J-League: Shimizu S-Pulse beats Avispa Fukuoka 3-1

SHIZUOKA. Shimizu S-Pulse overcomes Avispa Fukuoka 3-1.

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SHIZUOKA. Shimizu S-Pulse conquers Avispa Fukuoka 3-1. Shimizu S-Pulse got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from K. Nishizawa (7′) and Thiago Santana (41′). Avispa Fukuoka tried to recover with a goal from Y. Yamagishi (80′). However, the match was closed by a goal (85′) scored by B. Kololli for Shimizu S-Pulse. Avispa Fukuoka lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was held at the IAI Stadium Nihondaira Stadium in Shizuoka on Saturday and this began at 9:00 am UTC. The referee was Hiroyuki Kimura who was helped by Toshiyuki Wazumi and Hiroyoshi Iwata. The 4th official was Ryo Nakazawa. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.1 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 94%.​

Match Statistics

Avispa Fukuoka was in firm control of the ball 57% while Shimizu S-Pulse was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Avispa Fukuoka was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Shimizu S-Pulse managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Shimizu S-Pulse shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Avispa Fukuoka shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Shimizu S-Pulse received 2 yellow cards (E. Katayama and Thiago Santana). On the opposite side, Avispa Fukuoka received 2 yellow cards (D. Grolli and Juanma Delgado).

After this contest, Shimizu S-Pulse will have 13 points like Shonan Bellmare to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Avispa Fukuoka will stay with 19 points to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    K. Nishizawa

  • 13'
    13'

    D. Grolli

  • 29'
    29'

    Juanma Delgado

  • 41'
    41'

    Thiago Santana

  • 46'
    46'

    D. Miya

    D. Grolli

  • 46'
    46'

    Lukian

    Juanma Delgado

  • 47'
    47'

    E. Katayama

  • 59'
    59'

    S. Tanabe

    Y. Kitajima

  • 68'
    68'

    A. S. Disaro

    Y. Kamiya

  • 68'
    68'

    T. Hara

    E. Katayama

  • 74'
    74'

    T. Kanamori

    J. Croux

  • 74'
    74'

    T. Tanaka

    T. Shichi

  • 77'
    77'

    R. Takeuchi

    K. Miyamoto

  • 77'
    77'

    B. Kololli

    K. Nishizawa

  • 80'
    80'

    Y. Yamagishi

  • 85'
    85'

    B. Kololli

  • 90'
    90'

    Thiago Santana

  • 90'
    90'

    Y. Taki

    Y. Goto

Next match

In the upcoming J-League match, Shimizu S-Pulse will play away against Cerezo Osaka on the 26th of June with a 10-8 head to head in favor of Cerezo Osaka (7 draws).

Avispa Fukuoka will host Sanfrecce Hiroshima on the 25th of June with a 5-2 head to head record in favor of Sanfrecce Hiroshima (2 draws).

Shimizu S-Pulse: Formation and Lineups

Shimizu S-Pulse adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Jose Ricardo Mannarino chose to play with the following team: Shuichi Gonda (7.4), Eiichi Katayama (6.6), Yugo Tatsuta (7.1), Yoshinori Suzuki (6.7), Reon Yamahara (6.9), Kenta Nishizawa (8.4), Ryohei Shirasaki (6.2), Kota Miyamoto (7.1), Yusuke Goto (6.8), Kamiya Yuta (7.0) and Thiago Santana (8.2).

Substitutes

Shimizu S-Pulse made 5 changes: Y. Kamiya for A. S. Disaro (68′), E. Katayama for T. Hara (68′), K. Miyamoto for R. Takeuchi (77′), K. Nishizawa for B. Kololli (77′) and Y. Goto for Y. Taki (90′).

Top player: Kenta Nishizawa

The player who no doubt impressed Shimizu S-Pulse the most was Kenta Nishizawa.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 14 passes (71% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 6 crosses.

Avispa Fukuoka: Formation and Lineups

Also Avispa Fukuoka adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Shigetoshi Hasebe played with: Masaaki Murakami (5.5), Yota Maejima (6.4), Tatsuki Nara (6.8), Douglas Grolli (6.6), Takaaki Shichi (6.6), Jordy Croux (7.4), Hiroyuki Mae (6.8), Shun Nakamura (6.8), Yuji Kitajima (7.0), Juanma Delgado (6.5) and Yuya Yamagishi (7.7).

Substitutes

Avispa Fukuoka made 5 changes: D. Grolli for D. Miya (46′), Juanma Delgado for Lukian (46′), Y. Kitajima for S. Tanabe (59′), J. Croux for T. Kanamori (74′) and T. Shichi for T. Tanaka (74′).

Top player: Yuya Yamagishi

The player who no doubt impressed Avispa Fukuoka the most was Yuya Yamagishi.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 19 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 10.

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