Cerezo Osaka has an advantage over Avispa Fukuoka in their head-to-head record, having won nine, drawn seven, and lost six of their previous 22 matches. However, early in the current season, Avispa Fukuoka overcame Cerezo Osaka by a score of 2-1.
Cerezo Osaka will start the match as the favourite. But Avispa Fukuoka is determined to battle back and possibly pull off a surprise victory. As both teams want to collect the three points and rise in the J1 League standings, fans can expect an exciting match between these two squads.
Date and Time: 30th June 2023 at 03:30 PM IST
Match: Cerezo Osaka vs Avispa Fukuoka
Competition: J1 League
Venue: Yodoko Sakura Stadium
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Top Players to Watch Out for:
Léo Pereira: With 6 goals and 2 assists this season, the proven Brazilian forward Leo has been the team’s leading scorer.
Yuga Yamagishi: With 7 goals in 18 matches, Yuga is known for his creativity, technical skill, and goal-scoring power.
Cerezo Osaka vs Avispa Fukuoka- Match Preview & Form
With 32 points after 18 matches, Cerezo Osaka currently sits fourth in the J1 League standings and feels quite confident going into their upcoming matchup against Avispa Fukuoka. Osaka has been in excellent recent form, winning four of their previous six games across all competitions.
Cerezo Osaka put up an incredible performance away against Consadole Sapporo in their most recent match, defeating easily 4-1. Goals from Ceara, Kato, Kida, and Kagawa could see the team’s offensive strength. They now have a clear goal of surpassing Nagoya Grampus, who is currently in third place, following this victory got them into the top four.
Predicted Starting line-up: Leo, K. Mutsuki, Capixaba, S. Kagawa, H. Kida, J. Croux, K. Funaki, K. Toriumi, R. Shindo, S. Maikuma, H. Yang
Form (in last 5 overall games; most recent is on the left side): Won Won Lost Won Won
With 20 points from 18 matches and a 12th-place position in the J1 League standings, Avispa Fukuoka will take on Cerezo Osaka hoping to put their recent struggles behind them. Their recent performance, losing four of the last six matches in both league and cup competitions.
In their latest fixture, Avispa Fukuoka lost to Vissel Kobe by a score of 3-0 at home. The team has had trouble maintaining solid defence, allowing up goals in five of their last six matches, for 10 goals. The challenge of playing away from home has also been an issue for Avispa Fukuoka, who has gone nine league matches without an away win.
Despite these setbacks, Avispa Fukuoka is committed to turning things around and will make an incredible effort to defeat Cerezo Osaka. They are going to be ready to address their defensive flaws to pull off an unexpected victory in this away game.
Predicted Starting line-up: T. Nagaishi, M. Yuzawa, T. Nara, K. Mikuni, I. Oda, K.Konno, Y. Ideguchi, H. Mae, R. Sato, Wellington, Y. Yamagishi
Form (in last 5 overall games; most recent is on the left side): Lost Lost Lost Lost Draw
Cerezo Osaka vs Avispa Fukuoka- Free Football Betting Tips:
✅ More than 1 goal – Cerezo Osaka to score first.
✅ Leo Pereira to score for Cerezo Osaka.
✅ Y. Yamagishi to score for Avispa Fukuoka.
✅ Yellow cards – over 2.5
✅ Cerezo Osaka to win the match.
Cerezo Osaka vs Avispa Fukuoka Port Betting odds:
The odds for Cerezo Osaka to win are currently at 2.05, while the odds for Avispa Fukuoka to win are at 3.76. The odds for a draw are at 3.32.