Matchday 16 Preview – Renofa Yamaguchi v Tokyo Verdy (2016)


Matchday 16 Preview – Renofa Yamaguchi v Tokyo Verdy

Verdy’s 16th game of the 2016 J2 season are Away to Renofa Yamaguchi at Ishin Memorial Park Stadium, Verdy have picked up 5 points in the last 3 games after having 2 loses in a row against the Yama clubs (Montedio Yamagata and then Matsumoto Yamaga) and now Verdy have climbed up the table little by little and currently sit in 17th place, if Verdy do win and results go their way, they could move up to maybe 11th place or around that area in the middle of the table, but Verdy have to defeat Renofa first, History Lesson about Renofa’s rise to J2, since the name change from Yamaguchi Teachers in 2006, they have been in the Chugoku League until 2013 and went into the JFL – had 1 season in that league and they were moved into the new Division 3 league and spend 1 season again and won the league on Goal Difference over fellow J2 team Machida Zelvia who both came up from J3, currently Renofa have hit J2 on a good stride – they are currently 7th place and have 7 wins, 3 draws and have lost 5 games and currently have 24 points. So let’s hope Verdy start off their first ever game against each other with a win. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY

Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Ehime (Sun, 29th May)
Suzuki

Koki Anzai-Tamura- Ibayashi-Kazuki Anzai

Inoue-Chugo-Y Takagi-Sugimoto

Vieira-D Takagi

Bench – Ota, Weslley, Takaki, Funayama, Nakano, Kusumi, Hiramoto

Last 5 Results (From This Season) – Tokyo Verdy and Renofa Yamaguchi

Tokyo Verdy – L L D W D
Renofa Yamaguchi – W L W L L

Here is the Renofa Yamaguchi team that lost 3-1 against Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo, Yoshihiro Shoji scored a consolation in the 82nd minute but Ken Tokura (48’), Yoshihiro Uchimura (53’) and finally Julinho (79’) scored the 3rd goal

GK Ichimori
DF Koike
DF Yoon
DF Kitatani
MF Kagawa
MF Shoji
MFTorikai
MF Miyuki
MF Shimaya
MF Fukumitsu
FW Kishida

Subs
GK Murakami
DF Miyagi
DF Hiroki
MF Kato
MF Hoshi
MF Hirabayashi
FW Haraguchi

Fixtures in Matchday 16 –
Saturday, 4th June
FC Gifu v V-Varen Nagasaki
Fagiano Okayama v Roasso Kumamoto
Montedio Yamagata v Yokohama FC
Matsumoto Yamaga v Giravanz Kitakyushu
Mito Hollyhock v Shimizu S-Pulse
Machida Zelvia v Tokushima Vortis
Cerezo Osaka v Kamatamare Sanuki
Zweigen Kanazawa v Kyoto Sanga
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo v JEF United Chiba
Thespa Kusatsu Gunma v Ehime FC

Come on Verdy!

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