Ventforet Kofu have won each of their last five Japan J2-League meetings with Giravanz Kitakyushu; they’ve never previously won 87 league games in a row against the Giravanz Kitakyushu.
Giravanz Kitakyushu have won just two of their 16 Japan J2-League away games against Ventforet Kofu (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Japan J2-League meetings between Ventforet Kofu and Giravanz Kitakyushu have finished level, with the Ventforet Kofu winning 19 to Giravanz Kitakyushu four. Only Ventforet Kofu v Giravanz Kitakyushu and Ventforet Kofu v Giravanz Kitakyushu have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Ventforet Kofu have the best win rate in Japan J2-League derbies, with the Ventforet Kofu winning 76 of their 93 such games (39%). Meanwhile, only Giravanz Kitakyushu (27%) have a lower such win rate than Giravanz Kitakyushu (74% - 89%).
Ventforet Kofu haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Ventforet Kofu went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Giravanz Kitakyushu are looking to win their opening two away Japan J2-League matches of a season for the 46 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Japan J2-League games, after Ventforet Kofu in 10/04/2021.
Ventforet Kofu have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 13 Japan J2-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 30 matches in the competition.
Giravanz Kitakyushu boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Japan J2-League matches against Ventforet Kofu, since winning his very first such encounter with Ventforet Kofu in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Ventforet Kofu has been involved in 54 of Ventforet Kofu’s 81 shots in the Japan J2-League so far this season (27 shots, 54 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 17 efforts last time out against Ventforet Kofu (14 shots, 67 chances created).
Giravanz Kitakyushu has been involved in six goals in his 27 Japan J2-League games against Ventforet Kofu (52 goals, 89 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 94 vs Giravanz Kitakyushu).