ANL vs SAP Dream11: As the Japanese League rolls on, it will be Kashima Antlers that squares off to Consadole Sapporo up next at the Kashima Stadium. Talking about the standings, Kashima Antlers are currently in at the 7th spot with 29 points. They’ve draw two consecutive games to Vegalta Sendai and Oita Trinita, and will be looking to bag a win this time around.
Meanwhile, Consadole Sapporro are in at 11th with 25 points under their belts. However, they have impressed in recent times by being on the back of two wins on the bounce versus Sony Sendai and Oita Trinita. Other than that they’ve also won against Yokohama FM in the J Leauge Cup. That being said, we can expect an openly contested affair between the two sides.
Date: June 27, Sunday
Kick-Off: 3:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Kashima Stadium
No coverage of the match in India
Kashima Antlers: LWLDD
Consadole Sapporo: LWDWW
Head to Head
From the six previous meetings between the two sides, it’s Consadole Sapporo have who has won two games, in contrast to Kashima Antlers one in. Three games have ended on level terms.
Kashima Antlers News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Taiki Yamada and Yasushi Endo are ruled out due to injuries.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Y Oki should be starting in at goal, while, R Hirose, N Hayashi, K Machida and D Sugioka could line up as the back four in defence. Y Matsumara, R Nagaki, K Misao and R Shirasaki could accommodate the midfield region. J Alano and Everaldo are in contention to lead the attack.
Consadole Sapporo News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Tsuyoshi Ogashiwa is on the sidelines due to an injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: T Sugeno should be starting in at goal, while, S Tanaka, H Miyaawa and A Fukumori could line up in defence. L Fernandes, Y Komal, T Takamine and R Aoki are expected to feature in the midfield region. T Kaneko, C Songkrasin and T Arano are in contention to lead the attack up front.
Ayase Ueda can play a pivotal role in the advanced region for Kashima Antlers. Ueda has bagged 11 goals from 17 appearances this season. He can be included to the ANL vs SAP Dream11 Team.
Taika Nakashima can pack a punch in the attacking front for Consadole Sapporo. Nakashima has four goals from 12 appearances this season.
Ryotaro Araki has registered eight goals from 24 appearances in the league this season, and is expected to start for Kashima Antlers. He can be added to the ANL vs SAP Dream11 Fantasy Football side too.
Takuro Kaneko has scored five goals from 23 appearances for Consadole Sapporo, and is expected to start for his side.
GK: T Sugeno
DEF: D Sugioka, T Inukai, A Fukumori, S Tanaka
MID: R Nagaki, R Araki, T Kaneko, Y Komai
FOR: A Ueda, T Nakashima
Both sides have some quality players up their ranks and it could turn out to be a closely contested affair. That being said, the ANL vs SAP Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of a draw here.