Reds look to change image in ACL final

Soccer / J. League Oct 19, 2017

Reds look to change image in ACL final

by Andrew McKirdy

Urawa Reds defender Tomoaki Makino hailed his team's composure and resilience after holding off star-studded Shanghai SIPG to book its place in the Asian Champions League final on Wednesday night. Rafael Silva scored in the 12th minute to give Urawa a 1-0 win over Shanghai ...

Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

Soccer / J. League Aug 15, 2017

Reds edge Brazilian club Chapecoense on late penalty

Sentimental favorite Chapecoense lost 1-0 to the Urawa Reds after a controversially awarded penalty in Tuesday's Suruga Bank Championship. Urawa won the penalty two minutes to time, when Zlatan Ljubijankic was brought down by Chapecoense captain Grolli much to the objection of the Brazilian visitors. Reds ...

Soccer Jun 7, 2017

Jeju's Baek to apologize to Urawa's Abe over elbow

Jeju United defender Baek Dong-gyu plans to visit Japan and apologize to Urawa Reds midfielder Yuki Abe after elbowing him in the face during a recent Asian Champions League encounter, Yonhap News Agency reported Wednesday. Baek, an unused substitute for the South Korean side a ...

Reds stroll past Gamba

Soccer / J. League Oct 2, 2016

Reds stroll past Gamba

by Andrew McKirdy

Urawa Reds moved top of the overall J. League table and exorcized a few demons along the way with a 4-0 win over Gamba Osaka on Saturday. Reds, who had lost their last four games against Gamba, took a sixth-minute lead at Saitama Stadium through ...

Former Leicester player Abe praises Okazaki

Soccer Apr 30, 2016

Former Leicester player Abe praises Okazaki

Ex-Leicester City midfielder Yuki Abe has hailed Shinji Okazaki's contribution to the Foxes as their Premier League season draws to a fairy-tale climax, and says he is not surprised that the Japan striker has become a hit at King Power Stadium. Leicester — 5,000-1 outsider ...