J1 Round 17: J League Season 34
Overview of the league Round 17: September 20
This round, there were some upsets, but this was the biggest one.
Home team Spurchiacchi had gotten only a win in 16 games so far, but they finally gained the second victory in the last match of the first half of the season.
Their Estonian forward Teido Mähar led the team to the triumph by two goals and one assist.
This match was also a surprise.
Not so many people expected thatwho had scored just 18 goals in 16 games made two goals against having strong defense.
This result also show the problems of’s offense clearly.
At the result of the game,were turned back the league with winning all 17 games.
Against goals are only 3, they are expected to become the first team to earn 102 points.
Is there a club that can stop this team?
Home got a 5-0 win easily.
The kingpin of the victory was Hajime Hirasi.
He had almost no chance to play since he had joined in season 29, but the forward who is already over 30 years old finally became a regular in this season because their absolute ace Chiyotanda who scored 177 goals in 250 league matches retired.
He recorded a first hattrick in his career.
Team of the Round
MVP is Hajime Hirasi of .
Considering their opponent waswho are a relegation candidate, their victory was reasonable, so there would be different opinions about this selection.
Maybe this prize should be given to a player who belongs a team that won in an upset, it’s not a bad idea to award it in celebration of his first hattrick in the career.
Though not selected by Team of the Round, but Teido Mähar who produced all their goals by two goals and one assist was praiseworthy as well.’s