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 ...

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, ...

/ 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 ...

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 ...

/ 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” ...

/ Apr 27, 2017

Antlers, Reds to meet Dortmund, Sevilla in July friendlies

The defending J. League champion Kashima Antlers and the 2016 Levain Cup-winning Urawa Reds will host Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla in a pair of summer friendlies, the league announced Thursday. As part of the newly launched J. League International Series, Urawa will play Japan ...

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 ...