Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Soccer / J. League Jul 7, 2019

Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Promoted Matsumoto Yamaga held Consadole Sapporo to a 1-1 draw thanks to some good work from keeper Tatsuya Morita on Sunday. The hosts took the lead seven minutes in at Sapporo Dome, when Kosuke Shirai knocked in the rebound after a Jay Bothroyd header hit ...

Frontale, Consadole play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / J. League Jun 14, 2019

Frontale, Consadole play to 1-1 draw

Kawasaki Frontale captain Yu Kobayashi equalized in the second half to salvage a 1-1 draw against Consadole Sapporo on Friday. In the return to J1 action following the international break, the two-time defending champions fell behind against the run of play when Consadole striker Musashi ...

FC Tokyo continues superb start to season

Soccer / J. League May 18, 2019

FC Tokyo continues superb start to season

by Dan Orlowitz

A crucial lesson in FC Tokyo’s 12-game unbeaten run to start the 2019 J. League first-division campaign has been that goals don’t need to come from top striker Diego Oliveira, so long as they come from someone. That was all too true on Saturday at ...

Soccer / J. League May 8, 2019

Yokohama routs Sapporo in Levain Cup tilt

Former Japan forward Tadanari Lee struck his first goal of the year in all competitions Wednesday, as Yokohama F Marinos brought Levain Cup Group A leaders Consadole Sapporo back to earth with a 4-0 thrashing. The veteran striker doubled the lead for second-place Marinos in ...

Soccer Apr 24, 2019

Musashi Suzuki carries Consadole to win over Nagasaki in Levain Cup

Musashi Suzuki continued his Levain Cup scoring streak with a brace Wednesday, as Consadole Sapporo stayed on top of Group A with a 6-3 win over second-division V-Varen Nagasaki. The newly capped Japan forward got the goal-fest at Transcosmos Stadium under way with a fifth-minute ...

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Soccer / J. League Apr 10, 2019

Consadole, FC Tokyo earn Levain Cup victories

Japan striker Musashi Suzuki bagged a hat trick as Consadole Sapporo thrashed visiting Shonan Bellmare 4-1 in the Levain Cup on Wednesday night. The recent Samurai Blue debutant completed his hat trick 20 minutes into the second half of the Group A clash at Sapporo ...

Jay Bothroyd nets brace as Consadole beat Grampus

Soccer / J. League Oct 28, 2018

Jay Bothroyd nets brace as Consadole beat Grampus

Former England international Jay Bothroyd struck twice in the first half to lead visiting Consadole Sapporo to a 2-1 win over 10-man Nagoya Grampus in the J. League first division on Sunday. With just five games remaining, the loss at Paloma Mizuho Stadium could prove ...

Hugo Vieira steers Marinos past Consadole

Soccer / J. League Oct 5, 2018

Hugo Vieira steers Marinos past Consadole

Hugo Vieira set up Yokohama F. Marinos' equalizer and scored the winner in a 2-1 victory over Consadole Sapporo on Friday. Consadole remained fourth in the league but would have moved up to third and into an Asian Champions League playoff spot with the three ...