Reds battle past struggling Vissel

Soccer / J. League Apr 20, 2019

Reds battle past struggling Vissel

by Dan Orlowitz

Once again, the stage was set for Andres Iniesta to dazzle in front of a gigantic crowd at Saitama Stadium. But once again he was a no-show, disappointing large contingents of both traveling supporters and media who anticipated a chance to see the former Barcelona ...

Shinzo Koroki lifts Reds in rainy win over Reysol

Soccer / J. League Sep 30, 2018

Shinzo Koroki lifts Reds in rainy win over Reysol

Shinzo Koroki's brace led surging Urawa Reds to a 3-2 home win against Kashiwa Reysol in the J. League first division on Sunday. Urawa's third straight win lifted them to sixth place on 41 points following a poor start to the season with just four ...

Reds rout Grampus in Levain Cup opener

Soccer / J. League Mar 7, 2018

Reds rout Grampus in Levain Cup opener

Braces from Shinzo Koroki and teenage debutant Takuya Ogiwara propelled Urawa Reds to a 4-1 win over Nagoya Grampus in the opening round of the YBC Levain Cup on Wednesday night. Grampus, who have made a promising start to the J. League season after being ...

Koroki scores twice as Urawa beats Sendai

Soccer / J. League Oct 1, 2017

Koroki scores twice as Urawa beats Sendai

Shinzo Koroki scored a brace to help Asian Champions League semifinalists Urawa Reds to a 3-2 win away to Vegalta Sendai in the J. League first division on Sunday. Koroki extended his lead at the top of the J1 scoring charts to 19 goals with ...