Akpom lifts Arsenal with late tally against Urawa

Soccer Jul 26, 2013

Akpom lifts Arsenal with late tally against Urawa

by Andrew McKirdy

A late defensive mix-up denied Urawa Reds an exhibition-match draw with Arsenal as the Premier League heavyweights ran out 2-1 winners on Friday night. Arsenal took the field at Saitama Stadium with a strong lineup featuring England internationals Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere, but the ...

Reds hit Reysol for six

Soccer / J. League May 27, 2013

Reds hit Reysol for six

Yosuke Kashiwagi and Marcio Richardes both scored twice as Urawa Reds burst Kashiwa Reysol's bubble with a 6-2 thrashing in Tokyo in the J. League on Sunday. Genki Haraguchi and Ryota Moriwaki also got their names on the scoresheet as Reds brought Reysol back to ...

Urawa Reds ease past Shonan Bellmare

Soccer / J. League Apr 15, 2013

Urawa Reds ease past Shonan Bellmare

Shinzo Koroki opens his Urawa Reds account as the former Asian club champions kept the pressure on early pacesetters Yokohama F Marinos with a routine 2-0 win over promoted Shonan Bellmare in the J-League on Sunday.

Soccer / J. League Apr 12, 2013

Arsenal to play Urawa in summer friendly

Former J. League and Asian club champions Urawa Reds will play English Premier League giants Arsenal in a home friendly this summer, local officials said Thursday. Arsenal will take on the Reds at Saitama Stadium 2002 on July 26, four days after playing Nagoya Grampus ...

Jeonbuk rallies past Urawa in Asian Champions League

Soccer / J. League Apr 4, 2013

Jeonbuk rallies past Urawa in Asian Champions League

Wasteful Urawa Reds paid the price of inaccuracy as the former champions allowed Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors to come from behind for a 3-1 win at Saitama Stadium in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. South Korean international Lee Dong Gook came off the bench to ...

Urawa routs Muangthong United in Asian Champions League

Soccer / J. League Mar 13, 2013

Urawa routs Muangthong United in Asian Champions League

Urawa Reds thrashed Thailand's 10-man Muangthong United 4-1 for their first victory in the Asian Champions League in five years on Tuesday. Goals from Yosuke Kashiwagi, Kunimitsu Sekiguchi and Genki Haraguchi and a Muangthong own goal sent Reds to their first points in Group F ...