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Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

/ Sep 14, 2018

Osmar scores late equalizer as Cerezo earn draw with Jubilo

Despite dominating possession and completing twice as many passes as their opponents, Cerezo Osaka needed a late equalizer from Spanish defender Osmar to salvage a 1-1 draw against Jubilo Iwata on Friday night. Jubilo came into the match five spots below fifth-place Cerezo following an ...

Cerezo falls to Independiente in Suruga Bank Championship

/ Aug 8, 2018

Cerezo falls to Independiente in Suruga Bank Championship

Independiente became the third Argentine side to capture the Suruga Bank Championship on Wednesday with a 1-0 win over J. League first-division side Cerezo Osaka. Playing for the second time in the game between the champions of South America's Copa Sudamericana and Japan's league cup, ...

Cerezo ready for steamy ACL showdown with Buriram

Mar 5, 2018

Cerezo ready for steamy ACL showdown with Buriram

Cerezo Osaka ran through final preparations Monday on the eve of their Asian Champions League clash away to Thai side Buriram United. With hot and humid weather forecast for matchday, the visitors will need to maintain their focus to win, manager Yoon Jong-hwan said. "We have ...

Cerezo down Frontale in season-opening Super Cup

/ Feb 10, 2018

Cerezo down Frontale in season-opening Super Cup

Emperor's Cup holders Cerezo Osaka opened the season on a winning note Saturday, defeating reigning J. League champions Kawasaki Frontale 3-2 in the Fuji Xerox Super Cup. Cerezo, who defeated Frontale 2-0 in November's League Cup final, opened the scoring at Saitama Stadium on a ...

Cerezo triumph in Emperor's Cup final

/ Jan 2, 2018

Cerezo triumph in Emperor's Cup final

Cerezo Osaka capped Japan's soccer season with a 2-1 extra-time win over Yokohama F. Marinos in Monday's Emperor's Cup final. Kazuya Yamamura equalized in the 65th minute and Kota Mizunuma struck the winner five minutes into the first extra period before a crowd of 42,029 ...

Cerezo, Marinos advance to Emperor's Cup final

/ Dec 23, 2017

Cerezo, Marinos advance to Emperor's Cup final

Yoichiro Kakitani scored the winner as Cerezo Osaka advanced to the Emperor's Cup final against Yokohama F. Marinos thanks to a hard-fought 3-1 extra-time win over Vissel Kobe on Saturday. At Osaka's Yanmar Stadium, Kakitani, who entered in the 77th minute, headed home the rebound ...