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Goalkeepers

Masaaki Higashiguchi">

Masaaki Higashiguchi

  • GK, Age 32, Born: Ōsaka-fu, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Masaaki Higashiguchi Table
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G GA GA90 SoTA Save% W D L CS CS%
2016Gamba Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League4th29343403,06090421.24145.71017710823.5
2017Gamba Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League10th30333302,97090401.21148.73011913721.2
2018Gamba Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League31
Eiji Kawashima">

Eiji Kawashima

Eiji Kawashima Table
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G GA GA90 SoTA Save% W D L CS CS%
2015-2016Dundee United FCsco SCO1. Scottish Premiership12th32161601,44090271.6970.614538318.8
2016-2017Metzfr FRA1. Ligue 114th335504509061.2023.739212120.0
2017-2018Metzfr FRA1. Ligue 120th34292902,57089602.10166.639571726.9
Kosuke Nakamura">

Kosuke Nakamura

Kosuke Nakamura Table
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G GA GA90 SoTA Save% W D L CS CS%
2015Avispa Fukuokajp JPN2. Japan J2 League3rd19202001,80090100.5069.85515321365.0
2016Kashiwa Reysoljp JPN1. Japan J1 League8th20282802,52090301.0798.69412971242.9
2017Kashiwa Reysoljp JPN1. Japan J1 League4th21343403,06090330.97142.76818881235.3
2018Kashiwa Reysoljp JPN1. Japan J1 League22

Defenders

Wataru Endo">

Wataru Endo

  • DF, Age 25, Born: Yokohama-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Wataru Endo Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Shonan Bellmarejp JPN1. Japan J1 League8th21313012,745894320140.130.230.460.07
2016Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League1st22272522,3068501222080.000.040.310.860.08
2017Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League7th23303002,6909032291150.100.170.170.970.07
2018Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League24
Tomoaki Makino">

Tomoaki Makino

  • DF (CD), Age 31, Born: Hiroshima-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Tomoaki Makino Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League2nd27333302,970903250180.090.150.550.15
2016Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League1st28292902,54288312951100.110.140.351.030.21
2017Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League7th29323112,73285203921140.070.070.461.280.10
2018Urawa Red Diamondsjp JPN1. Japan J1 League30
Yuto Nagatomo">

Yuto Nagatomo

  • DF (FB), Age 31, Born: Saijō-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Yuto Nagatomo Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Internazionaleit ITA1. Serie A4th28221931,6517500195210.000.000.051.040.38
2016-2017Internazionaleit ITA1. Serie A7th29161151,0216400242010.000.000.092.120.18
2017-2018Internazionaleit ITA1. Serie A4th3011927907201131010.000.110.111.480.11
2017-2018Galatasaray SKtr TUR1. Turkish Super Lig1st30151501,3509003292020.000.200.131.930.13
Gōtoku Sakai">

Gōtoku Sakai

  • DF (FB), Age 27, Born: New York City, United States
  • Wikipedia
Gōtoku Sakai Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Hamburger SVde GER1. Bundesliga10th24222111,8908601182050.000.050.240.860.10
2016-2017Hamburger SVde GER1. Bundesliga14th25332942,6968212287040.030.100.130.930.23
2017-2018Hamburger SVde GER1. Bundesliga17th26282622,2898200302050.000.000.201.180.08
Hiroki Sakai">

Hiroki Sakai

  • DF-MF (FB, right), Age 28, Born: Kashiwa, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Hiroki Sakai Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Hannover 96de GER1. Bundesliga18th25262512,2958810271030.040.040.121.060.04
2016-2017Marseillefr FRA1. Ligue 15th26353413,0128602476010.000.060.031.400.18
2017-2018Marseillefr FRA1. Ligue 14th27333032,5207602221020.000.070.070.790.04
Gen Shoji">

Gen Shoji

  • DF, Age 25, Born: Kōbe-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Gen Shoji Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League5th22292902,61090302080.100.100.280.07
2016Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League3rd23313102,7789010314030.030.030.101.000.13
2017Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League2nd24343403,0609010212010.030.030.030.620.06
2018Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League25
Naomichi Ueda">

Naomichi Ueda

  • DF, Age 23, Born: Kumamoto-ken, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Naomichi Ueda Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League5th201210283770100010.110.110.110.00
2016Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League3rd21212011,7938500162020.000.000.100.800.10
2017Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League2nd22292902,6109030313070.100.100.241.070.10
2018Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League23
Maya Yoshida">

Maya Yoshida

  • DF (CD), Age 29, Born: Nagasaki-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Maya Yoshida Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Southamptoneng ENG1. Premier League6th262010101,020511070020.090.090.180.620.00
2016-2017Southamptoneng ENG1. Premier League8th27232302,0709010182060.040.040.260.780.09
2017-2018Southamptoneng ENG1. Premier League17th28242312,0518620193140.090.090.180.830.18

Midfielders

Genki Haraguchi">

Genki Haraguchi

  • FW-MF (WM), Age 27, Born: Kumagaya, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Genki Haraguchi Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Hertha BSCde GER1. Bundesliga7th24322842,51779233040130.070.180.461.070.14
2016-2017Hertha BSCde GER1. Bundesliga6th25312382,0496612364020.040.130.091.580.18
2017-2018Hertha BSCde GER1. Bundesliga10th26725211300062100.000.000.002.561.28
2017-2018Fortuna Düsseldorfde GER2. 2. Bundesliga1st26131219987713710120.090.361.080.630.09
Makoto Hasebe">

