Matchday 9 2018 Season Preview – Roasso Kumamoto v Tokyo Verdy


Matchday 9 2018 Season Preview – Roasso Kumamoto v Tokyo Verdy

Verdy’s 9th game of the 2018 season is Away to Roasso Kumamoto at EGAO Kenko Stadium. Its Verdy’s 4th away game of the season and this time it’s at Roasso Kumamoto where they currently sit just behind Verdy in 7th place with 13 points (4 Wins, 1 Draw and 3 Losses) while Verdy are on 14 points (3 Wins and 5 Draws), it will be a very interesting game as both clubs are quite close to each other in the table and looking at the head to head between the both teams – last season it was 1 each, the away game for Verdy was a 4-0 thrashing in Matchday 21 in the 2017 Season (1/7/17) with 4 different goal scorers – Hachikubo, Byong Jun An, Kamimura and Kuroki with the goals but Verdy beat Kumamoto in Matchday 27 (11/8/17) at Ajinomoto Stadium with Douglas Vieira with the winning goal for Verdy in the 89th minute, let’s hope the boys in green can keep up the great start to the season and hopefully get something from the game and get a win or a draw. LET’S FIGHT TOWARDS VICTORY.

Last Game –
Tokyo Verdy’s XI
v Gifu (Sat 7th Apr)

Kamifukumoto

Tamura-Ibayashi-Hatanaka-Narawa

Uchida-Watanabe-Inoue

S Hayashi-Martinez-Vieira

Bench – Shibasaki, Wakasa, Sawai, Sato, Kajikawa, Hayashi, Takai

Subs – Shogo Hayashi Off, Ryota Kajikawa On (50′) – Douglas Vieira Off, Ryohei Hayashi On (62′) – Shion Inoue Off, Kazuma Takai On (81′)

Last 5 Results – Tokyo Verdy and Roasso Kumamoto (League – This Season)

Tokyo Verdy – D D D W D
Roasso Kumamoto – L W L W D

Look At Our Opponents –
Let’s have a look at Roasso Kumamoto’s last league game Away to Machida Zelvia at Machida Stadium. It ended up as a draw as a later goal for Zelvia sealed a draw, but Kumamoto started off the first half with a goal from top scorer Byong Jun An on the 24th minute and the away side went into half time with a 1-0 lead but the other 3 goals came in the last 25 minutes, Zelvia equalised on the 73rd minute all thanks to Kota Fukatsu with the goal to make it 1-1, but 3 minutes later (76’) Kumamoto retook the lead when Yusuke Minagawa scored with at least 14 minutes to go but Zelvia got a equaliser late into injury time when Dorian Babunski got Zelvia’s second goal and it finished 2-2 in front of just under a 4,000 attendance.

GK – Sato
DF – Kotani
DF – Aoki
DF – Sonoda
MF – Tanaka
MF – Kamimura
MF – Yonehara
MF – Hachikubo (Off, 85’)
MF – Kuroki
FW – An
FW – Minagawa (Off, 83’)

Subs
GK – Hata
DF – Takase
DF – Ueda
MF – Uehara (On, 85’)
MF – Nakayama
FW – Sano
FW – Maki (On, 83’)

Data – For Kumamoto v Zelvia
Shots – 9
Free Kicks – 17
Corner Kicks – 6
Penalties – 0
Cards – 1 Yellow/0 Red

Top Goalscoer – Byong Jun An – 4 Goals (From 8 Games)

Here are the Matchday 9 Fixtures of the 2018 Season –

Saturday, 14th April
Ventforet Kofu v Matsumoto Yamaga
Avispa Fukuoka v Renofa Yamaguchi
Omiya Ardija v Fagiano Okayama

Sunday, 15th April
Montedio Yamagata v Kyoto Sanga
Roasso Kumamoto v Tokyo Verdy
Mito Hollyhock v Zweigen Kanazawa
Tochigi SC v Albirex Niigata
FC Gifu v Tokushima Vortis
Kamatamare Sanuki v Ehime FC
Oita Trinita v Yokohama FC
JEF United Chiba v Machida Zelvia

Come on Verdy!

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