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: 33.81 - Stdev: 10.5

Best: Yokohama F. Marinos - 53.6 Worst: Matsumoto Yamaga FC - 17.5

Team SPI
1. Yokohama F. Marinos 53.6
2. Kawasaki Frontale 51.2
3. Kashima Antlers 47.6
4. Cerezo Osaka 42.4
5. Sanfrecce Hiroshima 40.6
6. Gamba Osaka 39.6
7. Vissel Kobe 39.4
8. FC Tokyo 39.4
9. Consadole Sapporo 33.4
10. Vegalta Sendai 29.6
11. Urawa Red Diamonds 28.4
12. Nagoya Grampus Eight 28.1
13. Shimizu S-Pulse 26.2
14. Oita Trinita 25.1
15. Sagan Tosu 24.0
16. Shonan Bellmare 22.3
17. Jubilo Iwata 20.4
18. Matsumoto Yamaga FC 17.5

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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