Kyoto Sanga will be facing visiting club Tokushima Vortis at Kyoto Nishikyogoku Stadium in this J2 League tie on Saturday.
All Kyoto Sanga v Tokushima Vortis match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below (plus the best game odds).
Kyoto Sanga will be hoping to bounce back here following a 2-1 J2 League losing effort in their last game against Mito Hollyhock.
The only name on the scoresheet from Kyoto Sanga was Keiya Sento (12'). Shumpei Fukahori (48', 58') was the scorer for Mito Hollyhock.
Three or more goals per match have been seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Kyoto Sanga have played. Opposition teams scored 8 times in this period while Kyoto amassed a tally of 8.
Heading into this fixture, Kyoto Sanga have not emerged victorious against Tokushima Vortis in their previous 3 matches in the league.
Tokushima Vortis come into this meeting after a 0-1 J2 League win versus Montedio Yamagata in their previous match.
The only name on the scoresheet from Tokushima Vortis was Yudai Konishi (28').
A succession of dependable performances from the Tokushima Vortis defenders has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 clashes combined. In that period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 11. Such a trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, though.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Tokushima Vortis:
- have left without a victory over Kyoto Sanga in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 13 away league matches. Amazing.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 16/07/2017 tells us that Kyoto Sanga have won 1 of them & Tokushima Vortis 2, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
A sum of 9 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 4 of them for Kyoto and 5 coming from Tokushima. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.5.
The last league contest between the two was J2 League match day 3 on 04/07/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Tokushima Vortis 1-1 Kyoto Sanga.
Team News: Kyoto Sanga
Katsunori Ueebisu (Thigh Problems), Nobuhiro Kato (Corona virus) and Juninho (Meniscus Damage) are unavailable for Kyoto gaffer Noritada Saneyoshi.
Team News: Tokushima Vortis
Owing to a fully injury-free group to choose from, Tokushima Vortis boss Ricardo Rodríguez has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match. Takeru Kishimoto will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Kyoto Sanga will really need to work well to score goals against this Tokushima Vortis lineup who we reckon will be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
We’re therefore seeing a highly competitive game with a 0-1 victory for Tokushima Vortis at full-time.
Should be an interesting one.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking on the latest odds for this match in the full-time result market, putting your money on Kyoto Sanga can be had for 3.5, backing the game finishing all-square is 3.56 and selecting victory for Tokushima Vortis will get you 2.1. Those are the best prices that can be secured right now.