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 ...

Cerezo triumph in Emperor's Cup final

Soccer / J. League Jan 2, 2018

Cerezo triumph in Emperor's Cup final

Cerezo Osaka capped Japan's soccer season with a 2-1 extra-time win over Yokohama F. Marinos in Monday's Emperor's Cup final. Kazuya Yamamura equalized in the 65th minute and Kota Mizunuma struck the winner five minutes into the first extra period before a crowd of 42,029 ...