Reds reach Asian Champions League round of 16

May 3, 2016

Reds reach Asian Champions League round of 16

Urawa Reds will face Group F winner FC Seoul in the round of 16 of the Asian Champions League after drawing 1-1 against the Pohang Steelers on Tuesday. In their final Group H game, Urawa traded penalties with Pohang — Zlatan Ljubijankic for Reds, ...

Suwon eliminates Gamba from Asian Champions League

Apr 19, 2016

Suwon eliminates Gamba from Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka crashed out of the Asian Champions League in the first round on Tuesday after a 2-1 defeat at home to South Korea’s Suwon Samsung Bluewings. Gamba striker Takashi Usami missed a twice-taken penalty and Santos gave Suwon the lead early in the ...

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Apr 7, 2016

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Masato Morishige scored his second brace in five days as FC Tokyo climbed to the top of the Group E in the Asian Champions League with a vital 2-1 win away to big-spending Chinese club Jiangsu FC on Wednesday. Captain and Japan international Morishige ...

Apr 6, 2016

Gamba suffers third defeat in Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka suffered a third defeat in the Asian Champions League group stage, going down 2-0 at home against Shanghai Shenhua in the fourth round of fixtures on Wednesday. Gamba came into the game with two defeats and a draw and their struggle continued ...

Muto header propels Reds past Evergrande

Apr 5, 2016

Muto header propels Reds past Evergrande

Urawa Reds took a significant step toward qualifying for the knockout stages of the Asian Champions League with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Chinese defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night. Yuki Muto headed home the opener early in the second half in front ...

Urawa confident of beating Asian champions Guangzhou

Apr 4, 2016

Urawa confident of beating Asian champions Guangzhou

Urawa Reds boss Mihailo Petrovic is confident his side can extend its recent run of good form when it takes on defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande in a crunch Group H match in the Asian Champions League in Saitama on Tuesday night. Reds are unbeaten ...

Asano strikes twice to lift Hiroshima in ACL

Mar 16, 2016

Asano strikes twice to lift Hiroshima in ACL

Takuma Asano struck twice as J. League champions Sanfreece Hiroshima finally put three points on the board with a 3-0 win over Thailand’s Buriram United in Group F in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night. Hiroshima had not won in any competition since ...

FC Tokyo, Jiangsu FC settle for scoreless draw

Mar 15, 2016

FC Tokyo, Jiangsu FC settle for scoreless draw

FC Tokyo was handcuffed to a 0-0 draw by big-spending Chinese club Jiangsu FC in Group E of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday. With former Chelsea midfielder Ramires suspended on yellow cards, Jiangsu had no illusions about their prospects against Tokyo. Manager Dan ...

Mar 3, 2016

Gamba draw, Reds defeated in Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka wasted a number of decent chances to settle for a 1-1 draw at home against Melbourne Victory in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday, taking two draws out of two Group G games. Urawa Reds went down 1-0 away to Pohang Steelers ...

FC Seoul whips Sanfrecce; FC Tokyo beats Binh Duong

Mar 1, 2016

FC Seoul whips Sanfrecce; FC Tokyo beats Binh Duong

Brazilian forward Adriano added to the miseries of struggling J. League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Tuesday, when he scored a second-half hat trick for FC Seoul in a 4-1 Asian Champions League group-stage win. It was a mixed day for J. League teams, as ...