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Frontale edges Sydney FC in Asian Champions League

Soccer Mar 13, 2019

Frontale edges Sydney FC in Asian Champions League

Substitute Manabu Saito struck a late winner as Kawasaki Frontale beat visiting Sydney FC 1-0 in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Despite taking 20 shots to their opponents' two, Frontale had difficulty breaking down the Australian side, which brought a defensive game plan into ...

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Soccer Mar 5, 2019

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Kashima Antlers opened their Asian Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win over Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim thanks to goals either side of halftime from Taiki Hirato and Serginho. In the first-ever ACL game involving a Malaysian side, defending champion Antlers were quick to put ...

Antlers in control of ACL final

Soccer Nov 3, 2018

Antlers in control of ACL final

by Dan Orlowitz

Kashima Antlers are one step away from long-desired Asian glory after a testy but emphatic 2-0 win over Iran's Persepolis in the first leg of the 2018 AFC Champions League final on Saturday. Former 2002 World Cup venue Kashima Stadium in Ibaraki Prefecture was as ...

Antlers reach Asian Champions League semifinals for first time

Soccer Sep 18, 2018

Antlers reach Asian Champions League semifinals for first time

The Kashima Antlers secured their first-ever berth in the Asian Champions League semifinals on Tuesday night with a 5-0 aggregate victory over China's Tianjin Quanjian in the round of eight. The J. League side followed its impressive 2-0 first-leg win with a clinical 3-0 result ...

Frontale, Reysol exit Asian Champions League

Soccer / J. League Apr 19, 2018

Frontale, Reysol exit Asian Champions League

Kawasaki Frontale ended their Asian Champions League campaign without a win Wednesday night after drawing 2-2 with visiting Ulsan Hyundai, while Kashiwa Reysol also finished the tournament on a sour note with a 3-2 loss to Tianjin Quanjian. Frontale, who were effectively eliminated from Group ...