J-League: Tokyo beats Kyoto Sanga 2-0 on Sunday

GRENADA NATIONAL STADIUM. Tokyo prevails over Kyoto Sanga with a 2-0 win with a goal from Leandro (28') and a goal from Adailton (78').

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GRENADA NATIONAL STADIUM. Tokyo prevails over Kyoto Sanga with a 2-0 win with a goal from Leandro (28′) and a goal from Adailton (78′).

The match was played at the Grenada National Stadium stadium in Grenada National Stadium on Sunday and it started at 6:00 am local time. The referee was Yoshimi Yamashita who had the assistance of Yusuke Hamamoto and Toshiyuki Tanaka. The 4th official was Tomohiro Inoue.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Tokyo was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Kyoto Sanga that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Tokyo was more aggressive with 27 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Tokyo won the encounter.

Tokyo shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Kyoto Sanga shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Tokyo received 2 yellow cards (R. Watanabe and M. Morishige). On the opposite side, Kyoto Sanga received 1 yellow card (K. Shirai).

After playing this match, Tokyo will have 40 points like Urawa Reds to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Kyoto Sanga will stay with 30 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 28'
    28'

    Leandro

  • 46'
    46'

    Y. Kimura

    P. Utaka

  • 49'
    49'

    S. Fukuoka

    K. Taketomi

  • 57'
    57'

    Paulinho Boia

    T. Matsuda

  • 60'
    60'

    K. Shirai

  • 67'
    67'

    D. Kaneko

    S. Takeda

  • 68'
    68'

    A. Carius

    Y. Toyokawa

  • 69'
    69'

    L. Phellype

    Diego

  • 69'
    69'

    Adailton

    Leandro

  • 75'
    75'

    H. Mita

    K. Tsukagawa

  • 76'
    76'

    H. Nakamura

    K. Bangunagande

  • 78'
    78'

    Adailton

  • 81'
    81'

    R. Watanabe

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Yamashita

    R. Watanabe

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Morishige

Next match

In the upcoming J-League match, Tokyo will play away with Kashima Antlers on the 30th of September with a 16-8 head to head in favor of Kashima Antlers (7 draws).

Kyoto Sanga will play away against Sagan Tosu on the 1st of October with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Kyoto Sanga (0 draws).

Tokyo: Formation and Lineups

Tokyo adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Albert Puig Ortoneda chose to play with the following team: Jakub Słowik (6.5), Yuto Nagatomo (6.8), Yasuki Kimoto (7.2), Masato Morishige (6.8), Kashifu Bangunagande (7.2), Koki Tsukagawa (6.4), Keigo Higashi (6.9), Kuryu Matsuki (6.9), Ryoma Watanabe (6.9), Diego Oliveira (6.9) and Leandro (7.1).

Substitutes

Tokyo made 5 changes: Diego for L. Phellype (69′), Leandro for Adailton (69′), K. Tsukagawa for H. Mita (75′), K. Bangunagande for H. Nakamura (76′) and R. Watanabe for K. Yamashita (90′).

Top player: Yasuki Kimoto

The player who no doubt impressed Tokyo the most was Yasuki Kimoto even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.2) with 39 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

Kyoto Sanga: Formation and Lineups

Also Kyoto Sanga adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Kwi-Jea Cho played with: Naoto Kamifukumoto (6.3), Kosuke Shirai (7.0), Rikito Inoue (6.7), Shogo Asada (6.6), Kyo Sato (6.3), Kosuke Taketomi (6.6), Sota Kawasaki (7.0), Shohei Takeda (7.1), Yuta Toyokawa (6.6), Peter Utaka (6.1) and Temma Matsuda (6.5).

Substitutes

Kyoto Sanga made 5 changes: P. Utaka for Y. Kimura (46′), K. Taketomi for S. Fukuoka (49′), T. Matsuda for Paulinho Boia (57′), S. Takeda for D. Kaneko (67′) and Y. Toyokawa for A. Carius (68′).

Top player: Shohei Takeda

Probably the most impressive player in Kyoto Sanga was Shohei Takeda.

His rating is (7.1) with 39 passes (79% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 4 crosses.

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