We take a look at the top 3 least penalised and least carded sides of the Japanese Top League:
3. Red Sparks
After playing 8 games and losing 7 of them, the Red Sparks have have conceded 66 penalties this season, of which one of them resulted in a yellow card.
Although they are the 3rd best-behaving team in the field, they are also the 3rd worst performing team in the Top League this season with 8 table points.
2. Yamaha Jubilo
Team discipline has been a vital trait in the Yamaha Jubilo set-up. With 63 penalties and one yellow card in 8 games, the Japanese team is the 2nd least penalised team in the Top League.
Winning all their games this season, the team has been pushing for best performances on the field and currently sits at number 1 on the table with 38 points.
1. Toshiba Brave Lupus
Interestingly, the least penalised team in the Top League has received 2 yellow cards this season, more than Yamaha Jubilo and Red Sparks.
Evidently, the team focuses on clean play and highlights the importance of team discipline.
With 57 penalties so far this season, Toshiba Brave Lupus is Japanese Top League's least penalised team.