Matchday 20 2017 Review – FC Machida Zelvia 2-4 Tokyo Verdy

Matchday 20 2017 Review –FC Machida Zelvia 2-4 Tokyo Verdy

Verdy got themselves back to winning ways away to Machida Zelvia at the weekend after the lost to Chiba in the Emperors Cup, Verdy got themselves 3 points after 4 different goal scorers got themselves on the scoresheet, to the game itself, it was quickly 1-0 to Verdy after a cross fround a Verdy player at the edge of inside the box and was crossed back into the box around the penalty spot and Kota Watanabe (his 1st goal of the season) headed it past the Zelvia GK to make it 1-0 to Verdy, Verdy made it 2-0 after a corner from Kaz Anzai found the heads of what seems like Ibayashi headed it and then it headed into the goal by Hatanaka for his 1st goal of the season as well, it was 3-0 minutes later after a pass from Vieira to Uchida, Uchida then passed it into the box to Alan Pinheiro and Alan was unmarked at the time of the ball been played and he slots the ball into the back of the net for his 9th goal of the season and a 3 lead for Verdy after 56 minutes, 8 minutes later Zelvia scored their first goal of the game after a ball played into the box found Makito Yoshida beat a Verdy DF and Yoshida slotted the ball past Shibasaki to make it 3-1 and got Zelvia back into the game but Verdy sealed the 3 points after a amazing goal by Kazuki Anzai – it came from a corner that was cleared away – it fell to Shion Inoue, he passed it to the corner taker Kaz Anzai , he skinned a Zelvia DF and ran into the box and he shot from a very acute angle and somehow the ball went into the back of the net to make it 4-1 to Verdy but it was Zelvia who scored the last goal of the game after Todaka was found just outside the box and he found some space to shoot and he got the ball past the dive of Shibasaki and the ball hit the post and went into the back of the net, the final score was Zelvia 2-4 Verdy, a good 3 points and its onto a away game against Kumamoto for Verdy and it’s a away game for Zelvia against Yamagata.

Machida Stadium, Attendance – 4,334

Tokyo Verdy Team – Shibasaki, Ibayashi, Hatanaka, Taira, Koki Anzai, Kota Watanabe, Uchida, Kaz Anzai, Pinheiro, Y Takagi, Vieira

Tokyo Verdy Subs – Naito, Nagata, Tamura, S Inoue, Hashimoto, D Takagi, Kajikawa

Machida Zelvia Team – Takahara, Otani, Fukatsu, Kim, Matsumoto, Shigematsu, Ri, Y Inoue, Yazawa, Yoshida, Nakashima

Machida Zelvia Subs – Kenta Watanabe, Masuda, Yoshihama, Okuyama, Morimura, Todaka, Nakamura

Match Statistics and Info
6’ GOAL – Verdy – Number 33 – Kota Watanabe
42’ – Yellow Card – Zelvia – Ryota Matsumoto
45’ +1’ – Yellow Card – Verdy – Kota Watanabe
48’ – Yellow Card – Zelvia – Makito Yoshida
51’ GOAL – Verdy – Number 4 – Shinnosuke Hatanaka
51’ –Sub – Verdy – Kota Watanabe Off, Shion Inoue On
56’ GOAL – Verdy – Number 7 – Alan Pinheiro
57’ –Sub – Zelvia – Tatsuya Yazawa Off, Ryohei Yoshihama On
62’ –Sub – Zelvia – Han Jae Ri Off, Hiroki Todaka On
64’ GOAL – Zelvia – Number 7 – Makito Yoshida
68’ –Sub – Verdy – Yoshiaki Takagi Off, Hideo Hashimoto On
71’ –Sub – Zelvia – Kentaro Shigematsu Off, Yuya Nakamura On
77’ GOAL – Verdy – Number 6 – Kazuki Anzai
81’ –Sub – Verdy – Alan Pinheiro Off, Daisuke Takagi On
90’ GOAL – Zelvia – Number 32 – Hiroki Todaka

Shots – Zelvia 8 – Tokyo Verdy 16
FK – Zelvia 15 – Tokyo Verdy 16
CK – Zelvia 5 – Tokyo Verdy 9
PK – Zelvia 0 – Tokyo Verdy 0
Cards – Zelvia 2/0 – Tokyo Verdy 1/0

Matchday 20 Results –

Sunday, 25th June
Montedio Yamagata 1-6 Tokushima Vortis
Mito Hollyhock 2-1 Kamatamare Sanuki
Yokohama FC 0-1 Shonan Bellmare
Matsumoto Yamaga 1-1 Fagiano Okayama
FC Gifu 4-6 JEF United Chiba
Kyoto Sanga 1-3 Zweigen Kanazawa
Ehime FC 0-1 Avispa Fukuoka
Nagoya Grampus 2-0 V-Varen Nagasaki
Roasso Kumamoto 0-2 Renofa Yamaguchi
Thespa Kusatsu Gunma 0-4 Oita Trinita

Next Game for Tokyo Verdy – Sat 1st July – Away v Roasso Kumamoto, 7pm JST