Charges filed against flare-waving Urawa fans

Soccer / J. League Apr 8, 2019

Charges filed against flare-waving Urawa fans

The Saitama Prefectural Police department on Monday filed charges against three Urawa Reds supporters for violating the Road Traffic Act before and after the December 9 final of the 2018 Emperor's Cup. Fans of the J. League first division side gathered before the match at ...

FC Tokyo holds Reds on late goal

Soccer / J. League Mar 30, 2019

FC Tokyo holds Reds on late goal

by Dan Orlowitz

It's been nearly 16 years since FC Tokyo beat hated rival Urawa Reds at Saitama Stadium. It will have to wait another year to end that streak after Ryota Moriwaki's equalizer at the death canceled out Diego Oliveira's header in a 1-1 draw on Saturday ...

Frontale top Reds in Super Cup

Soccer / J. League Feb 16, 2019

Frontale top Reds in Super Cup

by Dan Orlowitz

A goal by Leandro Damiao was enough for defending J. League champion Kawasaki Frontale to triumph 1-0 over 2018 Emperor's Cup winner Urawa Reds on Saturday at the Fuji Xerox Super Cup. Played in front of a sold-out Saitama Stadium crowd in unseasonably mild February ...

Iniesta excited about new season

Soccer / J. League Feb 14, 2019

Iniesta excited about new season

by Dan Orlowitz

The J. League set out to leverage its newfound star power on Thursday at the league's annual kickoff conference. The media event usually offers a chance for the country's soccer media to interact with all three of the J. League's divisions. But on Tuesday at a ...

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 ...

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

Soccer / J. League Aug 1, 2018

Urawa holds off Kawasaki

Striker Shinzo Koroki scored his 10th J. League goal of the season and Fabricio netted an injury-time penalty as Urawa Reds beat Kawasaki Frontale 2-0 on Wednesday night. The victory was the second in a row against top-three opposition for Reds, following an emphatic 4-1 ...