Vissel Kobe, still has not won an opponent this season after invade losing to Gamba Osaka, with a score of 0-2 in the J.League 2022 at Panasonic Suita Stadium, Osaka prefecture.
Gamba Osaka, who finished the previous section with a draw and is aiming for the white star for the first time in six games in this game, started with Gen Shoji and Patrick. On the other hand, in Kobe, which will be the first league match after returning from the AFC Champions League (ACL), Gotoku Sakai, Yoshinori Muto, Yuya Osako and others were in the starting lineup.
In the 8th minute of Kobe, Sakai aimed for a strong shot with his right foot, and in the 23rd minute of Gamba Osaka, Jiro Nakamura shot a middle shot that hit the crossbar.
In the following 31 minutes, Kobe’s Ryuho Kikuchi defeats Patrick who escaped behind the final line. As a result of VAR, a red card is presented for this play. Kobe was forced to fight with 10 people for the rest of the time.
In the 41st minute, Gamba Osaka, who wanted to strengthen the offensive, made a cut-in from the left, and Nakamura passed from the straddle feint to the center. Ko Yanagisawa, who received the ball, shot a clear shot from the one trap, but the shot was disliked by the post. The first half ends with no score as it is.
Even in the second half, the appearance of antagonism did not change. In the 54th minute, Kobe put in Andres Iniesta, who returned, to activate the attack.
In the 81st minute, when there was a sign of a scoreless draw, the balance of the match was finally broken. Yanagisawa picks up the spilled ball from the right corner kick and aims from outside the penalty area. The ball that changed when it hit the opponent’s defender went to Kwon Kyung Won. Kwon Kyung Won pushed in a heading shot and Gamba Osaka scored the opening goal.
Wellington Silva, who participated in the middle of the game, swung his right foot from the cut-in in the additional time in the second half. The shot hit the opponent’s defender and shook the net, and Gamba Osaka marked the long-awaited second point.
The game is timed up as it is. Gamba Osaka defeated Kobe and won the “Hanshin Derby” 2-0.
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