Sanfrecce battles for draw against league-leading Frontale

J. League Apr 18, 2021

Sanfrecce battles for draw against league-leading Frontale

Sanfrecce Hiroshima clawed their way to a 1-1 draw against J. League first-division leader Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday, with Tsukasa Morishima equalizing midway through the second half to cancel out Akihiro Ienaga's opener. The stalemate at Kawasaki's Todoroki Stadium snapped a four-game winning streak for ...

Former Sanfrecce star Hisato Sato retires with 161 J1 goals

J. League Dec 20, 2020

Former Sanfrecce star Hisato Sato retires with 161 J1 goals

Former Japan forward Hisato Sato, whose 161 top-flight goals are the second-most in J. League history, drew the curtain on his 21-year professional career Sunday, after playing the final minutes of JEF United Chiba's 2-1 win over Giravanz Kitakyushu in the second division. The 38-year-old ...

Sanfrecce survives late rally to beat Frontale

Soccer / J. League Jul 31, 2019

Sanfrecce survives late rally to beat Frontale

Sanfrecce Hiroshima held on for a 3-2 win over Kawasaki Frontale in the J. League first division Wednesday following a furious late comeback from the visitors. Sanfrecce stunned the two-time defending champions by taking a 3-0 lead through goals from Sho Sasaki, Douglas Vieira and ...