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Antlers beat struggling Vissel Kobe on Serginho goal

Soccer / J. League May 12, 2019

Antlers beat struggling Vissel Kobe on Serginho goal

Serginho struck his first goal of the J. League first-division campaign Sunday as Kashima Antlers outclassed struggling Vissel Kobe 1-0. The Brazilian forward found the net in the 17th minute at Noevir Stadium to consign Vissel to its sixth straight league defeat. With a host of ...

Marcos Junior lifts persistent F. Marinos past Antlers

Soccer / J. League Apr 28, 2019

Marcos Junior lifts persistent F. Marinos past Antlers

Brazilian striker Marcos Junior scored the 82nd-minute winner, giving Yokohama F. Marinos a well-earned 2-1 victory over Kashima Antlers in the J. League first division on Sunday. Despite controlling the ball for most of the game, F. Marinos trailed early and were thwarted by stout ...

Kashima, Urawa fall in Asian Champions League action

Soccer Apr 24, 2019

Kashima, Urawa fall in Asian Champions League action

Playmaker Takahiro Kunimoto scored the winner in the second half as South Korea's Gyeongnam FC beat Kashima Antlers 1-0 in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Former Japan under-20 Kunimoto gave ACL newcomer Gyeongnam its first win in the competition against the reigning champion with ...

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 ...

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Soccer Mar 5, 2019

Antlers begin defense of Asian Champions League title with victory

Kashima Antlers opened their Asian Champions League campaign with a 2-1 win over Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim thanks to goals either side of halftime from Taiki Hirato and Serginho. In the first-ever ACL game involving a Malaysian side, defending champion Antlers were quick to put ...

Antlers, Frontale play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / J. League Mar 1, 2019

Antlers, Frontale play to 1-1 draw

Sho Ito scored for the second game running on Friday as Kashima Antlers salvaged a 1-1 draw against Kawasaki Frontale. Ito scored the equalizer for the reigning Asian champions at Todoroki Stadium. He controlled a long pass from Atsuto Uchida before driving it home past ...

Antlers easily down Jets as Sanfrecce need penalties to beat Chiangrai

Soccer Feb 19, 2019

Antlers easily down Jets as Sanfrecce need penalties to beat Chiangrai

Kashima Antlers will have the chance to defend their Asian Champions League title after qualifying for the continental club tournament with a 4-1 demolition of Australian side Newcastle Jets on Tuesday. Brazilian forward Serginho scored a second-half brace in the ACL playoff at Kashima Stadium ...

Soccer Jan 5, 2019

Toulouse signs defender Gen Shoji

French Lige 1 club Toulouse said Friday it has signed Japan international Gen Shoji for an undisclosed sum until June 2022. The central defender who helped Japan reach the knockout stages of the 2018 World Cup joins Tolouse from J. League champion Kashima Antlers. According to ...