Sanfrecce off to winning start at Club World Cup

Dec 10, 2015

Sanfrecce off to winning start at Club World Cup

Yusuke Minagawa and Tsukasa Shiotani scored either side of halftime as J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat New Zealand part-timers Auckland City 2-0 on Thursday to kick off the Club World Cup. Sanfrecce, who captured their third J. League title in four years last ...

Sanfrecce complete title quest against Gamba

Dec 5, 2015

Sanfrecce complete title quest against Gamba

Sanfrecce Hiroshima claimed their third J. League title in four years with a 4-3 aggregate win over Gamba Osaka after a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the championship final on Saturday night. Sanfrecce went into the match at Edion Stadium protecting a ...

FC Tokyo eliminated  from title contention

Nov 22, 2015

FC Tokyo eliminated from title contention

FC Tokyo crashed out of J. League title contention after a 0-0 home draw with Sagan Tosu on Sunday that put defending champions Gamba Osaka into the championship playoffs instead. Tokyo went into the final day of the regular season third in the table ...

Reds stifled in bid to take lead

Nov 7, 2015

Reds stifled in bid to take lead

Urawa Reds drew 1-1 with Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday to give Sanfrecce Hiroshima one hand on the J. League overall points title with one game of the regular season remaining. Shinzo Koroki scored in the 28th minute at Saitama Stadium to give Reds — ...