TOPICS

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Soccer / J. League Apr 14, 2019

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Diego Oliveira scored twice in the opening half, while Kensuke Nagai netted his 50th J. League first-division goal, as FC Tokyo showed its class with a 3-1 dismantling of Kashima Antlers on Sunday. The victory at Ajinomoto Stadium continues an impressive start to the season ...

Yuya Kubo scores first goal since joining Nuremberg

Soccer Apr 13, 2019

Yuya Kubo scores first goal since joining Nuremberg

Striker Yuya Kubo on Friday scored his first goal since joining German first-division side Nuremberg in a 1-1 draw with Schalke. Kubo headed home a long-range pass from Matheus Pereira to open the scoring in the 82nd minute, but the visitors equalized three minutes later. Kubo, ...

Arsenal, Chelsea move closer to Europa League semifinals

Soccer Apr 12, 2019

Arsenal, Chelsea move closer to Europa League semifinals

Arsenal closed in on the Europa League semifinals with a 2-0 home win over Italy's Napoli on Thursday, while Chelsea scored late to earn a 1-0 victory at Slavia Prague. Coming off a disappointing 1-0 loss to Everton on Sunday, Arsenal produced an attacking display ...

Ajax, Juventus settle for tie; Barcelona tops Man United

Soccer Apr 11, 2019

Ajax, Juventus settle for tie; Barcelona tops Man United

After showing no fear against Real Madrid, a young Ajax squad didn't back down against Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus either. Ajax replied quickly after Ronaldo scored on the stroke of halftime Wednesday, with David Neres equalizing 30 seconds after the break to secure a 1-1 ...

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Soccer / J. League Apr 10, 2019

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Japan striker Musashi Suzuki bagged a hat trick as Consadole Sapporo thrashed visiting Shonan Bellmare 4-1 in the Levain Cup on Wednesday night. The recent Samurai Blue debutant completed his hat trick 20 minutes into the second half of the Group A clash at Sapporo ...

Soccer Apr 10, 2019

Japan to play El Salvador in Copa America warmup

The Japanese men's national team will play an international friendly against El Salvador on June 9, the Japan Football Association announced Wednesday. Japan, ranked No. 26 in the world, will face No. 71 El Salvador for the first time. The match at Hitomebore Stadium Miyagi in ...

Liverpool builds lead over Porto in Champions League

Soccer Apr 10, 2019

Liverpool builds lead over Porto in Champions League

Different round, same comfortable win. Porto must be sick of the sight of Liverpool in the Champions League. Liverpool built a 2-0 lead over Porto heading into the second leg of the quarterfinals thanks to first-half goals by Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino at Anfield ...