Niigata 4-0 S-Pulse
Takagi on for Brosque (55)
Edamura on for Sugiyama (73)
Yamamoto on for Tsujio (80)
You have got to be joking. Well, at least it wasn't four.
Oh, hold on, as I type this, it is four. :( Another 94th minute goal for the opposition.
Are we trying for our worst ever goal difference? What the hell has gone wrong these last three games? This season was always going to be transitional, so here's to us finding our feet again and stopping this horrific run at home to Omiya on Saturday.
We only drop one place to 10th thanks to a bit of a cushion from our recent good run. I don't think anyone except the current bottom three will be going down, so let's not panic or get on anyone's back just yet.
But seriously, though. This can't go on.
Translated back to English, so not his exact words, but the gist.
"We gave everything we had. We were unlucky to go one nil down and end the first half behind. We have a lot of injured players and people who aren't at full fitness and having a hard time of it. A positive is that even at 3-0 down we never gave up and were attacking until the end.
We're getting all our bad luck at once. I'm happy that our next game is at home where we can play in front of our own fans and stop this bad run."
Reaction from our travelling fans at full time. Can't say I blame them.
In other news, Brighton scored an 98th minute winner to mark a dream start to life at The Amex Stadium. After the last three weeks, I bloody needed this, I can tell ya!
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