Kawasaki Frontale vs Consadole Sapporo
Japan – J. League
Date: Friday, 14th June 2019
Kick-off at 11.00 UK/ 12.00 CET
Venue: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium (Kawasaki).
Kawasaki has been on fine form this season, and they are placed second in the table. They have lost just once so far in the competition, and are giving a firm chase to Tokyo at the top.
Of all the 18 teams in contention, Frontale remains the only one to go unbeaten in the last five match-days.
The last day though, they had a bit of heartbreak at home, from Urawa. They were in course for a routine win and was leading 1-0 even in injury time, only for the visitors to slot in the equalizer in the 90+5th minute.
Opponents Sapporo put an end to their three-game winless run with a win over Hiroshima in their last tie. Despite going a man down, the squad held their nerves to inflict a 1-0 loss on the guests.
Kawasaki Frontale vs Consadole Sapporo Head-to-head (h2h)
- 15 of the last 16 wins went to Kawasaki.
- Sapporo has never won a league tie against this opponent.
- The last time these two met, Kawasaki registered a 7-0 win.
- At this venue, Kawasaki has a 100% winning record.
Kawasaki Frontale vs Consadole Sapporo Prediction
The obvious reason to pick Kawasaki as the winner is the h2h stats, which are in overwhelming favor to them. They recorded 15 of the last 16 wins, and the only such loss came before ten years, and in the Nabisco Cup.
This translates to Frontale having a 100% unbeaten record in league encounters. Moreover, the last time these two met, it was nothing short of a disaster from Sapporo’s perspective, as their counterparts fired in seven goals, in return for none.
Importantly, Kawasaki boasts of a 100% winning record at home and registered a 23-2 combined scoreline from the last seven clashes there.
Going on, Sapporo is winless in their last three matches on the road, and conceded two or more goals in the last two, whereas they themselves failed in scoring in two of the last three.
Finally, Kawasaki is unbeaten in their last 11 ties on the trot, and at home, they went without a defeat in 23 of their last 26. Keeping in line with the trend, expect the hosts to record another routine win this Friday.
Kawasaki Frontale vs Consadole Sapporo Betting Tips
Kawasaki Frontale to Win @ 1.60 (3/5)
The Hosts to Score the First Goal @ 1.40 (2/5).