Gamba Osaka will stay with 28 points like Avispa Fukuoka to stay in the 14th place. On the other side, Sagan Tosu will have 37 points to stay in the 8th place.
Sagan Tosu will play away with Cerezo Osaka on the 9th of September with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Cerezo Osaka (4 draws).
Gamba Osaka: Formation and Lineups
Gamba Osaka adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Hiroshi Matsuda chose to play with the following team: Masaaki Higashiguchi , Ryu Takao , Genta Miura , Kyung-won Kwon , Hiroki Fujiharu , Juan Alano , Mitsuki Saito , Dawhan , Ryotaro Meshino , Musashi Suzuki and Patric .
Gamba Osaka made 5 changes: M. Suzuki for K. Onose (57′), Patric for Leandro Pereira (57′), Dawhan for Y. Yamamoto (57′), R. Meshino for Y. Fukuda (74′) and Kwon Kyung-Won for S. Fukuoka (82′).
Top player: Genta Miura
Probably the most impressive player in Gamba Osaka was Genta Miura.
His rating iswith 81 passes (91% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7.
Sagan Tosu: Formation and Lineups
Also Sagan Tosu adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the opposite side, Kenta Kawai played with: Park Il-Kyu , Wataru Harada , Seok Ho Hwang , Diego , Shinya Nakano , Yoichi Naganuma , Naoyuki Fujita , Kei Koizumi , Fuchi Honda , Taisei Miyashiro and Jun Nishikawa .
Sagan Tosu made 5 changes: S. Nakano for Y. Iwasaki (46′), F. Honda for Y. Horigome (66′), N. Fujita for A. Fukuta (66′), T. Miyashiro for Y. Ono (75′) and J. Nishikawa for T. Kikuchi (82′).
Top player: Taisei Miyashiro
The player who no doubt impressed Sagan Tosu the most was Taisei Miyashiro.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 17 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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