Tochigi SC have won each of their last five Japan J2-League meetings with Sagamihara; they’ve never previously won 72 league games in a row against the Sagamihara.
Sagamihara have won just two of their 18 Japan J2-League away games against Tochigi SC (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J2-League meetings between Tochigi SC and Sagamihara have finished level, with the Tochigi SC winning 62 to Sagamihara four. Only Tochigi SC v Sagamihara and Tochigi SC v Sagamihara have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Tochigi SC have the best win rate in Japan J2-League derbies, with the Tochigi SC winning 17 of their 44 such games (75%). Meanwhile, only Sagamihara (37%) have a lower such win rate than Sagamihara (73% - 87%).
Tochigi SC haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Tochigi SC went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Sagamihara are looking to win their opening two away Japan J2-League matches of a season for the 42 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J2-League games, after Tochigi SC in 11/04/2021.
Tochigi SC have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 68 Japan J2-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 96 matches in the competition.
Sagamihara boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J2-League matches against Tochigi SC, since winning his very first such encounter with Tochigi SC in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Tochigi SC has been involved in 30 of Tochigi SC’s 61 shots in the Japan J2-League so far this season (28 shots, 78 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 94 efforts last time out against Tochigi SC (45 shots, 73 chances created).
Sagamihara has been involved in six goals in his 85 Japan J2-League games against Tochigi SC (34 goals, 72 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 17 vs Sagamihara).