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SHIMIZU S-PULSE vs KAWASAKI FRONTALE (August 11th 2018) LIVE COVERAGE!

SHIZU S PULSE 1 KAWASAKI FRONTALE 2

Full time. Frontale showed why they are last year’s champions and deserve their win. S-Pulse played courageously but were limited. They will safely finish in the soft belly of the league at the end of the season and they will need something extra next year!

90 + 4′ Free kick for Frontale. Inconclusive.
Chinen in for Kobayashi for Frontale.
A bit desperate for S-Pulse who miss their passes…
Additional time: 6 minutes.
86′ Dangerous free kick for Frontale. Like a short corner kick. Inconclusive but Frontale keeps the ball.
Hasegawa in for Kawai.
Frontale dominating the last minutes…
S-Pulse running out juice…
Suzuki For Nakamura for Frontale.Saito for Abe for Frontale.
73′ Another corner kick for s-Pulse.
72′ Crner kick for S-Pulse. Inconclusive.
70′ Dangerous free kick for s-Pulse. Wasted away.
S-Pulse on the attack but it is a bit too late…
64′ GOAL! FRontale finally breaks the deadlock with fine move concluded by Oshima.
62′ Long range shot by Frontale rolling wide of goal.
Murata in Duke
59′ Corner kick for Frontale.
57′ Ambitions shot by Duke flying over the bar.
56′ Another great save by Rokutan!
55′ Corner kick for Frontale.
51′ Corner kick for Frontale. Rokutan had to come in the picture again!
50′ A rare chance wasted by Kitagawa!
S-Pulse are playing a dangerous game at being negative…
48′ Frontale misses a golden opportunity 15 meters from goal!
47′ Dangerous cross caught by Rokutan!
Kick off by Frontale.

Half time: Frontale at times outrageously dominated possession but wasted many occasions while S-Pulse relied on counters which produced only two real chance, one of them converted. But S-Pulse will have to come with a different strategy in the second half!

5 minutes additional time.
43′ Another great save by Rokutan!
Ishige in for injured Douglas.
35′ Corner kick for Frontale.
30′ GOAL! Frontale’s domination finally paying off with Kobayashi heading great cross!
28′ Dangerous cross from Frontale but heading over the bar!
26′ Drinks due to the unnatural heat.
22′ Corner kick for Frontale. Inconclusive.
19′ For once Frontale opts for a long range shot. Dangerously close to the right post!
15′ rokutan has to interfere twice to thwart dangerous Frontale’s attacks!
13′ Corner kick for Frontale. Inconclusive.
7′ Corner kick for Frontale. Inconclusive.
6′ GOAL! Great through pass to Douglas who makes no mistake!
5′ great attack by S-Pulse but Kaneko shoots over the bar! Frontale is dominating the first minuyes!
1′ Golden chance for Frontale which is somehow blocked by Rokutan!
Kick off by S-Pulse.

Same team composition as last game played home.

SHIMIZU S-PULSE:

GK 13 Yuji ROKUTAN
DF 28 Yugo TATSUTA
DF 3 HWANG Seok Ho
DF 4 FREIRE
DF 25 Ko MATSUBARA
MF 10 Ryohei SHIRASAKI
MF 17 Kosuke KAWAI
MF 30 Shota KANEKO
MF 19 Mitchell DUKE
FW 23 Koya KITAGAWA
FW 49 DOGLAS

Substitutes:
GK 1 Yohei NISHIBE
DF 27 Takahiro IIDA
DF 45 Makoto KAKUDA
MF 15 Akihiro HYODO
MF 29 Hideki ISHIGE
FW 11 Kazuya MURATA
FW 18 Yu HASEGAWA

Team Manager: Jan Anders Jonsson

KAWASAKI FRONTALE

GK 1 JuNG Sung Ryong
DF 18 ELSINHO
DF 5 Shogo TANIGUCHI
DF 7 Shintaro KURUYAMA
MF 2 Kyohei NOBORIZATO
MF25 Hidemasa MORITA
MF 10 Ryota OSHIMA
MF 14 Rengo NAKAMURA
MF 41 Akihiro IENAGA
MF 8 Hiroyuki ABE
FW 11 Yu KOBAYASHI

Substitutes:
GK 30 Shota ARAI
DF 17 Yuto TAKEOKA
DF 29 Michael JAMES
DF 19 Kentaro MORIYA
MF 27 Yuto SUZUKI
MF 37 Manabu SAITO
FW 20 Kei CHINEN

Team Manager: Toru ONIKI

Referee: Hajime MATSUO
Assistant Referee: Taku NAKANO
Assistant Referee:Shoji AKISAWA
4th Official: Nobuyuki TAKATERA

17:00

Shimizu S-Pulse are hosting Sagan Kawasaki Frontale, one of the top clubs in the J1 league. It promises to be a tough game!

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-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
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SHIMIZU S-PULSE vs SHONAN BELLMARE (May 12th 2018) LIVE COVERAGE!

