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: 35.99 - Stdev: 9.1

Best: Kawasaki Frontale - 51.7 Worst: Matsumoto Yamaga FC - 18.2

Team SPI
1. Kawasaki Frontale 51.7
2. Urawa Red Diamonds 50.2
3. Kashima Antlers 48.7
4. Nagoya Grampus Eight 46.7
5. Vissel Kobe 41.2
6. Kashiwa Reysol 40.9
7. Gamba Osaka 39.4
8. FC Tokyo 38.7
9. Cerezo Osaka 37.3
10. Yokohama F. Marinos 37.2
11. Consadole Sapporo 36.8
12. Shimizu S-Pulse 35.8
13. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 35.6
14. Shonan Bellmare 31.0
15. Sagan Tosu 28.9
16. V-Varen Nagasaki 26.3
17. Vegalta Sendai 26.0
18. Oita Trinita 24.9
19. Jubilo Iwata 24.4
20. Matsumoto Yamaga FC 18.2

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.