Matchday 8 2017 Preview – Montedio Yamagata v Tokyo Verdy


Matchday 8 2017 Preview – Montedio Yamagata v Tokyo Verdy

Verdy’s 8th game of the 2017 J2 season is Away to Montedio Yamagata at NDsoft Stadium. Well last weekend was the first loss of the season since the opening day loss to Vortis, but it’s onto the next game and this time it’s away to Yamagata, Yamagata are currently in 10th place after 7 games – they have 2 wins (Kyoto and Oita), 4 draws (Chiba, Kumamoto, Sanuki and Avispa) and 1 loss (V-Varen), let’s have a look at the head to head against Yamagata and Verdy – they show that Verdy has won 7 times, drawn 4 times and Yamagata have won 5 times, the last time these teams faced each other was last season – Yamagata did the 1-0 double over Verdy last season, let’s hope Verdy can get back to winning ways and hope for 3 points. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY.

Last Game –
Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Shonan (Sun 9th Apr)
Shibasaki

Ibayashi-Hatanaka-Taira

D Takaki- Uchida-Watanabe-Kaz Anzai

Koki Anzai-Y Takagi-Pinheiro

Bench – Ota, Tamura, Hashimoto, Takaki, Chugo, Kajikawa, Vieira

Subs – Daisuke Takaki Off, Douglas Vieira On (56’) – Yoshiaki Takai Off, Ryota Kajikawa On (57’) – Kota Watanabe Off, Hideo Hashimoto On (77’)

Last 5 Results – Tokyo Verdy and Montedio Yamagata (League – This Season)

Tokyo Verdy – W W W W L
Montedio Yamagata – D D D L W

Look At Our Opponents –
Let’s have a look at Yamagata’s last game against Oita Trinita last weekend, where they won by 3 goals to 2, Yamagata started off so well with a 2-0 half time lead thanks to Yuji Senuma (4’) and Yuto Suzuki (42’) goals but were begged back to 2-2 about 20 minutes into the second half where Yusuke Goto (57’) and Kazushi Mitsuhira (62’) got themselves onto the scoresheet and it wasn’t till the last 5 minutes when Yamagata sealed the 3 points when Toyofumi Sakano stepped up and scored Yamagata’s third goal.

GK Kodama
DF Motegi
DF Suganuma
DF T Takagi
MF Suzuki
MF Nakamura (Off, 90’ +1’)
MF Honda
MF Segawa (Off, 64’)
MF Senuma
MF Yuruki (Off, 78’)
FW Sakano

Subs
GK Tomii
DF Ishikawa
DF Yamada (On, 64’)
MF Koo
MF Matsuoka (On 90’ +1’)
MF Kazama (78’)
FW Nakayama

Here are the fixtures for Matchday 8 of the 2017 Season –

Saturday, 15th April
Renofa Yamaguchi v JEF United Chiba
Tokushima Vortis v Nagoya Grampus
Oita Trinita v Zweigen Kanazawa
Thespa Kusatsu Gunma v Mito Hollyhock
Machida Zelvia v Yokohama FC
Kyoto Sanga v Ehime FC
Shonan Bellmare v FC Gifu
V-Varen Nagasaki v Avispa Fukuoka

Sunday, 16th April
Kamatamare Sanuki v Fagiano Okayama
Roasso Kumamoto v Matsumoto Yamaga

Come on Verdy!

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