Frontale crushes FC Tokyo with first-half goal rush

J. League Jul 8, 2020

Frontale crushes FC Tokyo with first-half goal rush

by Dan Orlowitz

The empty stadium was unusual. The lopsided scoreline was not. Kawasaki Frontale maintained their recent stellar record over Tamagawa Classico rival FC Tokyo on Wednesday with a 4-0 victory at Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium, handing last year’s runner-up its first loss of the J. League first-division ...

Marinos move closer to title

Soccer / J. League Nov 30, 2019

Marinos move closer to title

by Dan Orlowitz

One way or another, the trophy presented annually to the winner of the J. League's first division was bound for Nissan Stadium after Saturday. The big question was whether it would be transported under the careful supervision of league officials or paraded home by the ...

Frontale triumph over Antlers to keep slim title hopes alive

Soccer / J. League Nov 9, 2019

Frontale triumph over Antlers to keep slim title hopes alive

Kawasaki Frontale clung to the slimmest hopes of a third straight J. League crown Saturday, handing the Kashima Antlers a 2-0 defeat that dented the eight-time champions' own title aspirations. Former Antlers defender Kazuya Yamamura and Tatsuya Hasegawa scored against the momentum in the second ...

Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

Soccer / J. League Sep 14, 2019

Two first-half goals propel Frontale past Jubilo

by Dan Orlowitz

Two teams winless in their last six games stepped onto the Todoroki Stadium pitch needing a win for very different reasons. Only one walked away happy on Saturday night. Yasuto Wakizaka and Kazuya Yamamura outfoxed Jubilo Iwata goalkeeper Krzysztof Kaminski in the first half as Kawasaki ...

Frontale punch ticket for Levain Cup semifinals

Soccer / J. League Sep 8, 2019

Frontale punch ticket for Levain Cup semifinals

Kawasaki Frontale booked their place in the Levain Cup semifinals Sunday with a 4-2 aggregate win over Nagoya Grampus in their quarterfinal tie. Frontale will be joined in the penultimate stage of the league cup competition by Kashima Antlers, Gamba Osaka and Consadole Sapporo, following ...

Soccer / J. League Aug 7, 2019

Antwerp makes bid for midfielder Koji Miyoshi

Belgian top-flight side Antwerp has made an official offer for 22-year-old Japan midfielder Koji Miyoshi, sources said Tuesday. The attacking midfielder is currently on loan from Kawasaki Frontale to fellow J. League first-division side Yokohama F. Marinos. Miyoshi debuted for Japan in June at the Copa ...