Next Sunday at 06:05 the meeting of the sixteenth round of the J1 Japanese League will be played, in which we will see the victory at Consadole Sapporo and Urawa Reds in the Sapporo Dome .
The Consadole Sapporo reaches the sixteenth match with the illusion of recovering points after being defeated 2-0 in the previous match against Cerezo Osaka . Since the competition began, the hosts have won three of the 14 matches played so far, with a streak of 17 goals in favor and 26 against.
On the visitors' side, Urawa Reds had to settle for a 2-2 draw against Sagan Tosu during their last match, so they arrive at the match with the claims of staying this time with the three points. Before this match, Urawa Reds had won seven of the 15 games played in the J1 Japanese League this season, with a figure of 20 goals for and 25 against.
In terms of home performance, Consadole Sapporo have won once, been defeated three times and drawn three times in seven games played so far, which provides more opportunities than expected to the visitors, who could have it easier to win. At home, Urawa Reds has a balance of four victories and three defeats in seven games he has played so far, so they will have to get serious in the duel with Consadole Sapporo to win the victory.
The two rivals have already met on other occasions in the Sapporo Dome resulting in three defeats and a draw in favor of Consadole Sapporo . In turn, the visitors did not lose on their last two visits to the Consadole Sapporo stadium. The last time Consadole Sapporo and Urawa Reds played in this competition was in August 2019 and the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
Analyzing the situation of these teams in the Japanese League J1 qualifying table, we can see that the visiting team is ahead of Consadole Sapporo with a difference of 10 points. The team of Michael Petrovic enters the match in twelfth position and with 14 points before the match. For its part, Urawa Reds has 24 points and occupies the sixth position in the ranking.