Reysol, Sagan play to 1-1 draw

Soccer / J. League Sep 22, 2018

Reysol, Sagan play to 1-1 draw

by Dan Orlowitz

Two teams arrived at Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium in desperate need of a win on Saturday afternoon, and neither found what they were looking for as Kashiwa Reysol and Sagan Tosu battled to a 1-1 draw in the first of the day's J. League ...

Fernando Torres scoreless in home debut for Sagan Tosu

Soccer / J. League Jul 28, 2018

Fernando Torres scoreless in home debut for Sagan Tosu

Sagan Tosu and Jubilo Iwata battled their way to a 0-0 stalemate Saturday as marquee signing Fernando Torres made his first J. League start for the home side. The former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid forward, who debuted in last Sunday's 1-0 loss away to Vegalta ...

Sagan Tosu acquire Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers

Soccer / J. League Jul 24, 2018

Sagan Tosu acquire Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers

Sagan Tosu have acquired former Japan forward Mu Kanazaki from Kashima Antlers, the J. League squad announced on Tuesday. In a statement issued by the club, the 29-year-old Kanazaki said he wants to "adjust to the team as soon as possible and contribute to winning." Kanazaki ...

Vahid Halilhodzic recalls Mu Kanazaki for East Asian tournament

Soccer Nov 29, 2017

Vahid Halilhodzic recalls Mu Kanazaki for East Asian tournament

Japan boss Vahid Halilhodzic recalled Kashima Antlers striker Mu Kanazaki and brought in several new faces as he named a 23-man squad on Wednesday for the upcoming E-1 Football Championship. Returning Cerezo Osaka midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake was also named to the squad made up entirely ...

Kanazaki carries league-leading Antlers past Ardija

Soccer / J. League Sep 9, 2017

Kanazaki carries league-leading Antlers past Ardija

The Kashima Antlers edged relegation-threatened Omiya Ardija 1-0 on Saturday to move six points clear at the top of the table as J. League first-division action resumed after the international break. Mu Kanazaki fired Kashima in front with his 10th goal of the season in ...

Antlers sink Sundowns to reach Club World Cup semifinals

Soccer Dec 11, 2016

Antlers sink Sundowns to reach Club World Cup semifinals

Club World Cup debutants Kashima Antlers advanced to the semifinals with a gritty 2-0 victory over African champions Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday. Substitute Mu Kanazaki struck again in the closing minutes, after Yasushi Endo had opened the scoring midway through the second half for the ...