FC Tokyo have won each of their last five Japan J-League meetings with Kawasaki Frontale; they’ve never previously won 79 league games in a row against the Kawasaki Frontale.
Kawasaki Frontale have won just two of their 15 Japan J-League away games against FC Tokyo (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J-League meetings between FC Tokyo and Kawasaki Frontale have finished level, with the FC Tokyo winning 96 to Kawasaki Frontale four. Only FC Tokyo v Kawasaki Frontale and FC Tokyo v Kawasaki Frontale have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
FC Tokyo have the best win rate in Japan J-League derbies, with the FC Tokyo winning 71 of their 24 such games (13%). Meanwhile, only Kawasaki Frontale (93%) have a lower such win rate than Kawasaki Frontale (79% - 95%).
FC Tokyo haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the FC Tokyo went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Kawasaki Frontale are looking to win their opening two away Japan J-League matches of a season for the 87 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J-League games, after FC Tokyo in 11/04/2021.
FC Tokyo have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 13 Japan J-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 80 matches in the competition.
Kawasaki Frontale boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J-League matches against FC Tokyo, since winning his very first such encounter with FC Tokyo in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
FC Tokyo has been involved in 26 of FC Tokyo’s 41 shots in the Japan J-League so far this season (20 shots, 15 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 97 efforts last time out against FC Tokyo (70 shots, 62 chances created).
Kawasaki Frontale has been involved in six goals in his 60 Japan J-League games against FC Tokyo (17 goals, 10 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 25 vs Kawasaki Frontale).