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Sunday, 5 June 2011

Kofu 1-0 S-Pulse (Nab Cup)

BarryBarry writes:

Kofu 1-0 S-Pulse
Havenaar 66

Att. 10466

Line Up

GK Usui

DF Tsujio
DF Iwashita
DF Bosnar (Yellow 2)
DF Ota

MF Edamura (Yellow 61)
MF Muramatsu
MF Kobayashi (Yellow 22)

FW Omae
FW Ito (Yellow 15)
FW Takagi

Subs Used

Nagai on for Kobayashi (55)

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I didn't go or watch it (girlfriend service time) but all the result means is we have to score in the home leg which we would have had to have done anyway.

I went to Yokohama FC v Verdy yesterday because I was free and the other half was at work, so here's a picture or two.

The visitors in fine voice
Two goals in two minutes for 10 men Yokohama
Our Takagi's younger bro came on for a bit and looked like a chip off the old block
The first home win of the season for the former Flügels

I managed to miss the red card as my pre-halftime toilet run backfired spectacularly. I only noticed the home team were down to ten men after they'd scored two in two minutes to go ahead. Must pay more attention in future.

Mitsuzawa is a cracking little stadium, but the tight gangways behind the stands are not built for crowds. Good job only 4000 were there yesterday. ;) You're right on top of the action though, so you can forgive the place's shortcomings. The beer lovelies didn't stop all game, and very lovely they were too. Verdy fans were not happy as you might imagine, but fair play to Yokohama, they held on doggedly for their first home win against the odds.

A special mention must go to the CoCo Ichi on the west side of Yokohama station. A piping hot curry rice served to specification within two minutes. Top work, that restaurant. Five minutes we have to wait in Shizuoka. FIVE MINUTES!!! The bar has been raised.

Videos

Back on topic, here's Kofu's goal from today. Looks like Usui got proper done on the near post. Check out the travelling masses behind the far goal though. Just sent a shiver down my spine seeing how many made the trip. Respect.

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