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 ...

Oct 3, 2013

Reysol eliminated in Asian Champions League

Japanese interest in the Asian Champions League ended Wednesday as Kashiwa Reysol failed to overturn a sizable first-leg deficit and were knocked out in the semifinals by China’s Guangzhou Evergrande after a thumping 4-0 defeat. After last week’s crushing 4-1 home loss, Kashiwa was ...

Late Kakitani goal gives Cerezo share of spoils

Sep 22, 2013

Late Kakitani goal gives Cerezo share of spoils

Japan striker Yoichiro Kakitani scored a late equalizer to rescue a point for Cerezo Osaka in a 1-1 draw at home to Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday. Masato Kudo’s first-half strike looked set to give Reysol maximum points and cap a memorable week after they ...

Maeda at the double as Jubilo stun Reysol

Sep 13, 2013

Maeda at the double as Jubilo stun Reysol

Japan striker Ryoichi Maeda scored twice as struggling Jubilo Iwata boosted their top-flight survival hopes with a stunning 3-1 win at Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League on Friday night. Iwata came into the match second-from-bottom of the table and nine points adrift of ...

Sep 5, 2013

Manager Nelsinho rejoins Reysol, withdraws resignation

J.League first-division side Kashiwa Reysol announced Thursday that manager Nelsinho rejoined the team after withdrawing his resignation. “We met on Tuesday, and he said he wanted to give it another try and asked for the chance to do so,” team director Tatsuma Yoshida said. ...

Ardija handed seventh consecutive loss

Aug 24, 2013

Ardija handed seventh consecutive loss

by Andrew Mckirdy

Kashiwa Reysol beat Omiya Ardija 3-2 on Saturday night to consign the free-falling Saitama side to its seventh straight defeat. Omiya went into the match at Nack5 Stadium having appointed new manager Tsutomu Ogura earlier in the week in an attempt to stop the ...

Kashiwa held in first leg of ACL quarterfinal

Aug 21, 2013

Kashiwa held in first leg of ACL quarterfinal

by Gus Fielding

Kashiwa Reysol kept their unbeaten record in tact, but the Emperor’s Cup holders face a tough trip to Saudi Arabia next month after being held 1-1 by Al Shabab in the first leg of their Asian Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday. Masato Kudo fired ...