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: 33.94 - Stdev: 10.0

Best: Kashima Antlers - 53.2 Worst: Matsumoto Yamaga FC - 16.5

Team SPI
1. Kashima Antlers 53.2
2. Kawasaki Frontale 48.9
3. Yokohama F. Marinos 46.0
4. Cerezo Osaka 42.7
5. FC Tokyo 41.9
6. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 40.9
7. Vissel Kobe 37.7
8. Consadole Sapporo 36.4
9. Nagoya Grampus Eight 31.6
10. Gamba Osaka 31.2
11. Vegalta Sendai 30.0
12. Urawa Red Diamonds 29.5
13. Oita Trinita 29.4
14. Shonan Bellmare 27.7
15. Shimizu S-Pulse 25.5
16. Sagan Tosu 24.0
17. Jubilo Iwata 17.8
18. Matsumoto Yamaga FC 16.5

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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