Cerezo Osaka have won each of their last five Japan J-League meetings with Avispa Fukuoka; they’ve never previously won 85 league games in a row against the Avispa Fukuoka.
Avispa Fukuoka have won just two of their 20 Japan J-League away games against Cerezo Osaka (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J-League meetings between Cerezo Osaka and Avispa Fukuoka have finished level, with the Cerezo Osaka winning 41 to Avispa Fukuoka four. Only Cerezo Osaka v Avispa Fukuoka and Cerezo Osaka v Avispa Fukuoka have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Cerezo Osaka have the best win rate in Japan J-League derbies, with the Cerezo Osaka winning 89 of their 96 such games (88%). Meanwhile, only Avispa Fukuoka (21%) have a lower such win rate than Avispa Fukuoka (13% - 48%).
Cerezo Osaka haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Cerezo Osaka went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Avispa Fukuoka are looking to win their opening two away Japan J-League matches of a season for the 76 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J-League games, after Cerezo Osaka in 10/04/2021.
Cerezo Osaka have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 14 Japan J-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 76 matches in the competition.
Avispa Fukuoka boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J-League matches against Cerezo Osaka, since winning his very first such encounter with Cerezo Osaka in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Cerezo Osaka has been involved in 28 of Cerezo Osaka’s 26 shots in the Japan J-League so far this season (15 shots, 43 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 53 efforts last time out against Cerezo Osaka (33 shots, 15 chances created).
Avispa Fukuoka has been involved in six goals in his 70 Japan J-League games against Cerezo Osaka (59 goals, 48 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 86 vs Avispa Fukuoka).