At a JFU meeting, Teieri reports that in Blue Lock, different players going against and working with each other is how they will find the best. Others disagree, wanting the most talented player available. Ego criticizes them for wanting someone who may seem successful but will suffer due to a lack of preparation. To him, talent isn't being born with gifts or physicality but the skills to improve them. Isagi and Nagi learn that Barou is particular in maintaining a regime, be it cleanliness or intense training; his self-discipline the key to his developed shooting and physique. At the public bath, Isagi is surprised to see Kunigami and Chigiri are still in the 3rd stage. Joined by the rest of their teams, all agree to play each other. Isagi decides to be the link between Nagi and Barou since both refuse to cooperate...