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| On Aug 13, 2021 12:00 PM IST

PUL vs OSK Dream11 Team Prediction Shimizu S Pulse vs Gamba Osaka Japanese League Live Score August 13

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PUL vs OSK Dream11: It will be Shimizu S Pulse that takes on Gamba Osaka in the forthcoming fixture of the J1 League. In terms of the standings, Shimizu S Pulse are in at the 14th spot with 24 points on board. The have managed to win one, drawn three and lost one of the last five games in the league.

PUL vs OSK Dream 11 Team Prediction

Gamba Osaka, on the other hand are a spot above at 13th with 26 points under their names. Their three game winning streak over Oita Trinita, Consadole Sapporo and Vegalta Sendai came to an end, as they’ve now lost consecutive games to Yokohama FM and Tokushima Vortis.  With both Shimizu Pulse and Gamba Osaka being more towards the inconsistent side of things lately, we can expect the upcoming contest to be a cagey affair.

Date: August 14, Saturday
Kick-Off: 3:30 PM (IST)
Venue: IAI Stadium Nihondaira

Where to Watch Japanese League Live: No Coverage in India

Recent Form:

Shimizu S Pulse: DLDWD

Gamba Osaka: LLWWW

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Gamba Osaka that has the major say with three wins, in contrast to Shimizu S Pulse’s one win. Two games have ended on level terms as well.

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Shimizu S Pulse News 

Injury Report and Unavailability: Yoshinori Suzuki, Renato Augusto, Carlinhos Junior and Takumi Kato are on the sidelines due to injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Gonda should be starting in at goal, while, Hara, Valdo, Ibayashi and Okimi could line up in defence.
  • Matsuoka and Takeuchi could partner along in central midfield.
  • Katayama and Taki are likely to feature out wide.
  • Thiago and Suzuki are in contention to lead the attack.

Shimizu S Pulse Starting XI (Likely)

Gonda
Har
Valdo
Ibayashi
Okimi
Matsuoka
Takeuchi
Katayama
Taki
Thiago
Suzuki

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Gamba Osaka News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Jun Ichimori, Won ho Shin, Riyu Takao and Haruto Shirai are ruled out due to injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Hiashiguchi should be starting in at goal.
  • Shoji, Kim and Miura could be the back three in defence.
  • Okuno and Onosoe are likely to start out wide.
  • Yajma and Kurta are expected to accommodate midfield.
  • Pereira and T Alves could lead the attack.

Gamba Osaka Starting XI (Likely)

Hiashiguchi
Shoji
Kim
Miura
Okuno
Onosoe
Yajma
Kurta
Pereira
T Alves

Captain Options

Thiago can play a pivotal role in the advanced region for Shimizu S Pulse. Thiago has eight goals from 25 starts this season.

Patric can be the danger man for Gamba Osaka as well. The centre forward has 14 goals from 29 appearances to his name.

Differential Picks

Leandro Pereira has seven goals to his name from the 27 appearances for Gamba Osaka, and is expected to start for his side.

Shimizu S Pulse’s left-back Eiichi Katayama has three goals from the 18 appearances this season.

PUL vs OSK Dream 11 Teams

GK: M Higashiguchi
DEF: Valdo, G Miura, A Ibayashi, K Kurokawa
MID: Y Suzuki, K Nakayama, K Onose
FOR: T Santana, L Pereira, A Patric

Who will win?

Both sides have been a bit hot and cold in the season so far, and it could turn out to be an intriguing 90 odd minutes. However, Gamba Osaka do have the upper hand in terms of previous meetings and will have that in mind going ahead. That being said, the PUL vs OSK Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Gamba Osaka to get the win here.

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