Dongshan eliminated the previous runner-up Otsu with a total score of 5-3, and a new champion will appear in this national competition
January 7th news The 101st All Japan High School Football Championship ended the semi-final competition.
In the just-concluded game, after a penalty shootout, Dongshan defeated the previous runner-up Otsu with a total score of 5-2, and the team advanced to the final of the national competition for the first time in team history.
The two teams drew 1-1 in regular time. Otsu took the lead in the 39th minute of the game. After playing in the frontcourt, he put his foot on the ground and swept into the penalty area. Ii Torataro followed up in the penalty area and Otsu temporarily took the lead 1-0.
However, Dongshan tenaciously equalized the score in the second half.
In the 63rd minute, Higashiyama got a corner kick on the right. After the corner kick was taken, Keita Matsuhashi, who was originally scheduled to join Osaka Sakura, made a fake shot to shake off the opponent, took a step forward and then shot. Although the Otsu defender
Touched the ball but was unable to stop it from going into the net, the score became 1-1.
Since then, both teams failed to rewrite the score, and the game came to a penalty shootout.
In the penalty shootout, the Dongshan goalkeeper performed bravely and saved two penalty kicks from Otsu. In the end, Dongshan eliminated the opponent with a total score of 5-3 through the penalty shootout and advanced to the final. In the final, they will face Okayama Gakugeikan, this team
In the semi-finals, the popular team Kamura Gakuen was also eliminated through a penalty shootout. It is worth mentioning that both teams advanced to the final of the national competition for the first time, so there will be a new champion team in this tournament.
The 101st All Japan High School Football Championship Final Match:
Okayama Gakugeikan—Higashiyama (the competition will be held at 13:05 p.m. on January 9, and the competition venue will be the National Stadium of Japan)