SHIZUOKA. Tokyo was in the end too much to handle for Shimizu S-Pulse with the goal of R. Ogawa (45′), R. Ogawa (61′) and S. Abe (76′). Tokyo took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was held at the IAI Stadium Nihondaira Stadium in Shizuoka on Wednesday and this began at 10:00 am UTC. The referee was Masuya Ueda who was helped by Satoshi Karakami and Noriyuki Suzuki. The 4th official was Takayuki Sato. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.1 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 88%.
Tokyo was in firm control of the ball 58% while Shimizu S-Pulse was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Tokyo was more aggressive with 89 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Tokyo won the match.
Shimizu S-Pulse shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Tokyo shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target.
Shimizu S-Pulse received 1 yellow card (R. Shirasaki). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Tokyo.
After this contest, Shimizu S-Pulse will stay with 13 points to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Tokyo will have 19 points to stay in the 9th place.
Tokyo will host Kashima Antlers on the 29th of May with a 16-7 head to head in favor of Kashima Antlers (7 draws).
Shimizu S-Pulse: Formation and Lineups
Shimizu S-Pulse started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Hiroaki Hiraoka chose to play with the following team: Shuichi Gonda , Eiichi Katayama , Yugo Tatsuta , Yoshinori Suzuki , Reon Yamahara , Carlinhos Junior , Kota Miyamoto , Daiki Matsuoka , Ryohei Shirasaki , Yuito Suzuki and Thiago Santana .
Shimizu S-Pulse made 5 changes: K. Miyamoto for Y. Kamiya (57′), R. Shirasaki for R. Takeuchi (71′), Y. Suzuki for Oh Se-Hun (72′), E. Katayama for T. Kishimoto (72′) and Carlinhos for K. Nishizawa (80′).
Top player: Carlinhos Junior
The player who no doubt impressed Shimizu S-Pulse the most was Carlinhos Junior.
His rating iswith 29 passes (79% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.
Tokyo: Formation and Lineups
Tokyo started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
On the other side, Albert Puig Ortoneda played with: Jakub Słowik , Hotaka Nakamura , Yasuki Kimoto , Masato Morishige , Ryoya Ogawa , Keigo Higashi , Ryoma Watanabe , Shuto Abe , Kuryu Matsuki , Kensuke Nagai and Diego Oliveira .
Tokyo made 5 changes: Diego for Adailton (78′), H. Nakamura for Y. Nagatomo (79′), K. Nagai for K. Yasuda (83′), R. Watanabe for H. Mita (83′) and K. Matsuki for T. Aoki (90′).
Top player: Ryoya Ogawa
Probably the most impressive player in Tokyo was Ryoya Ogawa.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 47 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
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