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In a post-match press conference at the Sept. 8 J. League game between the Urawa Reds and Vegalta Sendai at Saitama Stadium 2002, a seemingly irritated local reporter voiced an opinion to Reds manager Hans Ooft.

“I didn’t see any communication among your players when dealing with set pieces. They seemed to play without any strategy.”

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