Yamaga, Frontale play to scoreless draw

Soccer / J. League Aug 4, 2019

Yamaga, Frontale play to scoreless draw

First-division returnee Matsumoto Yamaga made life hard on title-chasing Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday, holding the two-time defending champions to a scoreless draw. Content to let Frontale control the ball for most of the game, the visitors frustrated their opponents' efforts to create space in the ...

Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Soccer / J. League Jul 7, 2019

Consadole, Yamaga share spoils

Promoted Matsumoto Yamaga held Consadole Sapporo to a 1-1 draw thanks to some good work from keeper Tatsuya Morita on Sunday. The hosts took the lead seven minutes in at Sapporo Dome, when Kosuke Shirai knocked in the rebound after a Jay Bothroyd header hit ...

Dramatic winner sends Okayama into promotion playoff final

Soccer / J. League Nov 27, 2016

Dramatic winner sends Okayama into promotion playoff final

Shingo Akamine scored a 92nd-minute winner as Fagiano Okayama defeated Matsumoto Yamaga 2-1 on Sunday to reach the J. League promotion playoff final against Cerezo Osaka. Okayama, sixth in the J. League second tier this season, had to win at Matsumoto to maintain its hopes ...

Vegalta advance to Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Soccer / J. League Nov 14, 2015

Vegalta advance to Emperor's Cup quarterfinals

Vegalta Sendai defeated relegated Matsumoto Yamaga 2-1 on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Emperor's Cup. Shingo Tomita bundled in the opener midway through the second half at a rain-hit Yurtec Stadium and Naoki Sugai scored an equally scrappy second to all but ...

Yamaga, Montedio play to draw

Soccer Sep 23, 2015

Yamaga, Montedio play to draw

Naoki Maeda struck a late equalizer to earn Matsumoto Yamaga a point in a 2-2 draw against fellow strugglers Montedio Yamagata in the J. League first division on Wednesday. Matsumoto took the lead after seven minutes when Yuzo Iwakami drove home a through ball from ...

Soccer / J. League Sep 9, 2015

Yamaga acquire midfielder Kim

Matsumoto Yamaga have signed South Korean midfielder Kim Bo-kyung, the J. League first-division club said on Wednesday. Kim became a free agent after finishing last season with Wigan Athletic, who were relegated from the second-tier Championship in England. The 25-year-old joined Cerezo Osaka in 2010 and ...

Taketomi, Suzuki steer Reysol past Yamaga

Soccer / J. League Aug 20, 2015

Taketomi, Suzuki steer Reysol past Yamaga

by Gus Fielding

Goals in each half from Kosuke Taketomi and Daisuke Suzuki fired Kashiwa Reysol to the top of the J. League second-stage standings with a 2-0 win at home to Matsumoto Yamagata on Thursday night. A blockbuster from Taketomi opened the scoring late in the first ...