Matchday 29 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v Yokohama FC (2016)


Matchday 29 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v Yokohama FC

Verdy’s 29th game of the 2016 J2 season is at Home v Yokohama FC at Ajinomoto Stadium. Well the midweek game against Kanazawa really did Verdy the world of good as they beat the 2nd off bottom club by 4 goals to 1 and with that win, Verdy shot up a few places in the table to get away from the relegation zone, Verdy currently sit in 15th place, Yokohama are currently sitting in 10th place after their 1-0 result against leaders Sapporo on Thursday Night – it’s going to be a very tough test for Verdy against Yokohama and it’s the return of Kazuyoshi Miura to Ajinmoto Stadium – also known as “King Kazu” by a lot of people – he is still playing at the age of 49 and he scored and set up another goal (I’m sure he did at least) against Cerezo Osaka last weekend, head to head wise, Verdy and YFC drew 1-1 at the NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium, it was Chugo who got Verdy a point in April (Sunday 17th), let’s hope for a draw or maybe even a win? Hope so. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY.

Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Kanazawa (Thur 11th August)
Suzuki

Koki Anzai-Ibayashi-Taira-Kaz Anzai

Funayama-Chugo-Sawai-Y Takagi

Kitawaki-Sugimoto

Bench – Ota, Lim, Minami, Tamura, Watanabe, D Takagi, Pinheiro

Last 5 Results – Tokyo Verdy and Yokohama FC

Tokyo Verdy – W L W L W
Yokohama FC – W D W W W

Here is the Yokohama FC team that won 1-0 against Current Leaders of J2 Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo this midweek, Yokohama caused a bit of a ripple at the top of J2 with a 1-0 win over 1st place team Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo with the only goal of the game coming in the 70th minute thanks to Tetsuya Okubo but the stats say it was a very close game but one goal sealed the win for Yokohama.

GK Y Minami
DF Fujii
DF Nishikawa
DF Osaki
DF Tadokoro
MF Sato
MF Nakazato
MF Nozaki
MF Nomura
FW Ibba
FW Okubo

Subs
GK Takaoka
DF Nagata
DF Kusumoto
MF Rok Straus
MF Sung Soo Na
MF Matsushita
MF Uchida

Here are the fixtures for Matchday 29 –
Sunday, 14th August
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo v Montedio Yamagata
Shimizu S-Pulse v Renofa Yamaguchi
FC Gifu v Tokushima Vortis
Giravanz Kitakyushu v Ehime FC
V-Varen Nagasaki v Zweigen Kanazawa
Kyoto Sanga v Machida Zelvia
Cerezo Osaka v Matsumoto Yamaga
Fagiano Okayama v Kamatamare Sanuki
Roasso Kumamoto v JEF United Chiba

Monday, 15th August
Thespa Kusatsu Gunma v Mito Hollyhock

Come on Verdy!

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