Matsumoto Yamaga hold league-leading Kashima Antlers to draw

Soccer / J. League Oct 18, 2019

Matsumoto Yamaga hold league-leading Kashima Antlers to draw

Matsumoto Yamaga earned a 1-1 home draw against the league-leading Kashima Antlers on Friday night. Using their strong defense to stymie one of the league's top-scoring sides, Yamaga scored first before the Antlers equalized on a penalty. Although the hosts remain 17th in the 18-team ...

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 ...