Nagoya vs Tokyo Match Analysis & Prediction
18/03/2023 8:00 am
Both Nagoya and Tokyo will be looking to make it back-to-back wins on the bounce in the J1 League when they face off at the Toyota Stadium in their Matchday 5 tie on Saturday morning.
Both sides have made good starts to the 2023 J1 campaign with Nagoya picking up nine points from four games to sit second joint on points with Vissel Kobe at the summit, while Tokyo have claimed seven points from a similar number of fixtures to sit fifth, two points off the top of the table.
Therefore both sides could go top of the league with a victory on Saturday and with expect a closely-fought encounter as they are both coming off confidence boosting victories in their previous league matches. Nagoya beat Kashiwa 3-0 on the road, while Tokyo won 3-1 over Yokohama at home.
However, Nagoya have not lost any of their last three home matches against Tokyo, winning the last two and will be keen to keep the run flowing on Saturday.
Nagoya vs. Tokyo Head to head
Both sides have met in 43 encounters since 2003 with Tokyo claiming 20 victories, while Nagoya have won 12 times and there have been 11 draws.
Nagoya Team News
Nagoya will be without Ei Gyotoku due to collarbone fracture.
Nagoya's Last 5 Matches
25/02/2023Nagoya1Kyoto Sanga0J1 League
Tokyo Team News
Tokyo will be without Ryoma Watanabe due to kidney problems, while Shuto Abe will miss through a muscular problem.
Tokyo's Last 5 Matches
04/03/2023Kyoto Sanga2Tokyo0J1 League
Nagoya vs. Tokyo: Odds and Predictions
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