Gamba win to return to ACL quarterfinals

May 27, 2015

Gamba win to return to ACL quarterfinals

Gamba Osaka returned to the Asian Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in seven years with a controlling 3-2 second-leg win over FC Seoul on Wednesday. Patric, Shu Kurata and substitute Lins were on target for the Japanese treble winners, who won both ...

Usami strikes twice to lead Gamba past Seoul in ACL

May 20, 2015

Usami strikes twice to lead Gamba past Seoul in ACL

In-form forward Takashi Usami scored a superb second-half brace and Japanese treble winner Gamba Osaka won 3-1 at FC Seoul in the first leg of the Asian Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday night. Usami, the J. League leading scorer with 10 goals ...

Apr 15, 2015

Gamba defender Nishino to miss three months with injury

Gamba Osaka’s Japan Under-22 defender Takaharu Nishino is expected to be out of action for three months after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his left foot, the J League champions announced on Wednesday. Nishino suffered the injury in Gamba’s 2-1 win away to Thailand’s ...

Gamba's Usami scores pair in triumph over Grampus

Apr 3, 2015

Gamba's Usami scores pair in triumph over Grampus

In-form striker Takashi Usami capped a memorable week with a brace as Japanese treble winners Gamba Osaka defeated visiting Nagoya Grampus 3-1 in the J. League on Friday night. Usami, who opened his Japan account on Tuesday in a 5-1 friendly win over Uzbekistan ...

Gamba draws with Buriram in ACL

Mar 18, 2015

Gamba draws with Buriram in ACL

Japanese treble winners Gamba Osaka picked up their first point in Group F in the Asian Champions League after a 1-1 draw at home to Thailand’s Buriram United on Wednesday night. Hiroyuki Abe gave Gamba the lead in the 39th minute, but Kenta Hasegawa’s ...

Gamba blank Reds to usher in season

Feb 28, 2015

Gamba blank Reds to usher in season

by Andrew Mckirdy

Gamba Osaka added another title to their bulging collection with a 2-0 win over Urawa Reds in the Fuji Xerox Super Cup on Saturday. Gamba won the J. League title, Nabisco Cup and Emperor’s Cup for a remarkable treble last season, meaning last year’s ...