Vissel Kobe VS Kawasaki Frontale - J-League Division 1 Match Prediction

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Match Time:8/26/2020 18:00 Wednesday(GMT+8)

J-League Division 1 -- Vissel Kobe VS Kawasaki Frontale

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For Vissel Kobe both Andres Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen missed the weekend game, both should still be considered doubtful.


Kawasaki Frontale continue to miss long term injuries Kengo Nakamura and Tatsuya Hasegawa but report no new problems.


Vissel Kobe

Suspended: None

Doubtful: Andres Iniesta (unspecified), Thomas Vermaelen (unspecified)

Injured/Unavailable: None


Kawasaki Frontale

Suspended: None

Doubtful: None

Injured/Unavailable: Kengo Nakamura (knee), Tatsuya Hasegawa (knee)





On Sunday night in the league, Vissel Kobe took a lead against Urawa Reds with a well-worked team goal from Keijiro Ogawa, but then conceded from a distant shot after a clearance was deflected. They then got their own back with a similar goal, when Hotaru Yamaguchi's 20-yarder took a huge movement off a defender, and Vissel Kobe came back worthy 2-1 winners. With many changes – eight recognised 1st XI players sat out, Vissel come back with three points and to rested players for this home game against the league leaders. They will be buoyed and ready.


Kawasaki Frontale were finally handed a loss in the league, when Nagoya Grampus took a 1-0 home win from the division leaders. Despite changing all their attacking players and using all five substitutes to change things around, they were frustrated by a well-organised host who had scored out of nowhere just before half time. I don't think this team can collapse but they now know they can be beaten and Vissel Kobe can take advantage of this and see through the cracks in the wall!


The visitors may well be deflated and have lost their invincible feelings, so a string Vissel Kobe line-up should be able to take advantage of this, but will need to take their chances. A home win, goals at both ends.



In the league matches between these two teams last season each team won their away game.

Vissel Kobe VS Kawasaki Frontale - J-League Division 1 Match Prediction

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