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Vegalta Sendai's Takuma Nishimura transfers to CSKA Moscow

/ Aug 31, 2018

Vegalta Sendai's Takuma Nishimura transfers to CSKA Moscow

Vegalta Sendai forward Takuma Nishimura will make a full transfer to Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow, the J. League club announced Friday. It will be Nishimura's first stint with an overseas club, having spent his entire career with Vegalta since joining the J1 side ...

Vegalta's Takuma Nishimura on verge of move to CSKA Moscow

/ Aug 28, 2018

Vegalta's Takuma Nishimura on verge of move to CSKA Moscow

Vegalta Sendai forward Takuma Nishimura is poised for a move to Russian Premier League side CSKA Moscow, a source said Monday. The 21-year-old's 11 goals are tied for the most by a Japanese player in the J. League's first division this season. With negotiations between the ...

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

/ May 20, 2018

Naoki Ishihara helps Vegalta claim win over Antlers

Naoki Ishihara scored in the second minute to give Vegalta Sendai an early lead in a 2-1 win at Kashima Antlers in the J. League first division on Sunday. Ishihara opened the scoring when he converted a cross from midfielder Kunimitsu Sekiguchi directly in front ...

S-Pulse hold on to claim draw with Vegalta

/ Mar 18, 2018

S-Pulse hold on to claim draw with Vegalta

Shimizu S-Pulse fended off a persistent attack by visiting Vegalta Sendai for a 1-1 draw in the J. League first division on Sunday. Shimizu midfielder Shota Kaneko opened the scoring in the ninth minute, soaring a screamer over the head of Vegalta goalkeeper Kentaro Seki ...

Koroki scores twice as Urawa beats Sendai

/ 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 ...

Vegalta beat Tosu to boost survival chances

/ Sep 10, 2017

Vegalta beat Tosu to boost survival chances

Naoki Ishihara struck on either side of halftime as Vegalta Sendai defeated Sagan Tosu 4-1 to collect a crucial three points in the J. League survival race Sunday. In the only top-flight game of the day, Ishihara opened the scoring in the 11th minute before ...

Okuno strikes twice as Sendai stuns Kashima

/ Aug 30, 2017

Okuno strikes twice as Sendai stuns Kashima

Hiroaki Okuno struck twice in the second half as Vegalta Sendai stunned J. League champions Kashima Antlers 3-1 in the first leg of the Levain Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday. Yoshihiro Nakano broke the deadlock on the hour for Sendai, which is currently 12th in the ...