Japan Emperors Cup
Ventforet Kofu vs Kashima Antlers
JIT Recycle Ink Stadium
The Semi-Final match of the Japan Emperors Cup between Kofu vs Kashima Antlers will take place at the JIT Recycle Ink Stadium. Check the teams’ performance on the road to this match. We also make betting options available.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Ventforet Kofu - a tough match for the home team
In their previous matches, Ventforet Kofu won one game against Avispa Fukuoka and lost 4 to Omiya Ardija, Albirex Niigata, Yokohama, and Oita Trinita, while no games ended in a draw. Ventforet Kofumanaged to score eight goals and conceded five goals. Ventforet Kofu scored an average of five goals per match in the current league season. We expect an improved performance from the home team if they are to beat a more experienced Kashima Antlers team.
Kashima Antlers - bookies favorites
Kashima Antlers enters this match, having won one match of their last five against Vissel Kobe, lost to Kawasaki Frontale, while three fixtures ended in draws against Urawa Reds, Kyoto Sanga, and Sagan Tosu. The team scored six goals while conceding six goals. In away games, Kashima Antlers scored an average of 2 goals per match and conceded 1. Having won 4 of their last meetings against Kofu, the hosts are expected to get a win despite not being consistent with their performances recently.
Expert Betting Tips
The matchup results between Kashima Antlers and Ventforet Kofu are not easy to predict as both teams have shown a high-class performance in the Japan Cup. However, taking a cursory look at the match, we predict the victory of Kashima Antlers due to its more experienced players and better game strategy.