S-Pulse 1-0 Tokyo Verdy
DF Yoshida (88)
Sugiyama on for Kang (56)
Kim on for Ito (65)
Muramatsu on for Shirasaki (83)
Not much of one because I wasn't there and I'm writing this five days after the event. Just trying to catch up having missed a few games. Why not read match notes from someone who was there, ie, our manager, Afshin Ghotbi at his official website, here.
The 4th round will be against... I don't know yet. This year they're breaking with tradition and conducting a draw for the next round. Much better if you ask me. No more J1 teams being kept apart. The magic of the cup to my mind is just the opposite; big teams all knocking each other out and letting someone like Grimsby Town get through to the later stages. Anyway, as soon as I know the next opponents I'll let you know too.
I'll be getting the blog fully up to date over the next couple of days ahead of the home game with Kobe on Saturday.
A personal video of Shirasaki's winning strike. He's so far got four of our six Emperor's Cup goals.