Yokohama F Marinos vs Ulsan HD prediction, odds & betting tips – 24/04/2024

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AFC Champions League - Nissan Stadium

2nd Round

Yokohama F Marinos vs Ulsan HD prediction
Can Yokohama F Marinos harness home advantage in the second leg? – Photo by Icon Sport

Ulsan HD have a one-goal advantage to protect when they visit the Nissan Stadium to take on Yokohama F Marions in the AFC Champions League semi-final second leg on Wednesday, 24 April. Check out our Champions League betting tips for the match below.

Yokohama F Marinos vs Ulsan HD prediction: Can Yokohama mount a comeback?

Yokohama F Marinos vs Ulsan HD Predictions
Our pick

🔥 Hot Tip

Yokohama F Marinos to Win

⚽ Correct Score prediction

Yokohama 2-1 Ulsan HD

⚽ Anytime Goalscorer prediction

Anderson Lopes

Key Stats

  • Yokohama F Marinos lost the first leg to Ulsan 1-0, though they mustered 18 shots to their host’s seven.
  • Yokohama F Marinos managed to win each of their last four home games in the AFC Champions League.
  • Both teams scored in each of Ulsan HD’s last four away matches in the AFC Champions League.
  • Anderson Lopes has scored five goals in the Champions League for Yokohama F Marinos this season.

Pre-game odds and win probability: Yokohama F Marinos are odds-on favourites

  • HOME: 23/20 (2.15) – 46.5%
  • DRAW: 9/4 (3.25) – 30.8%
  • AWAY: 21/10 (3.10) – 32.3%

*odds from Ladbrokes, subject to change

Ulsan HD dug out a 1-0 win over Yokohama F Marinos in last week’s first leg, though they were a little fortunate to earn that narrow advantage after they were second best for much of the contest. Back on home soil, Yokohama could be strong enough to turn the tie on its head and our football betting tips have tipped the hosts to mount a rousing comeback in Japan.

The bookies have given the hosts a 46.5% chance of winning on Wednesday and Yokohama’s run of four straight home wins in the Champions League suggests they should live up to their favourites tag.

Last five H2Hs: Few previous meetings between the clubs

AFC Champions League 17/04/24

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

1
Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

0

Yokohama F Marinos and Ulsan HD had never crossed paths before last week’s semi-final first leg, though the South Korean outfit Uslan drew first blood in that encounter.

Yokohama F Marinos preview: Hosts to play with more adventure

Yokohama F Marinos' manager Harry Kewell used a 4-1-4-1 formation in last week's first leg, though he might be more adventurous in the return fixture, especially with his charges chasing a one-goal deficit.

Predicted lineup: Popp – Matsubara, Kamijima, Hatanaka, Watanabe – Sakakibara, Amano, Uenaka, Miyaichi – Matheus, Lopes

Japan J-League 19/05/24

D

FC Tokyo

FC Tokyo

1

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

1

Japan J-League 15/05/24

L

Albirex Niigata

Albirex Niigata

3

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

1

AFC Champions League 11/05/24

W

Al Ain SCC

Al Ain SCC

1

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

2

Japan J-League 06/05/24

L

Urawa Red Diamonds

Urawa Red Diamonds

2

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

1

Japan J-League 03/05/24

D

Jubilo Iwata

Jubilo Iwata

1

Yokohama F-Marinos

Yokohama F-Marinos

1

Ulsan HD preview: Visitors to keep the same XI?

Ulsan HD were deployed in a 4-2-3-1 shape by head coach Hong Myung-Bo in last week's first leg, so expect to see a similar formation from the visitors in the return leg on Wednesday.

Predicted lineup: Hyeon-Woo – Young-Woo, Seok-Ho, Young-Gwon, Myung-Jae – Seung-Beom, Gyu-Sung, Won-Sang, Dong-Gyeong, Ludwigson – Min-Kyu

South Korea K League 1 19/05/24

L

Gangwon FC

Gangwon FC

1

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

0

South Korea K League 1 15/05/24

L

Gwangju FC

Gwangju FC

2

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

1

South Korea K League 1 12/05/24

D

Gimcheon Sangmu FC

Gimcheon Sangmu FC

2

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

2

South Korea K League 1 04/05/24

W

FC Seoul

FC Seoul

0

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

1

South Korea K League 1 01/05/24

W

Daegu FC

Daegu FC

1

Ulsan Hyundai

Ulsan Hyundai

2

Player to watch – Yan Matheus

Yan Matheus is one of a couple of Brazilian forwards with match-winning potential in the Yokohama F Marinos team and the versatile 25-year-old unleashed a few attempts at goal without success in last week’s first-leg defeat to Ulsan HD.

Can Matheus rise to the occasion?

Matheus has notched just once in the Champions League this season, though his compatriot and teammate, Anderson Lopes, has outshined him to score five times in the competition so far. Matheus has the quality to make a much bigger impact in the tournament than he has to this juncture and Wednesday would be an ideal time to showcase his class.


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