Football League Rankings


Japanese J League

What is this?

This is a list of the teams in the league, Japanese J League, ranked by their SPI. This is not the current standings.

Average: 39.18 - Stdev: 7.8

Best: Kawasaki Frontale - 58.8 Worst: V-Varen Nagasaki - 26.3

Team SPI
1. Kawasaki Frontale 58.8
2. Kashima Antlers 51.6
3. Urawa Red Diamonds 50.3
4. Shimizu S-Pulse 42.9
5. Kashiwa Reysol 40.9
6. Nagoya Grampus Eight 40.9
7. Gamba Osaka 40.1
8. Cerezo Osaka 40.0
9. Yokohama F. Marinos 39.3
10. Consadole Sapporo 37.3
11. Sagan Tosu 36.4
12. Vissel Kobe 35.9
13. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 35.5
14. FC Tokyo 33.7
15. Shonan Bellmare 33.7
16. Vegalta Sendai 31.1
17. Jubilo Iwata 30.5
18. V-Varen Nagasaki 26.3

Histogram of teams in: Japanese J League





Football League Rankings uses data from the awesome Global Club Soccer Rankings by FiveThirtyEight!

How does it work?

Pretty simple! It takes the rankings of all clubs from FiveThirtyEight, groups them into what league they belong too, and calculates the average SPI (Soccer Power Index) and the standard deviation of the values!

For more information about SPI ratings and how the ratings work in general - check out FiveThirtyEight's overview here.