SHIMIZU s-PULSE 4 SHONANA BELLMARE 2

Full time A somewhat lucky win but we will take it!
0;%’ Incredible save y Rokutan again!
)0+4′ GOAL! It was bound to come! Shonan pulls one back!
)0+3′ Rokutan saving the side again!
90 + 2′ What’s that? S-pulse shoots pastan empty goal!
Additional time: 5 minutes.
86′ Corner kick for Shonan. Inconclusive.
82′ Rokutan barely saves a cross into a corner kick!
Duke on for Crislan.
Tatsuta on for Ishige.
77′ Corner kick for Shonan. Inconclusive. Shonan completely dominating!
73′ Corner kick for Shonan. Shot over the bar! Shonan is throwing everything at S-Pulse!
72′ Long range shot by Shonan flying high above bar.
Futami on for Kitagawa.
Matsubara red carded! Decision hard to understnd!
68′ Another golden opportunity wasted by Shonan! S-Pulse are caught sleeping!
6(‘ Dangerous cross by S-Pulse!
65′ GOAL! Shonan puts one back after S-Pulse’s defense failed to clear the ball!
617 Another corner kick for Shnan. Inconclusive.
60′ Corner kick for Shonan.
LEE replaced by NODA for Shonan.
56′ Corner kick for Shonan. Corner kick again. Corner kick again. Another dangerous heading flying over the bar!
49′ GOAL! Quick counter again with Crislan passing to Kaneko who makes no istake!
52′ GOAL! Kitagawa concludes a quick counter with a diving header!
49′ early Shonan’s domination. Corner kick. Headed over the bar!
45′ Kick off By Shonan Bellmare. Dangerous attack by Shonan! Rokutan had to palm the ball away! Corner kick.Dangerous but inconclusive.

Shimizu S-Pulse leads by two goals but honestly speaking for once the luck went their way in a game where some decisions were difficult to understand. S-Pulse will still have to ensure more possession to bring this game to a happy conclusion!
Half time!
2 minutes additional time.
44′ Matsubara yellow carded!
38′ Penalty again for S-Pulse! GOAL! By Crislan!
31’ Very dangerous Shonan foray somehow blocked by Rokutan! Dangerous reply by S-Pulse but weak shot rolls past rigt post!
26′ S-Pulse caught floating. Shonan’s heading just over bar!
24′ S-Pulse becoming very dangerous!
23′ Penalty for S-Pulse! GOAL! Kitagawa!
19′ Very dangerous counter By S-Pulse. Corner kick.
12′ Corner kick for Shonan. Very dangerous on the rebound going wide!
9′ Golden opportunity missed with weak shot by S-Pulse!
7′ Dangerous cross by Shonan fended off by Rokutan!
6’ Tentative beginning for both teams.
Kick off by Shimizu S-Pulse.

SHIMIZU S-PULSE:

GK 13 Yuji ROKUTAN
DF 27 Takahiro IIDA
DF 3 HWANG Seok Ho
DF 4 FREIRE
DF 25 Ko MATSUBARA
MF 6 Ryo TAKEUCHI
MF 17 Kosuke KAWAI
MF 30 Shota KANEKO
MF 29 HIdeki ISHIGE
FW 20 CRISLAN
FW 23 Koya KITAGAWA

Substitutes:
GK 1 Yohei NISHIBE
DF 26 Hiroshi FUTAMI
DF 28 Yugo TATSUTA
MF 10 Ryohei SHIRASAKI
MF 11 Kazuya MURATA
FW 18 Yu HASEGAWA
FW 19 Mitchell DUKE

Team Manager: Jan Anders Jonsson

SHONAN BELLMARE

GK 1 Yota AKIMOTO
DF 13 Miki YAMANE
DF 20 Keisuke SAKA
DF 29 Daiki SUGIOKA
MF 36 Takuya IWAMOTO
MF 6 Toshiki ISHIKAWA
MF 10 Hiroki AKINO
MF 11 Ryo TAKAHASHI
FW 2 Shunsuke KIKUCHI
FW 9 LEE Jeong Hyeop
DF 18 Tenma MATSUDA

Substitutes:
GK 21 Daiki TOMII
DF 8 Kazunari ONO
MF 18 Mitsuki SAITO
MF 24 Genta OMOTEHARA
FW 15 Ryunosuke NODA
FW 23 Kaoru TAKAYAMA
FW 7 Tsukasa UMESAKI

Team Manager: CHO Kwi Jae

Referee: Futoshi NAKAMURA
Assistant Referee: Mitsuharu TAKETA
Assistant Referee: Toshiyuki TANAKA
4th Official: Hiromichi OKA

13:30

Shimizu S-Pulse is hosting Shonan Bellmare from neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture for the 14th game of the J1 League.
A must win game in a rare home fixture in between all those away games!
Kick off at 14:03!

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So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie
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-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

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SHIMIZU S-PULSE vs KASHIWA REYSOL (April 28th 2018) LIVE COVERAGE!

