We will continue to work hard as one-Team Manager Mischa  

Comment from Team Manager Mischa after the J. League 9th Sec against Yokohama F-Marinos
I thought that Yokohama F-Marinos performed more sharply than us during the first half of the match. Our team was always lagging behind them. We should have passed the ball around more smoothly when marking the opponent team. Our team especially lacked good ideas during the first half. We were unable to make passes in an unpredictable way for our opponent players.

However, our players performed well during the second half of the match by putting pressure on our opponent team from the front. As they played with such a strong determination to win the match no matter what, I cannot criticize their attitude.

We lost the two points today in unfortunate ways. I thought our players were on even terms with their opponent players throughout the match, especially the second half of the match. It was unfortunate that we lost the second goal just before the end of the match by a set play. But, this is something that does happen when playing soccer. We had a very painful loss today. But, there is no other way for us but to continue to work hard as one. Though Yoshuke Kashiwagi played in the match today, he was suffering from an injury. For this reason, he was not 100 percent today. If he was able to perform his ideas in his usual way, things might have been different. But, unfortunately, it was not possible today. In any case, all we can do is to work hard towards the next match with renewed determination.
[Urawa Reds Official Media (URD: OM)]

We will continue to work hard as one-Team Manager Mischa