Colleagues in Japan know…”Mitoma is our ace”

Daichi Kamada praised Kaoru Mitoma as the ace of the Japanese national team.

Mitoma, whose strength is his quick feet and dribble penetration, is attracting attention as the core of Brighton this season. Mitoma, who went through Kawasaki Frontale and Royal Union Saint-Giloise, has adapted to the English stage in earnest, scoring 8 goals and 4 assists in 29 matches across all competitions in the 2021-22 season.토토사이트

This season, he is reborn as the Crown Prince under manager Roberto De Zerbi. Leandro Trosar moved to Arsenal, and Mitoma, who perfectly fills the left striker position, is making his season this season by scoring 6 goals and 3 assists in 20 English Premier League (EPL) games.

During this A match period, he was even called up to the Japanese national team roster. Japan drew 1-1 with Uruguay in a friendly match held at the Tokyo National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan at 7:30 pm on the 24th. On this day, Japan’s front line was seated with Daichi Kamada and Mitoma.

From the beginning, Japan was aggressive. In the 3rd minute of the first half, Mitoma tried to run alone in the midfield, but was blocked by the Uruguay defense. Mitoma showed light movements and went aggressive. However, Uruguay scored the first goal. In the 38th minute of the first half, Federico Valverde’s volley shot in front of the penalty box hit the post and finished it with a header, giving Uruguay the lead.

In the middle of the second half, Japan equalized. In the 30th minute of the second half, Takuma Nishimura came in and received a low cross from the right. The match ended 1-1 without further scoring. Among them, Mitoma did not have an attack point, but made a threatening scene. Mitoma, who played a big role not only in his team but also in the national team at the last World Cup in Qatar, is growing day by day.

His teammate Kamada praised Mitoma. Kamada praised Mitoma, saying, “I think Mitoma will be the biggest weapon in the national team going forward. However, the variable is how well the people around him can help him.”

He continued, “If he creates a one-on-one situation on the right flank, it becomes a great weapon. That’s why we try to create many scenes like this in training,” he said, revealing tactical preparations specific to Mitoma. Mitoma is also treated as an ace in Japan.

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