Matchday 28 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v Zweigen Kanazawa (2016)


Matchday 28 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v Zweigen Kanazawa

Verdy’s 28th game of the 2016 J2 season is at Home v Zweigen Kanazawa at Ajinomoto Stadium. It was a very disappointing result against Kyoto last weekend, now Verdy see themselves playing 2 games in the space of 3 days, with Kanazawa being the first of a double header home games (Saturday is against Yokohama FC), Verdy’s opponents Kanazawa currently sit in 21st place (out of 22 teams) in the midst of relegation dogfight –it’s very close in the bottom half of the table currently with FC Gifu and Gunma currently looking over their shoulders hoping that Kanazawa don’t get the win, in the head to head’s between the two teams, it was a 1-1 stalemate at Ishikawa Athletics Stadium on the Sunday 15th May – Daisuke Takagi scored very early on in the game but Kanazawa equalised in the 75th minute thanks to a Shoma Mizunaga goal, fingers crossed it’s a win for Verdy. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY.

Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Kyoto (Sun 7th August)
Suzuki

Tamura- Ibayashi-Taira-Kaz Anzai

Funayama-Chugo-Sawai- Y Takagi-Minami

Kitawaki

Bench – Ota, Koki Anzai, Lim, Watanabe, D Takagi, Sugimoto, Pinheiro

Last 5 Results – Tokyo Verdy and Kyoto Sanga

Tokyo Verdy – L W L W L
Zweigen Kanazawa – W W D L D

Here is the Zweigen Kanazawa team that drew 1-1 against Giravanz Kitakyushu last weekend, Kanazawa and Kitakyushu shared the spoils in the bottom half of the table clash, Kanazawa scored first after Keiya Nakami scored in the 38th minute, but Kanazawa couldn’t hold on till the end, Kitakyushu equalised in the 82nd minute thanks to a goal by Rodrigo and it finished 1-1 in the end.

GK Y Harada
DF Ota
DF Hiroi
DF Sakuda
DF Noda
MF Nakami
MF Akiba
MF Yamafuji
MF Kumagai
FW Yamazaki
FW David

Subs
GK N Harada
DF Mendes
DF Koyanagi
MF Hoshino
MF Ando
FW Mizunaga
FW Kaneko

Here are the fixtures for Matchday 28 –
Thursday, 11th August

Montedio Yamagata v Kyoto Sanga
Mito Hollyhock v Roasso Kumamoto
Yokohama FC v Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo
Matsumoto Yamaga v FC Gifu
Shimizu S-Pulse v V-Varen Nagasaki
Kamatamare Sanuki v Thespa Kusatsu Gunma
Giravanz Kitakyushu v JEF United Chiba
Renofa Yamaguchi v Cerezo Osaka
Tokushima Vortis v Machida Zelvia
Ehime FC v Fagiano Okayama

Come on Verdy!

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