Teenager Reo Yasunaga powers Yokohama FC to win over Vissel

J. League Nov 8, 2020

Teenager Reo Yasunaga powers Yokohama FC to win over Vissel

Yokohama FC overcame an early deficit to beat Vissel Kobe 2-1 in the J. League first division Sunday thanks to an injury-time winner from 19-year-old substitute Reo Yasunaga. Kobe came out of the blocks aggressively at Nippatsu Mitsuzawa Stadium, with Andres Iniesta marshalling their attack. They ...

Yokohama FC beats Urawa through Yusuke Matsuo brace

J. League Sep 26, 2020

Yokohama FC beats Urawa through Yusuke Matsuo brace

by Dan Orlowitz

On Wednesday, a trio of aging superstars headlined Yokohama FC’s starting eleven in a valiant defeat against league-leading Kawasaki Frontale. On Saturday, it was time for the kids to step up, with Yusuke Matsuo scoring twice in a confident 2-0 win over Urawa Reds at ...

Yokohama FC beats S-Pulse to equal previous J1 record

J. League Aug 23, 2020

Yokohama FC beats S-Pulse to equal previous J1 record

Yokohama FC edged Shimizu S-Pulse 3-2 for a milestone win on Saturday, with 19-year-old dynamo Koki Saito opening the scoring before Yusuke Minagawa and Yusuke Matsuo added goals either side of halftime. Shota Kaneko and Ryo Takeuchi found the net for S-Pulse, who traded blows ...

Yokohama FC's Kazuyoshi Miura receives contract extension

Soccer / J. League Jan 11, 2020

Yokohama FC's Kazuyoshi Miura receives contract extension

Yokohama FC on Saturday announced a contract renewal for former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura, the world's oldest professional soccer player, which will take him into his 35th professional season. Miura, who turns 53 on Feb. 26, will start the upcoming season in the J. League ...