Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM The quarter-final stage of the J League Cup begins this week, and in their first game, Sanfrecce Hiroshima will host Yokohama F. Marinos at the Edition Hiroshima Stadium on Wednesday.
Yokohama was one of the four clubs included in the 2022 AFC Champions League and was granted direct entry into the quarter-finals. Sanfrecce defeated Consadole Sapporo in the playoffs, winning 4-1 on aggregate.
Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM Kick-Off Time
Competition: Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM
Date: August 3, 2022
Kick-off: 04.00 PM
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Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM The home side have won just one of their last five games in all competitions, and that win was last month’s Emperor’s Cup tie against Gunma FC.
The visitors returned to winning ways after beating Kashima Antlers 2-0 to draw 2-2 in a crucial J1 League game on Saturday.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Yokohama FM Head-to-Head
Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM Both teams have crossed paths 98 times in all competitions. As expected, the away team performed better in this match, winning almost twice as many as the home side.
Yokohama has 57 wins and the hosts have 29 wins against their eastern rivals. Only 12 times loot has been shared between both sides.
They last faced each other in a league match in July at Nissan Stadium, where the hosts at the time won 3-0.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Form Guide (all competitions): L-D-W-D-L
Yokohama F. Marinos Form Guide (All Tournaments): W-D-D-W-W
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Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Yokohama F.Marinos Team News
Shumski Higashi was absent from the previous game due to injury and will not participate in this game. Shun Ayukawa and Douglas Vieira complete Viola’s injury list.
Injured: Toshiki Higashi, Shun Ayukawa, Douglas Vieira
Yokohama F. Marinos
At the moment, Ryo Miyaichi is the only absentee in the J1 league standings.
Injured: Ryo Miyaichi
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Sanfrecce vs Yokohama FM Both teams have met 97 times in all competitions to date. The home team dominated the match with 56 wins, while the guests won 29 times against their eastern rivals. The two rivals shared the spoils 12 times.
They will meet again in the quarter-finals of the J-League Cup in August. The last time they met was in April at the Edition Hiroshima Stadium, where the then hosts won 2-0.
J1 leaders Yokohama F. Marinos take on fourth-placed Sanfrecce Hiroshima at the Nissan Stadium on Wednesday.
The home team currently has a solid streak, with five consecutive league wins. After a 4-0 win over Kashiwa Reysol last month, they played another high-scoring game last Saturday. Leo Ceara’s hat-trick win over Shimizu S-Pulse 5-3.