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Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Let us see some predictions as well as the preview of professional experts about Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers - the match in the first leg of J.League Cup's semi-final.

Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers match information

Time: 18:00 (GMT+8), October 9th, 2019

Venue: Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium

Competition: First leg of J.League Cup's semi-final

The confrontation between Kawasaki Frontale and Kashima Antlers is considered to be the early final of the Japan League Cup, because the remaining pair is a heroic match between two teams that are not too strong, Gamba Osaka and Consadole Sapporo. Therefore, this encounter promises to be very fierce and dramatic, like the closest confrontation between the two sides.

Kawasaki Frontale has just finished the 2-match losing streak with a jubilant 5-0 victory on the pitch of Shonan Bellmare over the weekend. This victory helps homeowners regain confidence which has been reduced over time. Not only that, that victory helped Kawasaki Frontale continue to cultivate hope to chase the group for the AFC Champions League when they are ranked 4th on the table with 47 points, only 5 points behind the Top 3.

With Kashima Antlers, the visitors are now very confident to aim the "treble" this season. They currently occupy the top of the J-League with 2 points more than the second-placed team, and also reached the quarterfinals of the Emperor Cup. Confidence, the spirit of excitement is what the guest players have at the present time.

Possible lineups of Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers

Kawasaki Frontale: Arai, Kurumaya, Noborizato, Taniguchi, Abe, Ienaga, Morita, Nakamura, Shimoda, Tanaka, Kobayashi.

Kashima Antlers: Kwon, Bueno, Inukai, Ito, Machida, Nagaki, Nakamura, Shirasaki, Doi, Sho Ito, Serginho.

Kawasaki Frontale vs Kashima Antlers score predictions: 1-2