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: 33.73 - Stdev: 10.4

Best: Kawasaki Frontale - 55.7 Worst: Matsumoto Yamaga FC - 13.7

Team SPI
1. Kawasaki Frontale 55.7
2. Kashima Antlers 52.9
3. Cerezo Osaka 44.2
4. Yokohama F. Marinos 41.2
5. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 40.9
6. FC Tokyo 40.0
7. Vissel Kobe 34.1
8. Consadole Sapporo 32.9
9. Nagoya Grampus Eight 32.3
10. Urawa Red Diamonds 31.7
11. Gamba Osaka 30.5
12. Oita Trinita 30.1
13. Shimizu S-Pulse 28.1
14. Vegalta Sendai 27.8
15. Shonan Bellmare 27.5
16. Sagan Tosu 22.0
17. Jubilo Iwata 21.4
18. Matsumoto Yamaga FC 13.7

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.

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