AFC Champions League

Ventforet Kofu vs Zhejiang Professional FC, 2023-24 AFC Champions League, Group Stage

· AFC Champions League
  • 17': Peter Utaka
  • 45'+2': Getulio Wandelly
  • 58': Masahiro Sekiguchi
  • 89': Yoshiki Torikai
FT
4 - 1
  • 50': Leonardo (P)

About

Ventforet Kofu are hosting Zhejiang Professional FC at New Japan National Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, starting on . The match is a part of the AFC Champions League.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Offside, Zhejiang. Leonardo is caught offside.
  • 5': Attempt blocked. Jumma Miyazaki (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
  • 10': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Peter Utaka is caught offside.
  • 11': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Riku Iijima is caught offside.
  • 14': Offside, Zhejiang. Cheng Jin is caught offside.
  • 16': Foul by Gu Bin (Zhejiang).
  • 16': Jumma Miyazaki (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 17': Goal! Ventforet Kofu 1, Zhejiang 0. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ryotaro Nakamura with a through ball.Goal awarded following VAR Review.
  • 19': VAR Decision: Goal Ventforet Kofu 1-0 Zhejiang (Peter Utaka).
  • 20': Attempt saved. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 20': Attempt saved. Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
  • 20': Corner, Ventforet Kofu. Conceded by Zhao Bo.
  • 22': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Ryotaro Nakamura is caught offside.
  • 23': Attempt missed. Jumma Miyazaki (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.
  • 23': Foul by Ryotaro Nakamura (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 23': Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 25': Eduardo Mancha (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 25': Foul by Leonardo (Zhejiang).
  • 26': Corner, Ventforet Kofu. Conceded by Lucas Possignolo.
  • 27': Corner, Ventforet Kofu. Conceded by Jean Kouassi.
  • 28': Attempt missed. Ryotaro Nakamura (Ventforet Kofu) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Iwana Kobayashi following a corner.
  • 28': Foul by Zhang Jiaqi (Zhejiang).
  • 28': Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29': Corner, Ventforet Kofu. Conceded by Leung Nok Hang.
  • 31': Foul by Franko Andrijasevic (Zhejiang).
  • 31': Jumma Miyazaki (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 34': Attempt blocked. Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Peter Utaka.
  • 34': Attempt blocked. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.
  • 36': Foul by Zhang Jiaqi (Zhejiang).
  • 36': Masahiro Sekiguchi (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 38': Attempt missed. Jean Kouassi (Zhejiang) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right.
  • 39': Corner, Ventforet Kofu. Conceded by Gu Bin.
  • 41': Foul by Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 41': Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 43': Attempt blocked. Franko Andrijasevic (Zhejiang) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 44': Attempt missed. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.
  • 45': Attempt missed. Zhang Jiaqi (Zhejiang) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
  • 45'+2': Goal! Ventforet Kofu 2, Zhejiang 0. Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jumma Miyazaki.
  • 45'+3': Attempt saved. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Getúlio.
  • 45'+5': First Half ends, Ventforet Kofu 2, Zhejiang 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Ventforet Kofu 2, Zhejiang 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Zhejiang. Nyasha Mushekwi replaces Zhang Jiaqi.
  • 48': Attempt saved. Franko Andrijasevic (Zhejiang) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Leonardo.
  • 48': Penalty Zhejiang. Leonardo draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 48': Penalty conceded by Michael Woud (Ventforet Kofu) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 50': Goal! Ventforet Kofu 2, Zhejiang 1. Leonardo (Zhejiang) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
  • 53': Attempt missed. Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Peter Utaka.
  • 55': Attempt missed. Peter Utaka (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
  • 55': Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) is shown the yellow card.
  • 56': Attempt saved. Koya Hayashida (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Peter Utaka.
  • 58': Goal! Ventforet Kofu 3, Zhejiang 1. Masahiro Sekiguchi (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Riku Iijima.
  • 62': Corner, Zhejiang. Conceded by Eduardo Mancha.
  • 63': Delay in match because of an injury Eduardo Mancha (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 63': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 65': Substitution, Ventforet Kofu. Yoshiki Torikai replaces Jumma Miyazaki.
  • 65': Substitution, Ventforet Kofu. Cristiano replaces Peter Utaka.
  • 66': Delay in match (Zhejiang).
  • 66': Dong Yu (Zhejiang) is shown the yellow card.
  • 67': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 68': Foul by Riku Iijima (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 68': Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 68': Riku Iijima (Ventforet Kofu) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 69': Attempt blocked. Nyasha Mushekwi (Zhejiang) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Franko Andrijasevic with a cross.
  • 70': Substitution, Ventforet Kofu. Motoki Hasegawa replaces Riku Iijima.
  • 70': Substitution, Ventforet Kofu. Nagi Matsumoto replaces Ryotaro Nakamura.
  • 70': Foul by Dong Yu (Zhejiang).
  • 70': Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 71': Attempt blocked. Nagi Matsumoto (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 71': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Yoshiki Torikai is caught offside.
  • 73': Corner, Zhejiang. Conceded by Eduardo Mancha.
  • 73': Foul by Li Tixiang (Zhejiang).
  • 73': Yoshiki Torikai (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 74': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Cristiano is caught offside.
  • 76': Offside, Zhejiang. Nyasha Mushekwi is caught offside.
  • 77': Cheng Jin (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 77': Foul by Koya Hayashida (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 77': Substitution, Zhejiang. Wang Yudong replaces Jean Kouassi.
  • 79': Foul by Dong Yu (Zhejiang).
  • 79': Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 81': Foul by Koya Hayashida (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 81': Wang Yudong (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 82': Attempt missed. Cheng Jin (Zhejiang) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.
  • 83': Foul by Getúlio (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 83': Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 84': Substitution, Ventforet Kofu. Kazushi Mitsuhira replaces Getúlio.
  • 84': Corner, Zhejiang. Conceded by Yoshiki Torikai.
  • 85': Attempt blocked. Lucas Possignolo (Zhejiang) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Wang Yudong with a headed pass.
  • 85': Attempt blocked. Li Tixiang (Zhejiang) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 86': Substitution, Zhejiang. Yao Junsheng replaces Cheng Jin.
  • 87': Offside, Ventforet Kofu. Cristiano is caught offside.
  • 87': Attempt missed. Franko Andrijasevic (Zhejiang) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Nyasha Mushekwi with a headed pass.
  • 88': Attempt saved. Motoki Hasegawa (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 88': Foul by Cristiano (Ventforet Kofu).
  • 88': Lucas Possignolo (Zhejiang) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 89': Goal! Ventforet Kofu 4, Zhejiang 1. Yoshiki Torikai (Ventforet Kofu) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kazushi Mitsuhira following a fast break.
  • 90'+3': Foul by Li Tixiang (Zhejiang).
  • 90'+3': Yoshiki Torikai (Ventforet Kofu) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+5': Second Half ends, Ventforet Kofu 4, Zhejiang 1.
  • 0': Match ends, Ventforet Kofu 4, Zhejiang 1.

