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Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Soccer / J. League Apr 14, 2019

Diego Oliveira nets brace as Tokyo outclasses Antlers

Diego Oliveira scored twice in the opening half, while Kensuke Nagai netted his 50th J. League first-division goal, as FC Tokyo showed its class with a 3-1 dismantling of Kashima Antlers on Sunday. The victory at Ajinomoto Stadium continues an impressive start to the season ...

FC Tokyo remains undefeated

Soccer / J. League Apr 6, 2019

FC Tokyo remains undefeated

by Dan Orlowitz

There comes a day when every streak must come to an end. Saturday was not that day for undefeated FC Tokyo or winless Shimizu S-Pulse, as the home side claimed a 2-1 victory at Ajinomoto Stadium on goals from Korean newcomer Na Sang-ho and Brazilian ...

FC Tokyo holds Reds on late goal

Soccer / J. League Mar 30, 2019

FC Tokyo holds Reds on late goal

by Dan Orlowitz

It's been nearly 16 years since FC Tokyo beat hated rival Urawa Reds at Saitama Stadium. It will have to wait another year to end that streak after Ryota Moriwaki's equalizer at the death canceled out Diego Oliveira's header in a 1-1 draw on Saturday ...

Reysol ease past struggling Antlers

Soccer / J. League Sep 10, 2016

Reysol ease past struggling Antlers

by Andrew McKirdy

Kashiwa Reysol heaped further pressure on Kashima Antlers and beleaguered manager Masatada Ishii with a 2-0 win over the first-stage champions on Saturday. Ishii returned to the Antlers bench at Hitachi Stadium for his first J. League match since missing Kashima's 2-2 draw with Yokohama ...