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Second-division Montedio stuns Frontale in Emperor's Cup

Soccer Oct 24, 2018

Second-division Montedio stuns Frontale in Emperor's Cup

Second-division Montedio Yamagata weathered a second-half brace from Kei Chinen to reach the Emperor's Cup semifinals with a 3-2 upset over visiting Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday night. The J2 side opened the scoring in the second minute of the quarterfinal at ND Soft Stadium Yamagata ...

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, ...

Bellmare, Frontale play to scoreless draw

Soccer / J. League Sep 26, 2018

Bellmare, Frontale play to scoreless draw

Shonan Bellmare escaped with a 0-0 draw against Kawasaki Frontale in the J. League on Wednesday night after striker Yu Kobayashi missed a late penalty for the visitors at a rain-soaked BMW Stadium. Following the postponement of their July 28 clash due to Typhoon Jongdari, ...

J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

Soccer / J. League Sep 16, 2018

J. League, fans rally behind Hokkaido after quake

by Dan Orlowitz

After a trying year that has tested Japan with severe floods, record-setting heat, and fierce typhoons, the country was yet again challenged in September when a magnitude 7 earthquake jolted the northern island of Hokkaido, causing dozens of deaths and leaving millions without electricity. But ...

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

Soccer / J. League Aug 1, 2018

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

Striker Shinzo Koroki scored his 10th J. League goal of the season and Fabricio netted an injury-time penalty as Urawa Reds beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-0 on Wednesday night. The victory was the second in a row against top-three opposition for Reds, following an emphatic 4-1 ...