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Cerezo, Frontale advance to J. League Cup final

Soccer / J. League Oct 8, 2017

Cerezo, Frontale advance to J. League Cup final

Yasuki Kimoto scored a dramatic injury-time winner as Cerezo Osaka edged local rivals Gamba Osaka 2-1 on Sunday to reach their first J. League Cup final. Cerezo went through 4-3 on aggregate and will face Kawasaki Frontale in the Nov. 4 final at Saitama Stadium. ...

FC Tokyo hits Vegalta for six in J. League Cup

Soccer / J. League Mar 15, 2017

FC Tokyo hits Vegalta for six in J. League Cup

FC Tokyo scored six unanswered goals to open the J. League Cup competition as Yoshiyuki Shinoda's side thrashed Vegalta Sendai in Group A on Wednesday. Takuma Abe and Shoya Nakajima bagged braces and Kento Hashimoto and Peter Utaka chipped in with a goal each for ...

Reds capture J. League Cup

Soccer / J. League Oct 15, 2016

Reds capture J. League Cup

by Andrew McKirdy

Urawa Reds claimed their first trophy since 2007 after beating Gamba Osaka 5-4 on penalties to lift the J. League Cup following a 1-1 draw in Saturday's final. Brazilian striker Ademilson staked Gamba to a 17th-minute lead at Saitama Stadium after dribbling more than half ...