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Vissel Kobe conquers the Japan Supercup and Andrés Iniesta already has 37 titles

Published:8/02/2020 - 13:28h

Updated:8/02/2020 - 13:28h

This Saturday has been a historic day in Japan, where Vissel Kobe has been proclaimed champion of the Supercup. Andrés Iniesta's team beat Yokohama Marinos and the spaniard already has 37 titles

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It does already time that said goodbye to the FC Barcelona, but Andrés Iniesta follows agrandando his legend in the Vissel Kobe. This Saturday was a distinguished day in the calendar of the Japanese group, that attained to proclaim champion of the Supercopa of Japan in a vibrant clash with the Yokohama Marine, saldado in the statutory time with tie to three and finished with a surprising batch of penaltis.

With Thomas Vermaelen and Sergi Samper also in the eleven headline, the theoretical visitors always went by in front in the Saitama Stadium, where the team that was selected like venue never gave by defeated. In a crash equalised although slightly decanted to the ones of house struck first the pupilos of Thorsten Fink, when Douglas took advantage of an assistance of the manchego to première the marker.

It did not take too much in arriving the answer of Marcos Júnior, but Kobe went with advantage to the rest. After the intervention of another of the Brazilians stood out of the party the turn of reply was for Kyogo Furuhashi, that forced to the ones of Ange Postecoglou to trace back. These accelerated after the rest, but again his rivals were more effective and remained near of the triumph, although they could not sentence it.

The first arreón of the Yokohama gave back the tables to the electronic, with a target of Takahiro Ogihara. It remained a lot for playing and both applicants pretended to carry the duel to his terrain, although the exchange of occasions caused that the battle was invalid. Again, Hotaru Yamaguchi put by in front to the champion copero, but Erik Lima achieved to avoid momentáneamente that his went of empty.

The big surprise arrived in the batch of penaltis, that won Kobe after a series tremenda of failures. Martins And Ogihara premièred the account for the Yokohama and Iniesta and Tanaka equalised, before June, Mizunuma, Matsubara, Wada and Endo erraran on the one hand, and Ogawa, Nishi, Osaki and Vermaelen followed suit by the another. Finally, Yamaguchi turned into hero when it sent his launching at the end of the meshes.

Iniesta is more near of Dani Alves

With this victory, Andrés Iniesta is more near of Dani Alves like footballer more laureado of the history, although the Brazilian, with 40 titles in his list of winners, has a margin that allows him be calm. The one of Fuentealbilla accumulated 32 trophies in his stage in the Camp Nou, to which adds a World-wide and two Eurocopas with the Spanish selection and now the Glass of the Emperor and the Supercopa of Japan with the Vissel Kobe.

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