Home > Sports > Soccer
  print button email button

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009

Marinos heap more woe on S-Pulse

YOKOHAMA (Kyodo) Substitute Shohei Ogura and Yuzo Kurihara were on target as Yokohama F. Marinos beat Shimizu S-Pulse 2-0 to snap a three-match winless streak in the J. League on Sunday.

Ogura bagged his first goal in the top flight on 76 minutes at Nissan Stadium and Kurihara added a superb late second to give outgoing manager Kokichi Kimura victory in his last home game in charge.

"It wasn't a great performance but I really felt the players' determination to win," said Kimura, who is being let go by Yokohama at the end of the season.

"I won't be in charge next term but I want to end my reign on a winning note. We are away (to Montedio Yamagata) next week but hopefully we can deliver a good performance and win."

In the day's other game, goals from Hiroshi Kiyotake and Fernandinho gave Oita Trinita a 2-0 win at JEF United Chiba. Both teams have already been relegated.

Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.