Kashima falls to Brisbane in Asian Champions League

Apr 12, 2017

Kashima falls to Brisbane in Asian Champions League

Japanese champions Kashima Antlers crashed to their second defeat in Group E in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night, going down 2-1 away to Australian A-League club Brisbane Roar. Goals from Jamie Maclaren and Brett Holman put Brisbane in control and, although Ryota ...

Gamba lose at home again in ACL

Mar 15, 2017

Gamba lose at home again in ACL

Gamba Osaka are already feeling the heat just three games into the Asian Champions League after Kenta Hasegawa’s men lost again at home on Wednesday, this time 1-0 to Jiangsu Suning. Ramires’ 39th-minute strike turned out to be the lone goal at Suita Stadium, ...

Antlers pounce on Brisbane Roar

/ Mar 14, 2017

Antlers pounce on Brisbane Roar

The Kashima Antlers rebounded from a shock first defeat in Group E to brush aside Brisbane Roar 3-0 at home in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night. Kashima was stunned 2-1 away to Thailand’s Muangthong United two weeks ago, but goals from Yuma ...

Jeju United crushes Gamba in Asian Champions League contest

Mar 1, 2017

Jeju United crushes Gamba in Asian Champions League contest

Gamba Osaka suffered their first defeat in Group H in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night as the 2008 champions were smashed 4-1 at home by South Korea’s Jeju United. An own goal from Gamba captain Yasuhito Endo gifted Jeju the lead after ...

Reds pounce on FC Seoul in Asian Champions League match

Feb 28, 2017

Reds pounce on FC Seoul in Asian Champions League match

Urawa Reds swept aside FC Seoul in emphatic fashion in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday night, exacting revenge for their defeat in the round of 16 last year with a thumping 5-2 win to make it maximum points from two games in Group ...

Gamba off to winning start in Asian Champions League

Feb 22, 2017

Gamba off to winning start in Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka kicked off its Asian Champions League campaign in style as the 2008 winner beat Adelaide United 3-0 away in Group H on Wednesday night Gamba took the lead through Shun Nagasawa’s header at Hindmarsh Stadium and Yasuyuki Konno crashed in the second ...

Reds, Antlers open Asian Champions League campaign with victories

Feb 21, 2017

Reds, Antlers open Asian Champions League campaign with victories

It was a resounding night for J. League clubs in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, as both Urawa Reds and Kashima Antlers launched their continental campaign with wins over Western Sydney Wanderers and Ulsan Hyundai, respectively. Urawa got things going with a 4-0 ...

Jan 18, 2017

Defending champion Jeonbuk banned from 2017 Asian Champions League

Asian champion Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors has been banned from this year’s AFC Champions League over a match-fixing scandal in South Korea’s K-League, Asia’s soccer governing body said Wednesday. “The Asian Football Confederation Independent Entry Control Body today declared that Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors is ineligible ...

Ugajin strike puts Urawa in driving seat against Seoul

May 18, 2016

Ugajin strike puts Urawa in driving seat against Seoul

Urawa Reds edged FC Seoul 1-0 at home in the first leg of the round of 16 in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night. Midfielder Tomoya Ugajin scored with a sensational strike to give Reds a first-half lead they would hold on to ...