URW Vs SND Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: J1 League gets ready for its second game week since the return of the showpiece competition.
Delayed by over four months with the last encounter in the frontier league having being played back in February, the Japanese football association saw down to chalk a safe return of the J1 League amidst the Coronavirus pandemic. A newly charted schedule and format saw the league make an advent last week with the second gameweek of the 2020 season getting us underway with proceedings in the competition.
Set to be played without spectators for the opening exchanges with conditions in the country still not conducive for large gatherings, the new set of fixtures in the league will contested in an extremely hectic and congested manner. With 19 gameweek being halted due to COVID, the organisers have ardently worked towards a successful completion of this season.
And both Urawa Reds and Sendai returned to the field in sublime manner with the sides keeping their unbeaten record intact in the league. Where Sendai registered a 1-0 win over Shonan, Urawa on the other hand managed to wade through a 0-0 draw, results which place the side adjacent to each other ahead of the day’s imminent encounter.
After an underwhelming 2019 season, both these sides have gotten off to relatively improves starts in the 2020 instalment of the J1 League. With the sides clearly more well versed as compared to last time around, this fixture is set to be a closely contested one, a fixture we envision landing in the home side’s favour by just the frugal one goal.
Probable Playing 11
- Aiden, Mason and Jon will all be skipping this one for the home side owing to their prevalent injuries.
- Ayala is ruled out for Middlesbrough pertaining to his ongoing injury.
Yuma Obata, Koji Hachisuka, Kyohei Yoshino, Takayoshi Ishihara, Yasuhiro Hiraoka, Keiya Shihashi, Kunimitsu Sekihuchi, Yoshiki Matsushita, Ryo Germain, Shun Nagasawa, Takuma Nishimura
Shusaku Nishikawa, Dalki Hashioka, Ryosuke Yamanaka, Takuya Iwanami, Thomas Deng, Kai Shibato, Kazuki Nagasawa, Koya Yuruki, Takuya Aoki, Kenyu Sugimoto, Shinzo Koroki
J1 League 2020
Match: Sendai Vs Reds
Date And Time: 8th July, Wednesday- 2:30pm IST
Venue: Stadium Sendai, Sendai
Top Goal Scorer
- Germain: 1 Goal
- Koroki: 1 Goal
Shonan Vs Sendai: 0-1
Urawa Vs Yokohama M: 0-0
URW Vs SND Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Urawa’s cleansheet the last time around came owing to the skillset and resillinace of the side’s goal-keeper. Shusaku Nishikawa came up with an incredible bit of goal-keeping in the side’s previous encounter, a display which was truly wordclass in nature with the player undeterred despite coming across an absolute onslaught.
URW Vs SND Dream11 Defenders
A cleansheet of Sendai in the foregone encounter has seen the side let in just the singular goal in their opening couple of encounters. The backline has refreshingly overhauled its underachieving form from last season to emerge as a completely newly worked unit, a unit which has been responsible for the side’s solid start to the league.
The nonchalant way in which they have cajoled responsible defensive showings in their kitty made it prudent for us to opt for a trio from the side. In the gripping Kyohei Yoshino, Koji Hachisuka and Yasuhiro Hiraoka, we have a trivalent which is set to provided unstinted support to the team’s defensive side of the game.
Elsewhere, the electric Thomas Deng made for a telling pick from the away team for us for the impending faceoff.
URW Vs SND Dream11 Midfielders
Scoring back in February for the side to help the team throw open the doors of their sortie with a 3-2 win in their favour, Takahiro Sekine becomes the first name to be opted for from Reds for the fixture. He’s going to be accompanied alongside the tenacious Kazuki Nagasawa, a player who has made sides sit down and contemplate on how to curb his expansive attacking attributes.
Yoshiki Matsushita will elsewhere be our singular selection from the home side, a player capable of leaving Reds in a pickle today.
URW Vs SND Dream11 Strikers
Scoring the side’s only and all important goal to help them accrue their first three points of the league last week, Ryo Germain from the home side made for a must have pick. Sendai will also feature Shun Nagasawa, two names capable of giving cold feet to a side that is vulnerable of cracking under the pressure of vicious attacking side.
On the other hand, with the one goal in two encounters, Reds will be represented by the luscious Shinzo Koroki for the clash.
Captain And Vice-Captain
The one goal apiece for them see us make Germain our side’s captain while Koroki is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Shusaku, Koji, Yoshino, Hiraoka, Deng, Sekine, Yoshiki, Kazuki, Koroki, Germain, Shun
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