Pulsating battle between Sagan and Kashima ends in draw

Soccer / J. League May 26, 2022

Pulsating battle between Sagan and Kashima ends in draw

Sagan Tosu foiled an improbable comeback by Kashima Antlers after Masaya Tashiro's last-gasp header left their J. League first-division clash deadlocked 4-4 on Wednesday. A 94th-minute goal from late substitute Itsuki Someno appeared to seal the victory for Rene Weiler's Antlers, who scored twice in ...

Kashima goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata retires with fifth-most J1 games

J. League Dec 25, 2020

Kashima goalkeeper Hitoshi Sogahata retires with fifth-most J1 games

Kashima Antlers and former Japan international keeper Hitoshi Sogahata announced his retirement Thursday, ending his career with 533 appearances in the J. League's first division. The 41-year-old Sogahata, who is fifth in career J1 games, came out of Kashima's youth program. He made his senior ...

Kashima fail to reach ACL group stage, FC Tokyo qualify

Soccer Jan 29, 2020

Kashima fail to reach ACL group stage, FC Tokyo qualify

Melbourne Victory denied Kashima Antlers a place in the Asian Champions League group stage on Tuesday, upsetting the J. League club 1-0 in a playoff. With the loss, the 2018 ACL champions earned the unwanted distinction of being the first J. League side to fail ...