Kashima rolls into last 16 of Emperor's Cup

/ Jul 12, 2017

Kashima rolls into last 16 of Emperor's Cup

Holders Kashima Antlers cruised into the fourth round of the Emperor’s Cup with a 5-0 drubbing of second-division Montedio Yamagata on Wednesday night.Kawasaki Frontale, who lost to Antlers in last season’s final in Osaka, beat J2 club Thespakusatsu Gunma 4-0 and also reached the ...

Antlers end Reysol's 10-game unbeaten streak

/ Jul 2, 2017

Antlers end Reysol's 10-game unbeaten streak

Brazilian striker Pedro Junior struck a superb winner as reigning champions Kashima Antlers smashed Kashiwa Reysol’s 10-match unbeaten streak with a 3-2 away victory in the J. League on Sunday night.Kashima benefited from two costly errors by Kashiwa goalkeeper Kosuke Nakamura to take a ...

Shibasaki helps lift Tenerife past Getafe

Jun 22, 2017

Shibasaki helps lift Tenerife past Getafe

Gaku Shibasaki contributed an assist to help Tenerife move within a win of promotion through a 1-0 victory over Spanish rival Getafe at home in the first leg of the La Liga promotion playoff final on Wednesday.At the Heliodoro Rodriguez Lopez, Jorge Saenz converted ...

Antlers hand manager Oiwa winning start to tenure

/ Jun 4, 2017

Antlers hand manager Oiwa winning start to tenure

Leandro struck twice as Kashima Antlers bounced back from their midweek Asian Champions League exit, beating struggling Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3-1 away in the J. League on Sunday in their first match under new manager Go Oiwa.Atsutaka Nakamura opened the scoring for the reigning champions ...

Antlers fire manager Ishii

/ May 31, 2017

Antlers fire manager Ishii

Kashima Antlers have let go of manager Masatada Ishii after they missed their chance to advance to the Asian Champions League quarterfinals, the J. League first-division side said Wednesday.A day after Ishii’s men beat China’s Guanghzou Evergrande 2-1 at home in the round of ...

Frontale take control in ACL knockout match

May 24, 2017

Frontale take control in ACL knockout match

Kawasaki Frontale scored a resounding 3-1 victory over Muangthong United in the first leg of the Asian Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday.After Teerasil Dangda handed the hosts the lead in the third minute of first-half injury time, Kawasaki captain and reigning J. ...

Frontale cruise past spluttering Antlers

/ May 19, 2017

Frontale cruise past spluttering Antlers

Kashima Antlers suffered a humbling 3-0 defeat at home to Kawasaki Frontale on Friday as the away side won its third straight and moved above the reigning champs ahead of the weekend fixtures.Kashima, which fell from the top of the table last weekend, started ...

/ May 15, 2017

Cerezo to host Sevilla in July friendly

Cerezo Osaka announced on Monday that it will host Spanish side Sevilla on July 17 in a friendly as part of the J. League’s newly launched International Series.Japan midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake will face his old La Liga club, with whom the 27-year old spent ...

Kashima beats Muangthong to rise to top spot in ACL group

May 10, 2017

Kashima beats Muangthong to rise to top spot in ACL group

Yuma Suzuki scored twice as Kashima Antlers beat Thailand’s Muangthong United 2-1 at home on Wednesday night to book a meeting with Chinese powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande in the round of 16 in the Asian Champions League.Suzuki scored with headers either side of a screamer ...

/ May 9, 2017

Reds' Moriwaki receives two-match ban

The J. League handed Urawa Reds defender Ryota Moriwaki a two-match ban on Tuesday for a derogatory remark during Thursday’s 1-0 home defeat to Kashima Antlers.Kashima midfielder Mitsuo Ogasawara had appealed to the league after the game insisting the defender said, “You stink” to ...