BLM vs KAW Dream11: The next fixture in the Japanese Legue will be contested between Kawasaki and Shonan Bellmare at the Hiratsuka Kyujo. In terms of the standings, Kawasaki sit at the top of the pile with 48 points on board. They have a 12 points cushion and are steam rolling their way to a title at this moment. Shonan Bellmare, on the other hand, are in at 14th with 15 points, and have been struggling to gather momentum. They will have to be at their absolute best in order to get the better of an in form unit. With that being said, here is the BLM vs KAW Dream 11 Prediction of the game ahead.
Date: May 26, Wednesday
Kick Off: 3:30 PM IST
Venue: Hiratsuka Kyujo
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Japanese League Table: Kawasaki are currently at the top of the league with 48 points. Shonan Bellmare are 14th in the league with 14 points.
Shonan Bellmare: DDWLL
Head to Head
From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Kawasaki who have had the upper hand with five wins. One game has ended on level terms.
Shonan Bellmare News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Daiki Hotta is ruled out due to injury
Expected Changes and Strategy: K Tani should be starting in at goal, while, K Tachi, H Ishihara, and S Tanaka could line up as the back three in defence. S Nakamura could accommodate central midfield. T Okamoto, R Takahashi, S Nago and N Yamada should start higher up the pitch. Wellington and T Elyounoussi are in contention to lead the attack up top.
Shonan Bellmare Starting XI: Likely
Injury Report and Unavailability: Kazuya Yamamura is on the sidelines due to an injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: S Jung should be starting in at goal, while, M Yamane, Jesiel, S Taniguchi and K Noborizato could line up in defence. A Tanaka, J Schmidt and R Hatate could accommodate the midfield region. A Ienaga, L Damiao and K Mitoma should be leading the charge.
Fantasy Football Tips
Shintaro Nago can play a pivotal role in the midfield region for Shonan Bellmare. Nago has secured three goals from 13 appearances in the league this season.
Kaoru Mitoma can pack a punch in the midfield region for Kawasaki. Mitoma has netted 1 goals from 19 appearances in the league this season.
Takuya Okamoto has done well at the back as well as while pushing forward. Okamoto has netted three goals from 15 appearances in the league this season.
Yu Kobayashi has impressed in the final third region for Kawasaki. Kobayashi has bagged six goals from 15 appearances in the league this season.
Daiya Tone has done decently well in the attacking front for Kawasaki. Tono has secured four goals from 13 appearances in the league this season.
Goalkeeper- K. Tani
Defenders –S. Taniguchi, JC Miranda, S. Tanaka, M. Yamane
Midfielders – A. Tanaka, S. Nago, K. Mitoma, R. Takahashi
Forwards– T. Elyounussi, L. Damia
Kawasaki have been in top notch form, and are occupying the top spot in the league. Shonan Bellmare have been struggling to gather momentum and could have a few problems yet again. That being said, the BLM vs KAW Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Kawasaki to get the win here.