SHIMIZU S-PULSE 2 KASHIWA REYSOL 1

FULL TIME: The jinx is finally broken!
90′ + 2′ another Reysol’s shot flying over the bar!
4 minutes additional time.
Reysol putting the pressure on!
87′ Long range shot by Reysol flying ier the bar.
Matsubara in on for Futami.
81′ Dangerous Reysol’s kick just past right post! And Chong Tese misses immediately after for S-Pulse!
Game getting a bit crazy!
76′ Another great save by Rokutan! Corner kick wasted. Ishige in for Kaneko.
75′ Great occasion created by Duke but wasted into corner kick!
Duke in for Kitagawa.
69′ dangerous kick from Reysol that flies over the bar!
68′ S-Pulse almost caught unawares!
66′ dangerous free kick for Reysol. wasted.
62′ Corner kick for Reysol. Lopes for Nkagawa for Reysol. Corner kick wasted.
60′ S-Pulse sees three shots blocked! Dangerous freee kick for S-Pulsee! Ball hits the post!
Tezuka in for Otani for Reysol.
48′ S-Pulse misses a golden occasion 5 meters from goal!
48′ Corner kick for S-Pulse. Goal keeper has to interfere to save his goal!
47′ S-pulse being very dangerous and unlucky not to get a penalty kick!
43′ Reysol being dangerous and SPulse being a bit apathetic.
45′ Kick off by S-Pulse.

HALF TIME S-Pulse 2 Reysol 1
S-Pulse a bit lucky lead at half time, but they did well to take the few chances given. Reysol could have scored but
for Rokutan’s saves. S-Pulse will have to keep more possession in the middle if they want to cash on their advantage!

45+1 incredible save by Rokutan against a long range shot deviated halfway by the strong wind!
1 minute additional time.
44′ A quick counter by S-Pulse unfortunately finishes over the bar!
41′ GOAL! A quick counter sees Kitafgawa beat two defenders and slot the ball past the keeper!
40′ GOAL! And such a stupid one at That by CHRISTIANO who shot from long range after S-Pulse tried to be too clever!
37′ Corner kick for sPulse. GOAL! Splendid heading by CHONG Tese! A bit against the run of play! But we will take it!
27′ Dangerous free kick for Reysol! Like a short corner kick! Barely saved into corner kick!
Futami yellow carded.Another great save from Rokutan!
22′ s-Pulse living dangerously and Rokutan was forced to produce a great save! Corner kick for Reysol. Inconclusive.
17′ Very dangerous attack by Reysol barelysaved away!
16′ Corner kick for Reysol. Inconclusive.
12′ Corner kick for Reysol. Wasted.
8′ Corner kick for Reysol. Inconclusive.
7′ Corner kick for Reysol. Inconclusive.
6′ Splendid attack by S-Pulse finishing on sahrp shot saved with difficulty! Corner kick. wasted.
27 Free kick for S-Pulse 28 meters right of goal. Wasted by foul.
17 Corner kick for Reysol. Inconclusive.
Kick off by Kashiwa Reysol

Note the return of FREIRE from Injury. ISHIGE and MATSUBARA start on the ench.
SHIMIZU S-PULSE:

GK 13 Ruji ROKUTAN
DF 27 Takahiro IIDA
DF 3 HWANG Seok HO
DF 4 FREIRE
DF 26 Hiroshi FUTAMI
MF 6 Ryo TAKEUCHI
MF 17 Yosuke KAWAI
MF 30 Shota KANEKO
MF 10 Ryohei SHIRASAKI
FW 9 CHONG Tese
FW 23 Koya KITAGAWA

Substitutes:
GK 1 Yohei NISHIBE
DF 25 Ko MATSUBARA
DF 28 Yugo TATSUTA
MF 11 Kazuya MURATA
MF 29 Hideki ISHIGE
FW 19 Mitchell DUKE
FW 20 CRISLAN

Team Manager: Jan Anders Jonsson

KASHIWA REYSOL

GK 23 Kosuke NAKAMURA
DF 13 Ryuta KOIKE
MF 22 PARK Jeongsu
MF 5 Yuta NAKAYAMA
DF 39 Masashi KAMEKAWA
MF 7 Hidekazu OTANI
MF 15 KIM Bo Kyung
MF 19 Hiroto NAKAGAWA
FW 14 Junya ITO
FW 10 Ataru ESAKA
DF 9 CHRISTIANO

Substitutes:
GK 1 Kazushige KIRIHATA
DF 2 Jiro KAMATA
DF 4 Shinnosuke NAKATANI
MF 17 Kohei TEZUKA
MF Kei KOIZUMI
FW 18 Yusuke SEGAWA
FW 20 Ramon LOPES

Team Manager: Takahiro SHIMOTAIRA

Referee: Toru KAKINUMA
Assistant Referee: Takayuki SHIMIZU
Assistant Referee: Tsuyoshi OGURA
4th Official: Masashige ANE

13:30

Mount Fuji is with us today!

Shimizu S-Pulse is hosting Kashiwa Reysol for the 11th game of the J1 League.
Will they finally break the home games jinx?
Kick off at 14:03!

RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES

So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie
rre.Cuisine
, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City