FC Tokyo and Urawa open new J. League campaign with draw

Soccer / J. League Feb 27, 2021

FC Tokyo and Urawa open new J. League campaign with draw

Masato Morishige netted a late equalizer Saturday as FC Tokyo salvaged a 1-1 draw and denied new Urawa Reds manager Ricardo Rodriguez a winning start to his J. League first-division career. The opening-round match at Saitama Stadium featured two teams with their sights on the ...

Yoshida issues challenge to Shoji a day before Japan-Syria friendly

Soccer Jun 6, 2017

Yoshida issues challenge to Shoji a day before Japan-Syria friendly

Southampton defender Maya Yoshida urged Kashima Antlers' Gen Shoji to grab the moment and win a permanent place on the first team after Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic dropped Masato Morishige from his back four for June's internationals. Yoshida, who has deputized as captain for both ...

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Soccer Apr 7, 2016

Morishige double lifts Tokyo past Jiangsu

Masato Morishige scored his second brace in five days as FC Tokyo climbed to the top of the Group E in the Asian Champions League with a vital 2-1 win away to big-spending Chinese club Jiangsu FC on Wednesday. Captain and Japan international Morishige opened ...