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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 ...

Kashiwa falls to Jeonbuk in Asian Champions League

Soccer / J. League Apr 4, 2018

Kashiwa falls to Jeonbuk in Asian Champions League

Kashiwa Reysol crashed to a 2-0 loss against visiting South Korean side Jeonbuk Motors in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night. Jeonbuk, the 2016 ACL winner, cemented its place atop Group E thanks to goals from Brazilian forward Ricardo Lopes and former South Korean ...