Cerezo beat Fagiano in playoff final to seal return to J1

Dec 4, 2016

Cerezo beat Fagiano in playoff final to seal return to J1

Cerezo Osaka sealed their return to Japanese soccer’s top flight Sunday after defeating Fagiano Okayama 1-0 in the J. League promotion playoff final. Shohei Kiyohara got the winner at a pouring-wet Kincho Stadium, scrambling home from a meter out in the 52nd minute after ...

Dramatic winner sends Okayama into promotion playoff final

Nov 27, 2016

Dramatic winner sends Okayama into promotion playoff final

Shingo Akamine scored a 92nd-minute winner as Fagiano Okayama defeated Matsumoto Yamaga 2-1 on Sunday to reach the J. League promotion playoff final against Cerezo Osaka. Okayama, sixth in the J. League second tier this season, had to win at Matsumoto to maintain its ...

Cleo strike propels Reysol past J2 Fagiano

Oct 16, 2013

Cleo strike propels Reysol past J2 Fagiano

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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 ...