Consadole Sapporo have won each of their last five Japan J-League meetings with Kashima Antlers; they’ve never previously won 66 league games in a row against the Kashima Antlers.
Kashima Antlers have won just two of their 18 Japan J-League away games against Consadole Sapporo (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J-League meetings between Consadole Sapporo and Kashima Antlers have finished level, with the Consadole Sapporo winning 65 to Kashima Antlers four. Only Consadole Sapporo v Kashima Antlers and Consadole Sapporo v Kashima Antlers have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Consadole Sapporo have the best win rate in Japan J-League derbies, with the Consadole Sapporo winning 100 of their 73 such games (42%). Meanwhile, only Kashima Antlers (88%) have a lower such win rate than Kashima Antlers (82% - 48%).
Consadole Sapporo haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Consadole Sapporo went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Kashima Antlers are looking to win their opening two away Japan J-League matches of a season for the 13 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J-League games, after Consadole Sapporo in 11/04/2021.
Consadole Sapporo have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 11 Japan J-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 64 matches in the competition.
Kashima Antlers boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J-League matches against Consadole Sapporo, since winning his very first such encounter with Consadole Sapporo in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Consadole Sapporo has been involved in 74 of Consadole Sapporo’s 80 shots in the Japan J-League so far this season (81 shots, 56 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 54 efforts last time out against Consadole Sapporo (97 shots, 64 chances created).
Kashima Antlers has been involved in six goals in his 36 Japan J-League games against Consadole Sapporo (76 goals, 29 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 14 vs Kashima Antlers).