Mateus brace lifts Grampus over promoted Avispa

J. League Feb 28, 2021

Mateus brace lifts Grampus over promoted Avispa

Brazilian winger Mateus' brace got Nagoya Grampus off to a winning start in the new J. League campaign on Sunday, with a 2-1 away win over promoted Avispa Fukuoka. Mateus netted just four minutes into the game at Best Denki Stadium with a fine solo ...

Simovic hat-trick fires Grampus into playoff final

Soccer / J. League Nov 26, 2017

Simovic hat-trick fires Grampus into playoff final

Robin Simovic scored a hat-trick as Nagoya Grampus came from behind to beat JEF United Chiba 4-2 on Sunday to advance to the J. League first-division promotion playoff final. Grampus, who finished third in the regular season, will play Avispa Fukuoka in the Dec. 3 ...

Soccer / J. League Aug 14, 2016

Antlers top Avispa to end three-game slide

J. League first-stage champion Kashima Antlers claimed a 2-1 win at struggling Avispa Fukuoka on Sunday, ending their three-game losing run in the second stage. Shuhei Akasaki chipped over goalkeeper Ryuichi Kamiyama for the opener in the 27th minute after being played through by Mu ...

Antlers claim first-stage title

Soccer / J. League Jun 25, 2016

Antlers claim first-stage title

Seven-time champion Kashima Antlers overpowered bottom club Avispa Fukuoka 2-0 to clinch the J. League first-stage title in the final round of matches on Saturday. Shuto Yamamoto's 27th-minute header got the party started at Kashima Stadium before Shoma Doi scored for the second game in ...

Kawasaki loses grip on top spot

Soccer / J. League Jun 18, 2016

Kawasaki loses grip on top spot

Kawasaki Frontale surrendered the top spot in the J. League to Kashima Antlers after being held to a surprise 2-2 draw away to rock-bottom Avispa Fukuoka in the penultimate round of first-stage matches on Saturday. Fukuoka raced into a 2-0 lead thanks to a double ...

Title-chasing Kawasaki remains focused on task at hand

Soccer / J. League Jun 17, 2016

Title-chasing Kawasaki remains focused on task at hand

With the J. League first-stage title firmly in their sights, Kawasaki Frontale's players were in a relaxed mood on Friday as they prepared for Saturday's trip to rock-bottom Avispa Fukuoka. Victory for Kawasaki, the league leader, in the second-to-last round of matches, coupled with a ...

Soccer / J. League Jun 2, 2016

Avispa, Grampus settle for scoreless draw

Avispa Fukuoka played out a goalless draw at home to Nagoya Grumpus on Thursday to remain at the foot of the J. League standings. The game was postponed in mid-April when massive earthquakes struck Kumamoto Prefecture in central Kyushu. Another Kyushu side, Sagan Tosu, also ...