J2 vs JEF United Chiba: Manager’s Comments

Kiyoshi Okuma

We gave the opponents the initiative despite the fact that we were playing with our rhythm, and conceded the first goal as we weren’t marking correctly. We were playing with our rhythm before the 35th minute but allowed the opponents to use the spaces, and I think we should have defended with more intensity for the first and second goals. We conceded the third goal on a counter attack when we were taking risks and pressing forward. As we saw with the goals we conceded, we have to do better to keep up with the opponents when they are using the spaces. We have to think about the selection of the squad and the formation, too. I feel so sorry for the many supporters who came here to cheer us on and want to do well for the rest of the season.

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