Matchday 33 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v JEF United Chiba (2016)

Matchday 33 Preview – Tokyo Verdy v JEF United Chiba

Verdy’s 33rd game of the 2016 J2 season is at Home against JEF United Chiba at Ajinomoto Stadium. After the Emperor’s Cup defeat, it’s time to focus on the last few matchday’s in the league now and first up is a very tough test against JEF United Chiba – Chiba are on a decent run in the league with winning 3 of the last 5 games in league and cup but Verdy did draw 2-2 against Chiba at Fukuda Denshi Arena in front of just about 11,200 fans on the 12th June (where does the time go), where all 4 goals coming in the 2nd half with Vieira and Sawai scoring the 2 vital goals with about 20 minutes to go – let’s hope for a good result on Sunday – fingers crossed. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY.

Last Game –
Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Marinos (Thur 22nd Sept)


Koki Anzail-Ibayashi-Taira-Oki


D Takagi-Kitawaki

Bench – Shibasaki, Weslley, Funayama, Watanabe, Vieira, Sugimoto, Pinheiro

Last 5 Results – Tokyo Verdy and JEF United Chiba (League and Cup)

Tokyo Verdy – W W D W L
JEF United Chiba – W W W D L

Look At Our Opponents –
Here is the JEF United Chiba team that lost 4-1 against Kawsaki Frontale in the 3rd Round of the Emperor’s Cup, Chiba can be proud that they took a J1 side into Extra Time but they couldn’t stop Frontale scoring 3 more goals in the extra 30 minutes, It started with Frontale scoring their first goal on the 20th minute thanks to Takayuki Morimoto but in the 2nd half it was Takayuki Funayama who scored the equaliser on 51 minutes, as I said before it went into extra time and Frontale scored on the 105th minute thanks to Shintaro Kurumaya and Yoshito Okubo got 2 goals in the 108th and 115th minute

GK Okamoto
DF Kitazume
DF Lee
DF Okubo
DF Abe
MF Koike
MF Nagasawa
MF Yuto Sato
MF Ide
FW Yoshida
FW Funayama

GK Yuya Sato
DF Kondo
MF Niwa
MF Machida
MF Tomisawa
MF Onaiwu
FW Elton

Here are the fixtures for Matchday 33 –
Sunday, 25th September
Kamatamare Sanuki v Yokohama FC
Matsumoto Yamaga v Shimizu S-Pulse
Fagiano Okayama v V-Varen Nagasaki
Tokyo Verdy v JEF United Chiba
Zweigen Kanazawa v Thespa Kusatsu Gunma
Roasso Kumamoto v Montedio Yamagata
Kyoto Sanga v Giravanz Kitakyushu
Renofa Yamaguchi v FC Gifu
Tokushima Vortis v Cerezo Osaka
Ehime FC v Mito Hollyhock

Monday, 26th September
Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo v Machida Zelvia

Come on Verdy!


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