The J-Talk Podcast

Episode 281 - J1 Matchday 17

July 2, 2019

This week's monolithic episode of J-talk features guest appearances from Alex Bishop and Stuart Woodward, Neil Debnam and Ryan Steele as we round up all of the games from J1 Matchday 17.

In Part 1 Alex and Stuart chat about Saturday night's top of the table clash at Ajinomoto Stadium, with leaders FC Tokyo fighting back from a goal down to ultimately triumph 4-2 (to 31:07).

Then Neil fights through his pessimism to discuss Kawasaki's 3-1 away win at Iwata (which proved to be Jubilo manager Hiroshi Nanami's final game in charge) and Frontale's slow but steady progress throughout the season (to 50:10).

Finally Ryan jumps on cock a hoop after Urawa's stunning win at Ulsan in the ACL Round of 16 last midweek, but he's brought back down to earth after Reds laid another egg in the league on Sunday night - falling to a limp 2-0 defeat at high-flying Oita. From there we round up the other six top flight games, including braces for all three of DAZN's Spanish poster boys in goalfests at Kobe and Tosu.

Follow my guests on twitter:

Alex - @Abishop32

For news and information on FC Tokyo in English, follow @FCTokyo_EN

Stuart - @stuartcw

The Yokohama supporters group @TricolorePride

Neil - @frontalerabbit

Neil's Frontale Rabbit blog

Ryan - @Steelinho

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