Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Urawa Red Diamonds Prediction | 05/26

Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Urawa Red Diamonds prediction: 10:00 am on 05/26/2021 – J.League – Weakness at home. Sanfrecce Hiroshima is currently ranked 10th in the J.League standings with 21 points. After 16 matches, the performance of this team is relatively erratic. They brought 5 wins, 6 draws, and 5 losses. The division of energy for both the J.League and the National Cup is affecting the performances of Sanfrecce Hiroshima players.


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






Sanfrecce Hiroshima had an impressive start at the beginning of the season, even in the first 8 rounds they were unbeaten with 4 wins and 4 draws. In which, they drew with strong opponents such as Yokohama Marinos and Gamba Osaka. However, after that time, this team continuously disappointed when in the last 8 matches they only won 1, drew 2 and lost 5. 

Even in the last match, they lost at home to rookie Tokushima Vortis. The recent home performance of the home team at Hiroshima Big Arch is a big question mark. In the last 6 matches on all fronts they do not know the joy of victory, worse than losing the last 4/5 matches.


Contrary to the opponent in this match, Urawa Red Diamonds did not perform effectively at the beginning of the season but they are showing progress recently. Specifically, in the last 9 matches, this team won 7, drew 1 and lost only 1. 

Even more impressive is the last 4 matches including 3 matches in the J-League and 1 match in the League Cup, Coach Ricardo Rodriguez Suarez’s students all won convincingly with a different score. Not even conceding a goal, in which they defeated Gamba Osaka with a score of 3-0 right away and most recently surpassed Vissel Kobe with a score of 2-0 at home.


With the recent extremely poor home form, confidence in Sanfrecce Hiroshima is very low. It should be remembered that in the last 6 home matches, this team has never won a match when losing 5, drawing 1. Meanwhile, recent brilliant performance has helped Urawa Red Diamonds win 4 matches in a row. They are also the team with the 2nd highest win rate at this time with 66%. Therefore, Urawa Red Diamonds will be a more reliable choice.

Select: Urawa Red Diamonds +1/4 FT.


One of the reasons why Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s recent performance is very poor is that their attack is not effective. Specifically, they have lost 3 of the last 3/4 matches, even only scored 3 goals in the last 7 home matches on all fronts. Meanwhile, Urawa Red Diamonds is showing an extremely impressive form, especially in defense. Specifically, this team has kept clean sheets in the last 4 matches.

Select: Under 2 1/2 FT.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Urawa Red Diamonds prediction: Sanfrecce Hiroshima 0-2 Urawa Red Diamonds FT.


In addition to having a much better performance than the opponent, Urawa Red Diamonds also has a better head-to-head record. In the last 3 meetings, they have not lost, namely winning at home and drawing 2 away matches. In the last 5 visits to this opponent’s field, Urawa Red Diamonds also did not lose when winning 2, drawing 3. While Sanfrecce Hiroshima is disappointing in home matches when they only won 8 points after 7 matches. At the J-League this year, in which all of them lost the last 3 matches. Therefore, the ability of the away team to take 3 points is very positive.

Select: Urawa Red Diamonds FT.


Sanfrecce Hiroshima: Takuto Hayashi, Yusuke Chajima, Ezequiel Santos Da Silva, Shun Ayukawa, Kodai Dohi, Akira Ibayashi, Yuta Imazu, Shunki Higashi, Makoto Akira Shibasaki, Yoichi Naganuma, Ryo Tanada

Urawa Red Diamonds: Zion Suzuki, Tomoaki Makino, Takuya Iwanami, Takahiro Akimoto, Daigo Nishi, Dunshu Ito, Yuki Abe, Koya Yuruki, Kasper Junker, Tatsuya Tanaka, Yuki Muto

The above is information about the prediction in the 16th round match between Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Urawa Red Diamonds of J.League on 05/26/2021 of CMD368 bookmaker.