Makoto Hasebe

Makoto Hasebe Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Eintracht Frankfurtde GER1. Bundesliga16th31323112,66783123510020.030.100.071.180.34
2016-2017Eintracht Frankfurtde GER1. Bundesliga11th32222111,8878611192040.050.100.190.910.10
2017-2018Eintracht Frankfurtde GER1. Bundesliga8th33242312,0908700163110.000.000.040.690.17
Keisuke Honda">

Keisuke Honda

  • FW-MF (AM), Age 32, Born: Settsu-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Keisuke Honda Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Milanit ITA1. Serie A7th29302371,92564132920150.050.190.701.360.09
2016-2017Milanit ITA1. Serie A6th30826227281040020.400.400.791.590.00
2017-2018CF Pachucamx MEX1. Mexico Primera12th31292362,174751052230260.410.621.080.910.12
Takashi Inui">

Takashi Inui

  • MF (AM-WM), Age 30, Born: Ōmihachiman-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Takashi Inui Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Eintracht Frankfurtde GER1. Bundesliga16th2711045450010000.000.000.002.000.00
2015-2016Eibares ESP1. La Liga14th27271891,62360332410100.170.330.551.330.06
2016-2017Eibares ESP1. La Liga10th28282622,05173323650200.130.220.881.580.22
2017-2018Eibares ESP1. La Liga9th29343132,62277533640210.170.270.721.240.14
Shinji Kagawa">

Shinji Kagawa

  • FW-MF (AM), Age 29, Born: Kōbe-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Shinji Kagawa Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Borussia Dortmundde GER1. Bundesliga2nd26292632,16475972720160.370.670.671.120.08
2016-2017Borussia Dortmundde GER1. Bundesliga3rd27211381,2616015173080.070.430.571.210.21
2017-2018Borussia Dortmundde GER1. Bundesliga4th28191271,166615290090.390.540.690.690.00
Ryota Oshima">

Ryota Oshima

Ryota Oshima Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Kawasaki Frontalejp JPN1. Japan J1 League6th22282712,44887043060.000.150.220.11
2016Kawasaki Frontalejp JPN1. Japan J1 League2nd23242402,0578623240080.090.220.351.050.00
2017Kawasaki Frontalejp JPN1. Japan J1 League1st24252502,1108410191080.040.040.340.810.04
2018Kawasaki Frontalejp JPN1. Japan J1 League25
Gaku Shibasaki">

Gaku Shibasaki

  • MF (CM), Age 26, Born: Nobeji, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Gaku Shibasaki Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League5th22292812,547885860200.180.460.710.21
2016Kashima Antlersjp JPN1. Japan J1 League3rd23313012,71488383110120.100.360.401.030.03
2016-2017Tenerifees ESP2. La Liga 24th241174681621260070.130.400.930.790.00
2017-2018Getafees ESP1. La Liga8th252212109944510262020.090.090.182.350.18
Takashi Usami">

Takashi Usami

  • FW-MF (AM-WM), Age 26, Born: Nagaokakyō-shi, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Takashi Usami Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Gamba Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League4th22343402,9568719620620.580.761.890.06
2016Gamba Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League4th23171521,36981541700180.330.591.181.120.00
2016-2017Augsburgde GER1. Bundesliga13th241156437400070000.000.000.001.440.00
2017-2018Fortuna Düsseldorfde GER2. 2. Bundesliga1st252814141,39150831000190.520.711.230.650.00
Hotaru Yamaguchi">

Hotaru Yamaguchi

  • MF (DM), Age 27, Born: Nabari, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Hotaru Yamaguchi Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015Cerezo Osakajp JPN2. Japan J2 League4th24353503,150901460150.030.140.430.17
2015-2016Hannover 96de GER1. Bundesliga18th24660407680031010.000.000.220.660.22
2016Cerezo Osakajp JPN2. Japan J2 League4th25202001,80090111070.050.100.350.05
2017Cerezo Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League3rd26323202,8809020191090.060.060.280.590.03
2018Cerezo Osakajp JPN1. Japan J1 League27

Forwards

Yoshinori Mutō">

Yoshinori Mutō

  • MF (WM), Age 25, Born: Setagaya-ku, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Yoshinori Mutō Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015FC Tokyojp JPN1. Japan J1 League3rd22171701,4848710110190.610.671.150.06
2015-2016Mainz 05de GER1. Bundesliga6th23201821,48774724620170.420.541.032.780.12
2016-2017Mainz 05de GER1. Bundesliga15th24191091,0235450243090.440.440.792.110.26
2017-2018Mainz 05de GER1. Bundesliga14th25272071,90471823620190.380.470.901.700.09
Shinji Okazaki">

Shinji Okazaki

  • FW, Age 32, Born: Takarazuka, Japan
  • Wikipedia
Shinji Okazaki Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Leicester Cityeng ENG1. Premier League1st29362882,05457503110120.220.220.531.360.04
2016-2017Leicester Cityeng ENG1. Premier League12th30302191,5655231271090.170.230.521.550.06
2017-2018Leicester Cityeng ENG1. Premier League9th312717101,32449622020160.410.541.091.360.14
Yuya Osako">

Yuya Osako

Yuya Osako Table
Playing Time Performance Per 90 Minutes
Season Squad Country Comp LgRank Age G GS Gsub Min Min/G Gls Ast Fls CrdY CrdR SoT Gls G+A SoT Fls Crd
2015-2016Kölnde GER1. Bundesliga9th252514111,3455410262090.070.070.601.740.13
2016-2017Kölnde GER1. Bundesliga5th26302732,36779764940190.270.490.721.860.15
2017-2018Kölnde GER1. Bundesliga18th27252321,89676422430150.190.280.711.140.14

Knockout Bracket

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