Statistics

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9 Fouls 8
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 6
3 Corner Kicks 5
5 Saves 1
59.6 Possession 40.4
10 SHOTS 18
2 ON GOAL 11
0.2 On Target % 0.6
1 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
414 Accurate Passes 246
517 Passes 354
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.7
2 Accurate Crosses 0
22 Crosses 14
0.1 Cross % 0.0
76 Long Balls 72
38 Accurate Long Balls 27
0.5 Long Balls % 0.4
4 Blocked Shots 2
6 Effective Tackles 10
13 Tackles 16
0.5 Tackle % 0.6
11 Interceptions 11
15 Effective Clearances 9
15 Clearances 9

Game Information

Competition: AFC Champions League

Venue: New Japan National Stadium
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Attendance: 12,256

Line-Ups

KOFU Ventforet Kofu (4-4-1-1)

No. Name
31 Michael Woud (GK)
40 Eduardo dos Santos
49 Shion Inoue
6 Iwana Kobayashi
23 Masahiro Sekiguchi
71 Ryotaro Nakamura
16 Koya Hayashida
77 Getulio Wandelly
19 Jumma Miyazaki
99 Peter Utaka
15 Riku Iijima

ZHE Zhejiang Professional FC (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
33 Zhao Bo (GK)
36 Lucas Possignolo
2 Nok-Hang Leung
31 Gu Bin
19 Dong Yu Yellow Card
11 Franko Andrijasevic
29 Zhang Jiaqi
10 Li Tixiang Yellow Card
45 Leonardo
17 Jean Evrard Kouassi
22 Jin Cheng

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