Sunday, April 07, 2013

Goal of Death or Angel

Ryota Moriwaki and Genki Haraguchi brought Urawa Reds a 2-1 victory over Jubilo Iwata at a heavy-rainy Saitama Stadium on Saturday.

Moriwaki celebrated his birthday by himself!! lol

Happy birthday in April, Moriwaki, Nagata, and Otani!!

Anyway, Jubilo's striker Ryoichi Maeda scored his first goal of the season.

His season's first is called "goal of death."

For 6 straight years, whichever team Maeda has scored his first league goal against has gone on to be relegated.

However, there is another statistic that may play in Urawa's favor even if Maeda does score.

In 2005, two years before the goal jinx began, Maeda scored his season's first in a 2-2 draw with Urawa, with the Reds going on to win the prestigious domestic Emperor's Cup tournament for the first time in 25 years.

We all welcome his "goal of angel." \(^o^)/

No comments:

Post a Comment