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Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Soccer / J. League Oct 14, 2018

Marinos, Bellmare reach Levain Cup final

Goals from Hugo Vieira and Teruhito Nakagawa sent Yokohama F. Marinos into the Levain Cup final after a 2-2 semifinal second-leg draw with Kashima Antlers lifted the hosts to a 4-3 win on aggregate. Vieira, who scored the 95th-minute winner in Wednesday's first leg, opened ...

Kwoun saves point for Antlers in draw with Frontale

Soccer / J. League Oct 7, 2018

Kwoun saves point for Antlers in draw with Frontale

Kashima Antlers keeper Kwoun Sun-tae saved a penalty, allowing the hosts to draw 0-0 at home with J-League first-division leaders Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday. The draw moved Frontale, the defending champions, a point clear at the top of the table ahead of Sanfrecce Hiroshima. Yu Kobayashi, ...

Antlers, Jubilo reach Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Soccer Sep 27, 2018

Antlers, Jubilo reach Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Kashima Antlers advanced to the quarterfinals of the Emperor's Cup with a 2-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Wednesday night thanks to extra-time goals from Leo Silva and Kento Misao. They will be joined in the last eight by Jubilo Iwata, who defeated visiting Consadole ...

Antlers reach Asian Champions League semifinals for first time

Soccer Sep 18, 2018

Antlers reach Asian Champions League semifinals for first time

The Kashima Antlers secured their first-ever berth in the Asian Champions League semifinals on Tuesday night with a 5-0 aggregate victory over China's Tianjin Quanjian in the round of eight. The J. League side followed its impressive 2-0 first-leg win with a clinical 3-0 result ...

Sagan Tosu acquire Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers

Soccer / J. League Jul 24, 2018

Sagan Tosu acquire Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers

Sagan Tosu have acquired former Japan forward Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers, the J. League squad announced on Tuesday. In a statement issued by the club, the 29-year-old Kanazaki said he wants to "adjust to the team as soon as possible and contribute to winning." Kanazaki ...

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

Soccer / J. League May 20, 2018

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

Naoki Ishihara scored in the second minute to give Vegalta Sendai an early lead in a 2-1 win at Kashima Antlers in the J. League first division on Sunday. Ishihara opened the scoring when he converted a cross from midfielder Kunimitsu Sekiguchi directly in front ...