Kashima Antlers vs Cerezo Osaka Prediction | J.League | 05/26

Kashima Antlers vs Cerezo Osaka prediction: 10:00 am on 05/26/2021 – J.League – The owner is better. Nearly half of the way of the J.League has passed, but the performance of the Kashima Antlers players has not met expectations. With serious investments and quite stable performance in the early part of the season, there was a time when the Kashima Stadium team was expected to compete for one of the top 3 positions.


  • Match date: 10:00 am on 05/26/2021
  • Event: J.League
  • Stage: Matchday 16th
  • Location: Kashima Soccer Stadium






After a rather slow start, Kashima Antlers is playing extremely impressively at the current stage when rising to 7th place on the rankings with 24 points. Although Cerezo Osaka is not an easy opponent, the fans still have great faith in the home team.

In fact, Kashima Antlers is having a better performance when bringing themselves to 4 victories in the last 5 outings in the No. 1 arena in Japan. It is hard to blame coach Naoki Soma and his team for the 1-2 defeat against Sagan Tosu in the last match. They played very resiliently and only lost in the last minutes. Welcoming Cerezo Osaka in this 16th round match will be an opportunity for Kashima Antlers to find their impressive circuit.


In a completely opposite direction from rival Cerezo Osaka, it is showing an inexplicable lack of stability. The slip with a score of 1-2 against Sanfrecce Hiroshima despite giving themselves the lead, brought the number of games without knowing the victory of coach Levir Culpi’s students to 4. Encountering Kashima Antlers hungry for victory is a real test for Cerezo Osaka’s bravery.


The fan’s confidence in the Kashima Antlers is understandable considering their close home performance. Coach Naoki Soma’s army has 6 unbeaten matches at home, looking further away, they only received 1 defeat but 6 victories in the last 10 performances at the home. Therefore, Kashima Antlers can fully realize their home advantage with a favorable result.

Select: Kashima Antlers -1/2 FT.


The rise of the front line is the biggest reason for the impressive return of Kashima Antlers at the current stage. Coach Naoki Soma’s army has performed extremely impressively when continuously firing bullets. And bringing them back 11 goals in just the last 5 outings in the domestic arena. The contrast in the performance of the two teams and the impressive scoring performance of Kashima Antlers made an explosive match in terms of scores that fans can completely expect.

Select: Over 2 1/2 FT.

Kashima Antlers vs Cerezo Osaka prediction: Kashima Antlers 2-1 Cerezo Osaka FT.


Moreover, the past head-to-head statistics also fully support the home team. Kashima Antlers showed their dominance against the opponent, coach Naoki Soma’s students brought them 7 wins, 1 draw and only 2 clothes in the last 10 encounters with Cerezo Osaka in past. The superiority of class, as well as experience, makes a victory in the European rafters difficult to slip away from Kashima Antlers.

Select: Kashima Antlers FT.


Kashima Antlers: Yuya Oki, Tomoya Inukai, Koki Machida, Rikuto Hirose, Katsuya Nagato, Kento Misao, Hugo Leonardo Silva Serejo, Yuta Matsumura, Leo Silva, Ryotaro Araki, Ryohei Shirasaki, Shoma Doi.

Cerezo Osaka: Kim Jin Hyeon, Dankler Luiz de Souza Pereira, Tiago Pagnussat, Riku Matsuda, Yusuke Maruhashi, Hiroaki Okuno, Naoyuki Fujita, Tatsuhiro Sakamoto, Yuta Toyokawa, Hiroshi Kiyotake, Mutsuki Kato.

The above is information about the prediction in the 16th round match between Kashima Antlers vs Cerezo Osaka of J.League on 05/26/2021 of CMD368 bookmaker.