Matchday 12 of the J1 Japanese League: preview of the Vissel Kobe match

04/30/2021 at 08:00 CEST

Next Saturday at 08:00 the match of the twelfth day of the J1 Japanese League will be played, which will face the Vissel Kobe and to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe.

The Vissel Kobe reaches the twelfth meeting with the intention of improving their numbers in the championship after drawing the last match played against the Kashima antlers. In addition, the locals have won in five of the 11 games played so far, with a streak of 15 goals in favor and 10 against.

On the visitors’ side, the Sanfrecce Hiroshima suffered a defeat to the Fukuoka Wasp in the last game (1-2), so he will look for a win against the Vissel Kobe to set the course in the competition. To date, of the 11 games that the team has played in the J1 Japanese League, it has won four of them with a balance of 16 goals for and 11 against.

Focusing on performance as a home team, the Vissel Kobe he has won twice, he has lost once and he has drawn twice in five games played so far, numbers that may seem encouraging to him. Sanfrecce Hiroshima, as they show a certain weakness of the premises in the matches that are played in the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe. At the exits, the Sanfrecce Hiroshima they have won twice in their five games so far, which means both teams will have to do their best to win.

The two rivals have already met on other occasions in the NOEVIR Stadium Kobe, obtaining as a result two victories, six defeats and three draws in favor of the Vissel Kobe. In turn, the visitors accumulate full of victories in the stadium of the Vissel Kobe, as they have already won two away games. The last time they faced the Vissel Kobe and the Sanfrecce Hiroshima in this tournament it was in October 2020 and the match concluded with a score of 2-1 in favor of Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

At this time, the Vissel Kobe it is ahead in the standings with a difference of three points with respect to its rival. The Vissel Kobe He arrives at the meeting with 20 points in his locker and occupying the sixth place before the game. For his part, Sanfrecce Hiroshima he has 17 points and ranks seventh in the tournament.