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FC Tokyo, Sagan Tosu battle to scoreless draw

Soccer / J. League Sep 2, 2018

FC Tokyo, Sagan Tosu battle to scoreless draw

FC Tokyo's uphill battle for the J. League first division title failed to get any easier on Sunday after it was held to a scoreless draw at home by struggling Sagan Tosu. Tokyo's second straight scoreless draw left the third-place side winless in its last ...

Frontale keep title hopes alive

Soccer / J. League Nov 18, 2017

Frontale keep title hopes alive

by Andrew McKirdy

Kawasaki Frontale defender Elsinho scored in the 82nd minute to keep the J. League title race alive for at least another round with a 1-0 win over Gamba Osaka on Saturday. Frontale went into the game at Todoroki Stadium knowing that a loss to Gamba ...

Gamba off to winning start in Asian Champions League

Soccer Feb 22, 2017

Gamba off to winning start in Asian Champions League

Gamba Osaka kicked off its Asian Champions League campaign in style as the 2008 winner beat Adelaide United 3-0 away in Group H on Wednesday night Gamba took the lead through Shun Nagasawa's header at Hindmarsh Stadium and Yasuyuki Konno crashed in the second before ...

Soccer / J. League Jan 17, 2016

Gamba gunning for trophy galore

Gamba Osaka will look to replicate the treble-winning feat from two years ago as the J. League runnersup settled for a single title of the Emperor's Cup in 2015. "We are going into this challenging year resolved to push ourselves. For the team as a ...

Gamba, Sanfrecce put title aspirations on the line

Soccer / J. League Dec 1, 2015

Gamba, Sanfrecce put title aspirations on the line

Gamba Osaka manager Kenta Hasegawa hopes his players will get a second wind when the defending champions take on Sanfrecce Hiroshima in the first leg of the J. League Championship final on Wednesday at Expo Stadium. While Hiroshima, which advanced directly to the final after ...