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Marinos players celebrate after winning a shootout against Hyundai on Wednesday to advance to the Asian Champions League final.
Apr 25, 2024
Marinos edge Ulsan in thriller to reach first Asian Champions League final
Marinos won a pulsating semifinal that ended 3-3 on aggregate to reach the Asian Champions League final for the first time.
Al-Ain's players celebrate after winning on aggregate their AFC Champions League semifinal against Al-Hilal in Riyadh on Tuesday.
Apr 24, 2024
Al-Ain seals Asian Champions League final berth despite loss
Goals from Ruben Neves and Salem al-Dawsari gave Al-Hilal victory on the night at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh.
Yokohama F. Marinos coach Harry Kewell watches the AFC Champions League semifinal first-leg soccer match between his team and South Korea's Ulsan Hyundai FC in Ulsan, South Korea, on Wednesday.
Apr 23, 2024
Kewell tells Yokohama to summon spirit of Istanbul to reach final
The former Leeds and Liverpool winger took over as Yokohama coach at the start of this year.
Marinos' Jun Amano (left) and Ulsan's Joo Min-kyu fight for the ball during the AFC Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Ulsan Hyundai FC and Yokohama F. Marinos in Ulsan, South Korea, on Wednesday.
Apr 17, 2024
Ulsan edges Yokohama in Asian Champions League semifinal opener
The victory has clinched Ulsan's place at next year's Club World Cup.
Yokohama F. Marinos' Anderson Lopes in action with Shandong Taishan's Fernandinho in the two sides' Asian Champions League quarterfinal second-leg clash in Yokohama on Wednesday
Mar 13, 2024
Marinos into Asian Champions League semifinal round for first time
Yokohama will face South Korea's two-time Asian champion Ulsan next month for a place in the final.
Al Hilal players celebrate the team's first goal against Al Ittihad on Tuesday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Mar 13, 2024
Former champions Al Hilal seal Asian Champions League semifinal spot
Al Hilal, winners of the title a record four times, will take on Al Ain in the semifinals next month.
Shandong Taishan's Valeri Qazaishvili (top) fights for the ball with Yokohama F. Marinos' Takuya Kida during the two team's Asian Champions League quarterfinal match in Jinan, China, on Wednesday.
Mar 6, 2024
Chen's stoppage-time strike gives Shandong hope in ACL
Anderson Lopes put Marinos in front after seven minutes and Yan Matheus doubled the advantage in the 69th minute.
Yokohama F. Marinos fans cheer during the team's Asian Champions League match against Bangkok United on Wednesday.
Feb 24, 2024
Want to play in the Asian Champions League? It will cost you.
Urawa Reds reported to the FIFPro union that only the finalists would earn enough prize money to recover their costs.
Yokohama forward Yan Matheus (left) in action against Bangkok on Wednesday in Yokohama.
Feb 21, 2024
Marinos edge Bangkok to remain only J. League side in ACL
Anderson Lopes scored a dramatic late extra-time penalty as Yokohama F. Marinos scraped past Bangkok United 1-0 on Wednesday.
Kawasaki midfielder Yuki Yamamoto goes on the attack during the first half of the team's loss to Shandong at Todoroki Stadium in Kawasaki on Tuesday in the Asian Champions League.
Feb 21, 2024
Shandong eliminates Kawasaki from Asian Champions League
Brazilian Jadson hooked the ball home in added time to send the Chinese side into a last-eight showdown and eliminate the J. League powerhouse.
Kofu's players leave the pitch after suffering a 3-0 loss against Ulsan in the first leg of their ACL last-16 clash in Ulsan, South Korea, on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2024
Kofu faces uphill battle after loss to Ulsan in first leg of ACL last-16 clash
Kofu will host Ulsan in the second leg at National Stadium on Wednesday in Tokyo.
Marinos' Kota Watanabe jumps to kick the ball against United in the first leg of their Asian Champions League match in Bangkok on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 2024
Marinos settle for draw with Bangkok United in first leg of ACL last-16 matchup
Bangkok United, which fell behind 2-1 in the first half, equalized through an epic effort from Mahmoud Eid in added time at Thammasat Stadium in Bangkok.
Kawasaki's Jesiel (top) competes for the ball with Shandong's Cryzan during the first leg of their AFC Champions League matchup on Tuesday in Jinan, China.
Feb 14, 2024
Kawasaki surrenders late goal but leads Asian Champions League matchup with Shandong
Brazilian defender Jadson scored a crucial second for Shandong five minutes from time to leave the matchup in the balance.
Vissel Kobe players celebrate their J1 title last month in Kobe. J. League clubs are broadly in approval of a plan to move the start of the season to August beginning with the 2026-27 campaign.
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Dec 15, 2023
J. League clubs throw support behind summer start to season
At a meeting in Tokyo, only one club opposed the proposed change that would bring the league in line with top competitions in Europe.
Yokohama F Marinos manager Kevin Muscat (center) celebrates with his players after their third goal against China's Shandong Taishan in an Asian Champions League Group G match at Yokohama's Nissan Stadium on Wednesday.
Dec 13, 2023
Yokohama beats Shandong to book Asian Champions League last-16 spot
The last-16 lineup also features Japan's Ventforet Kofu and Kawasaki Frontale.
Peter Utaka (second from right) and his Ventforet Kofu teammates celebrate after a goal during the team's away win over Thailand's Buriram United on Tuesday.
Dec 13, 2023
J2's Ventforet advance in Asian Champions League
Ventforet became the first Japanese second-division team in the history of the Asian Champions League to advance to the knockout stage.
Urawa Reds midfielder Kaito Yasui takes aim at the Hanoi FC goal during his club's road defeat at the hands of the Vietnamese side on Wednesday.
Dec 7, 2023
Title holders Urawa Reds dumped out of Asian Champions League
An 87th minute penalty condemned Maciej Skorza's side to defeat when they needed a win to have any hope of advancing.
Urawa's Jose Kante celebrates his decisive goal during the team's win over Wuhan Three Towns on Wednesday at Saitama Stadium.
Nov 30, 2023
Last-gasp effort keeps Urawa alive in Asian Champions League
The Reds were heading for a group-stage exit until Jose Kante struck from the edge of the box to give them a 2-1 win.
Kawasaki’s Leandro Damiao (left) scores his team’s second goal on a night that saw Frontale clinch a spot in the last 16 of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday.
Nov 29, 2023
Five star Kawasaki ease into Asian Champions League last 16
The result kept Toru Oniki's side six points clear of second-placed Ulsan Hyundai in Group I with one round of matches remaining.
Kawasaki's Kyohei Noborizato (left) fights for the ball with Pathum United's Danilo during their Asian Champions League match on Tuesday in Kawasaki.
Nov 8, 2023
Second-half goals see Kawasaki stay perfect in Asian Champions League
The win has Kawasaki Frontale a step closer to the Asian Champions League last 16.


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