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Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings Betting Tips, Predictions and Odds - Andres Iniesta on the bench in Doha

  • Vissel Kobe host Suwon Bluewings in the AFC Champions League
  • Match is being played in Qatar at 2pm GMT
  • Vissel Kobe have lost to nil in 2 of their last 3 AFC Champions League matches
  • Suwon Bluewings defeated Vissel Kobe in their last AFC Champions League meeting
  • Suwon have won their last 2 AFC Champions League matches
Suwon tipped to progress into the semi-finals.
Suwon Bluewings left it late in their last match to seal the win and progress into the quarter finals. Awaiting them are Vissel Kobe, looking to make history in their inugural AFC Champions League campaign. (Getty Images)

Vissel Kobe meet Suwon Bluewings in the AFC Champions League quarter finals in Qatar on Thursday. Suwon Bluewings come in after a thrilling Round of 16 win, while Vissel Kobe could be without Andres Iniesta.

Vissel Kobe Form


This season’s AFC Champions League Cinderalla story rolls with Vissel Kobe qualifying for the quarter finals in their inaugural campaign. 

The Japanese side defeated Shanghai SIPG 2-0 in the Round of 16. It was World Cup winner Andres Iniesta who opened the scoring in the 36th minute before winger Daigo Nishi sealed the win in the 50th minute. 

The win was much needed for Vissel Kobe as they snapped a two-match losing streak. They were held goal-less in their last two group stage matches, going down 2-0 to both Guangzhou Evergrande and Suwon Bluewings.

Vissel Kobe Team News


Vissel Kobe midfielder Andres Iniesta is on the bench after being forced off in the 68th minute against Shanghai SIPG. 

Right-back Gotuko Sakari is also doubtful after he received a knock to his knee in the dying stages of Kobe’s last match.

Suwon Bluewings Form


Suwon Bluewings booked their place into the quarter finals in thrilling fashion. The Korean giants were forced to come from behind to record a thrilling 3-2 win over Yokohama F. Marinos. 

Midfielder Kim Tae-hwan equalised for Suwon in the 57th minute, after Yokohama’s Erik opened the scoring in the first half. The Korean side then took the lead in the 82nd minute when central midfielder Kim Min-woo before Han Seok-jong added a third for Suwon and sealed the win in the 87th minute. 

Suwon were forced to desperately defend when Yokohama pulled one back through Ado Onaiwu but proved too little too late for the Japanese outfit. 

Suwon come into the match following consecutive wins. They ended the group stage on a high, defeating their quarter final opponents Vissel Kobe 2-0.

Suwon Bluewings Team News


Suwon Bluewings come in with no injuries from the squad selected for the AFC Champions League. 

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings Head to Head


The only meeting between these two sides was in the Group Stage this season’s AFC Champions League campaign. 

Suwon Bluewings came out on top in this meeting with substitute Kim Gun-hee and striker Lim Sang-Hyeob scoring second half goals in a 2-0 win.

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings Odds


Vissel Kobe come in as 2.10 favourites at bet365 with Suwon Bluewings placed at 3.25. A draw is available at 3.40.

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings Match Up


Iniesta’s absence could be a significant loss for Vissel Kobe. The 36-year-old has been involved in three of the side’s last six goals in the tournament. Considering the side has struggled to score in the last few weeks, Iniesta’s injury could prove to be disastrous.

Suwon Bluewings will take plenty of confidence from how strongly they finished their last match

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings Stats


  • Vissel Kobe have lost to nil in 2 of their last 3 AFC Champions League matches.
  • Suwon Bluewings defeated Vissel Kobe in their last AFC Champions League meeting.
  • Suwon Bluewings have won their last 2 AFC Champions League matches.
  • Suwon Bluewings are unbeaten in their last 5 matches (all competitions).

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Where is Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings being played?

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewingsis being played at Al Wakrah Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

When is Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings being played?

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings is being played at 2pm GMT on Thursday 10 December 2020.

What competition are Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings playing in?

Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings are playing in the AFC Champions League.

What is the Vissel Kobe vs Suwon Bluewings best bet?

Suwon Bluewings are unbeaten in their last five matches and defeated Vissel Kobe in their last meeting. The best bet is for Suwon Bluewings to win.

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Verdict

Iniesta’s absence could prove costly for Vissel Kobe. I’m tipping Suwon Bluewings to win to nil.

Best Bet: Suwon Bluewings Win Full Time Result @225.00 at BetMGM - 2 Units
Value Bet: Suwon Bluewings Win To Nil @450.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Suwon Win 2-0 Correct Score @1400.0 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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