Matsumoto Yamaga hold league-leading Kashima Antlers to draw

Soccer / J. League Oct 18, 2019

Matsumoto Yamaga hold league-leading Kashima Antlers to draw

Matsumoto Yamaga earned a 1-1 home draw against the league-leading Kashima Antlers on Friday night. Using their strong defense to stymie one of the league's top-scoring sides, Yamaga scored first before the Antlers equalized on a penalty. Although the hosts remain 17th in the 18-team ...

Antlers crush S-Pulse to stay close behind FC Tokyo

Soccer / J. League Sep 2, 2019

Antlers crush S-Pulse to stay close behind FC Tokyo

Kashima Antlers sharpened their scoring touch on Sunday after failing to score in last week's Asian Champions League match with a 4-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse in the J. League first division. Serginho set up a pair of first-half goals, while Ayase Ueda scored a ...

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Soccer Aug 30, 2018

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Japan made it to the Asian Games men's soccer final for the first time since winning in 2010 with a 1-0 semifinal victory over United Arab Emirates on Wednesday night. In Sunday's final, Japan will play South Korea, after the defending champion beat Vietnam 3-1 ...