Nagoya vs Yokohama FM Preview: Match Lineup, News & Prediction

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Nagoya vs Yokohama J League Preview: Match Lineup, News & Prediction
Nagoya vs Yokohama - who will come out on top?

Get the latest updates and insights on the upcoming match Nagoya vs Yokohama FM, including match predictions, lineups, and news. Don’t miss out on the action as these two powerhouse teams face off in what promises to be an exciting game.

In this article, we will give you the best fantasy combinations, probable lineups, team news, key stats and grand league tips for the J. League match between Nagoya vs Yokohama FM.

Nagoya vs Yokohama FM Match Details:

League: J. League

Venue: Toyota Stadium, Toyota, Japan

Time: 08th July, 02.30 pm

Match Preview:

Nagoya

It’s the battle of the title contenders at the Toyota Stadium on Saturday, as Nagoya Grampus host Yokohama FM in what will be a pivotal contest in terms of the title challenge. The hosts currently sit theird in the table with 38 points, 4 points behind Saturday’s opposition, having played the same number of games. A five-game winning streak in all competitions was brought to an end in a 2-0 defeat at the hands of FC Tokyo, where a Diego Oliviera brace sealed the game for Tokyo. This winning streak also included wins in Cup competitions, getting past the likes of Veertien Mie and Sanfrecce.

However, Kenta Hasegawa’s side returned to winning ways in a 2-0 victory over Kawasaki last Saturday, with goals from Junker and Izumi enough to seal the deal on the day. The hosts along with Yokohama FM are unbeaten at home in the league this campaign, with Nagoya Grampus winning 6 and sharing points on 4 occasions in 10 matches at the Toyota Stadium. They also have an incredible goal scoring record at home this season, having scored 2 or more in each of their last 5 home games in all competitions.

Yokohama FM

The visitors Yokohama FM currently sit of the pile with 42 points from 19 matches, firm favorites to retain the title yet again this campaign. Since their loss to Consadole Sapporo in the League Cup back on May 24th, they have been on a 7 game winning streak in all competitions, including wins against Briobecca Urayasu and Sagan Tosu in the cup. Their most recent outing against Shonan Bellmare saw Kevin Muscat’s side emerge 4-1 winners that included a brace by Anderson Lopes.

This victory saw them being the highest scorers in the league, scoring 42 goals in 19 games, with 15 in their last 4 matches. They sit second in the table for their away performances in the league too, with 6 wins from 10 matches, picking 19 points in the process. Historically, Yokohama FM have had the bragging rights over Nagoya Grampus with 4 wins and 1 draw in their last 6 meetings – and should be confident of yet another victory to make it 3 wins in a row on the road.

Nagoya vs Yokohama FM Prediction:

Nagoya Grampus 1-2 Yokohama FM


Key Stats for Nagoya and Yokohama FM:

Goals:

Nagoya Grampus: K. Junker (10), Mateus (4), K. Nagai (3)

Yokohama FM: A. Lopes (15), Elber (6), Y. Santos (4)

Assists: 

Nagoya Grampus: K. Nagai (5), R. Morishita (4), K. Junker (2)

Yokohama FM: Y. Santos (8), Elbar, K. Mizunuma (7)

Tackles:

Nagoya Grampus: S. Inagaki (42), H. Fujii (25), T. Yonemoto (24)

Yokohama FM: S. Hatanaka (19), K. Nagato (17), K. Watanabe (15)

Interceptions:

Nagoya Grampus: S. Inagaki (51), H. Fujii (34), T. Yonemoto (31)

Yokohama FM: S. Hatanaka (38), K. Nagato, R. Tsunoda (28)

Chances Created:

Nagoya Grampus: Mateus (36), R. Morishita (22), K. Nagai (19)

Yokohama FM: Elbar (32), K. Mizunuma (21), Yan (20)


Nagoya vs Yokohama FM Lineups:

Nagoya Grampus: Langerak; Fujii, Nakatani, Kawazura; Izumi, Uchida, Inagaki, Morishita; Mateus; Junker, Nagai

Yokohama FM: Ichimori; Matsubara, Kamijima, Eduardo, Koike; Fujita, Watanabe; Yan, Nishimura, Elber; Lopes

Unavailable Players:

Nagoya Grampus: NA

Yokohama FM: NA


Nagoya vs Yokohama FM Fantasy Combination:

Gk: M. Langerak

Def: H. Fujii, K. Matsubara, T. Kamijima

Mid: M. dos-Santos, J. Elbar Pimental da Silva, S. Inagaki, Y. Matheus

Fwd: A. Lopes (C), K. Junker, T. Nishimura (vC)

Captaincy Picks:

A. Lopes, K. Junker, T. Nishimura

Grand League Picks:

M. dos-Santos, J. Elbar Pimental da Silva, S. Inagaki

*Updated Fantasy Combination