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Vissel Kobe hosts Velgata Sendai in J.League Round 34 fixture. The hosts are aiming to finish either second or third place this season. The big question is do they have a chance in the AFC Champions next season? Find out more about this game, including top free predictions in this post.
Our Best Picks for Vissel Kobe vs Velgata Sendai
Vissel Kobe is currently third on the J. League table, a position that keeps them on the edge of AFC Champions League qualification. The welcome struggling Velgata Sendai for a do or die fixture on 3rd November 2021. The visitors are second-last on the table but still have a chance to escape the drop. Our tipsters have narrowed down the best three predictions for Vissel Kobe vs Velgata Sendai as follows:
- Match result
- Vissel Kobe to win
- 1/2 (1.50)
- Total goals
- Over 2.5
- Both teams to score
Note: Check the latest odds at our recommended bookie Netbet.
Vissel Kobe to win
Vissel Kobe is our favourite to win this match given what is at stake. With only five games to go, a loss will put unnecessary pressure on the hosts who are aiming for a top-three finish. If they cannot get the second spot, the third spot qualifies them for AFC Champions League. It is a do-or-die for both teams but home advantage is why we think Vissel Kobe has an upper hand in this game.
There is a possibility of more than two goals in this fixture. The hosts have scored 53 goals and leaked 32 in 33 games. On the other hand, Velgata Sendai scored 26 and conceded 52 goals in as many fixtures. Five out of eight last meetings had more than two goals.
Velgata Sendai is fighting for points as much as Vissel Kobe. The visitors need a win to get closer to escaping the red zone. While the visitors haven't been scoring lots of goals, this fixture has always been an even one so we expect goals on both sides of the pitch. In the previous 20 meetings, the visitors won seven, got three draws and lost ten.
Game Preview: Vissel Kobe Relentless in AFC Champions League Quest
Vissel Kobe is currently third on J.League and are in pole position to play in the next AFC Champions League. The hosts are the fifth-best on home record and hope to keep the momentum going when they hosts Velgata Sendai in this fixture. With the visitors struggling to remain in top flight and Velgata Sendai fighting against Relegation, we expect a tough duel at Noevir Stadium. The visitors boast only 2W away from home in 17 trips, a performance that could further compound their miseries in this trip to Kobe, Japan.
Vissel Kobe vs Velgata Sendai: the Best Match Odds and Team Stats
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the venue for this game?
Vissel Kobe will host Velgata Sendai at Noevir Stadium in Kobe, Japan.
What time with Vissel Kobe vs Velgata Sendai start?
This match will kick-off at 10:00 GMT +3
Who are the top scorers for these teams?
Kyogo Furuhashi is Vissel Kobe’s top scorer with 15 goals while Takuma Nishimura tops Velgata Sendai’s score chart with 5 goals.