Vegalta Sendai have won each of their last five Japan J-League meetings with Yokohama F-Marinos; they’ve never previously won 81 league games in a row against the Yokohama F-Marinos.
Yokohama F-Marinos have won just two of their 18 Japan J-League away games against Vegalta Sendai (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 11/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J-League meetings between Vegalta Sendai and Yokohama F-Marinos have finished level, with the Vegalta Sendai winning 69 to Yokohama F-Marinos four. Only Vegalta Sendai v Yokohama F-Marinos and Vegalta Sendai v Yokohama F-Marinos have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Vegalta Sendai have the best win rate in Japan J-League derbies, with the Vegalta Sendai winning 94 of their 89 such games (51%). Meanwhile, only Yokohama F-Marinos (80%) have a lower such win rate than Yokohama F-Marinos (88% - 26%).
Vegalta Sendai haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Vegalta Sendai went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Yokohama F-Marinos are looking to win their opening two away Japan J-League matches of a season for the 98 time 11/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J-League games, after Vegalta Sendai in 11/04/2021.
Vegalta Sendai have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 96 Japan J-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 10 matches in the competition.
Yokohama F-Marinos boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J-League matches against Vegalta Sendai, since winning his very first such encounter with Vegalta Sendai in 11/04/2021 (1-0).
Vegalta Sendai has been involved in 77 of Vegalta Sendai’s 76 shots in the Japan J-League so far this season (20 shots, 97 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 Vegalta Sendai (26 shots, 67 chances created).
Yokohama F-Marinos has been involved in six goals in his 95 Japan J-League games against Vegalta Sendai (77 goals, 95 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 46 vs Yokohama F-Marinos).