Kawasaki chokes on Kashiwa's defense

Apr 11, 2014

Kawasaki chokes on Kashiwa's defense

Kawasaki Frontale, the J. League’s top scoring side, were stifled by Kashiwa Reysol, settling for a 1-1 draw that ended their three-game win streak on Friday. Frontale, who lead J1 with 16 goals from seven games, failed to overcome Leandro’s early strike at Todoroki ...

Kashiwa outclasses Cerezo's stars

Apr 6, 2014

Kashiwa outclasses Cerezo's stars

by Andrew Mckirdy

Kashiwa Reysol gave Cerezo Osaka’s much-vaunted strike force a lesson in clinical finishing with a 2-1 win over the preseason J. League title favorites on Sunday. Cerezo made global headlines when they signed star Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan in January for a reported $5.9 ...

Gamba looking for payback

| Feb 27, 2014

Gamba looking for payback

by Andrew Mckirdy

The following is the first of a two-part preview for the upcoming J. League season. Team-by-team previews of the nine lowest-ranked teams competing in the first division are listed. KASHIWA REYSOL Last season: 10th Last season was a huge disappointment for Reysol, who began ...

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Nov 2, 2013

Reysol capture Nabisco Cup title

Kashiwa Reysol completed their domestic trophy collection under manager Nelsinho with a resilient 1-0 victory over Urawa Reds in the Nabisco Cup final on Saturday. Man of the match Masato Kudo headed home the lone goal in first-half injury time as Kashiwa lifted the ...

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Nov 1, 2013

Urawa looking to end title drought in Nabisco Cup final

Former Asian champions Urawa Reds hope to end a six-year title drought in Saturday’s Nabisco Cup final against Emperor’s Cup holders Kashiwa Reysol. Reds have not won a single trophy since rising to the top of the continent with victory in the 2007 Asian ...

Oct 20, 2013

Emperor's Cup holders Reysol drawn to face relegated Trinita

Holders Kashiwa Reysol will host relegated Oita Trinita in the last 16 after the Emperor’s Cup draw was held Sunday. J. League first division leaders Yokohama F. Marinos drew the competition’s only remaining amateur side, AC Nagano Parceiro, while record four-time winners Kashima Antlers were pitted ...

Oct 17, 2013

Nelsinho to stay at Reysol next season

Kashiwa manager Nelsinho will return for the 2014 J. League season, Reysol said on Thursday. The 53-year-old Brazilian has been in charge of the Chiba club since 2009. This season, Kashiwa is 11th in the league with six games left but has reached the ...

Cleo strike propels Reysol past J2 Fagiano

Oct 16, 2013

Cleo strike propels Reysol past J2 Fagiano

by Gus Fielding

A late penalty from Brazilian striker Cleo put holders Kashiwa Reysol into Sunday’s draw for the fourth round of the Emperor’s Cup with a 1-0 win over second-division Fagiano Okayama on Wednesday night. Referee Nobutsugu Murakami pointed to the spot after Keita Goto handled ...

Reds, Reysol earn spots in Nabisco Cup final

Oct 12, 2013

Reds, Reysol earn spots in Nabisco Cup final

Urawa Reds will face Kashiwa Reysol in the Nabisco Cup final after defeating Kawasaki Frontale 1-0 in the second leg of the semifinals on Saturday. After a 3-3 aggregate, Reds reached the Nov. 2 showdown at Tokyo’s National Stadium on away goals thanks to ...

Okubo brace sends Frontale past Reysol

Oct 6, 2013

Okubo brace sends Frontale past Reysol

J. League leading scorer Yoshito Okubo scored twice to pile more misery on Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday, helping Kawasaki Frontale to a 3-1 win in a potential dress rehearsal for next month’s Nabisco Cup final. Kashiwa was badly in need of a tonic after ...