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: 33.84 - Stdev: 10.3

Best: Kawasaki Frontale - 53.3 Worst: Matsumoto Yamaga FC - 18.7

Team SPI
1. Kawasaki Frontale 53.3
2. Kashima Antlers 49.8
3. Yokohama F. Marinos 47.9
4. FC Tokyo 43.2
5. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 42.3
6. Cerezo Osaka 41.9
7. Gamba Osaka 35.9
8. Vissel Kobe 34.7
9. Consadole Sapporo 33.7
10. Nagoya Grampus Eight 30.0
11. Vegalta Sendai 29.9
12. Oita Trinita 28.1
13. Urawa Red Diamonds 28.0
14. Sagan Tosu 26.2
15. Shimizu S-Pulse 25.7
16. Shonan Bellmare 20.6
17. Jubilo Iwata 19.2
18. Matsumoto Yamaga FC 18.7

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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