2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
13-7-12, 9th in Japanese J League
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3yJohn Duerden, Asia correspondent

FC Tokyo to hire Andres Iniesta impersonator

Iniesta arrived in Japan from Barcelona last month but, after two J-League appearances, has returned to Spain for a few days.

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4yPaul Murphy

Jakkit first Thai to score in J.League

FC Tokyo Under-23 winger Jakkit Wachpirom has made history by becoming the first player from Thailand to score in the J.League.

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5yJohn Duerden

J.League kicks off with China in sight

The 207 J.League started over the weekend with hopes of regaining the spotlight from the Chinese Super League as Asia's top domestic competition.

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5yAssociated Press

FC Tokyo win to open ACL knockout stage

Kota Mizunuma scored twice as FC Tokyo opened the Round of 16 in the Asian Champions League with a 2-1 win over Shanghai SIPG on Tuesday.

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6yAssociated Press

AFC CL: Urawa Red Diamonds reach last 16

Japanese club Urawa Red Diamonds advanced to the round of 16 of the Asian Champions League after playing out a goalless draw against Sydney FC.

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6yESPN staff

FC Tokyo sign 'Japanese Messi'

The 13-year-old Kubo signed with Barcelona in 2011 to train at La Masia academy but had to return to Japan after the club's transfer ban.

7yMiguel Delaney

Mourinho coy on Chelsea's Muto interest

Jose Mourinho has remained coy about Chelsea's reported bid for FC Tokyo forward Yoshinori Muto but said the club would never sign a player out of purely commercial interests.

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7yESPN staff

Chelsea bid for FC Tokyo's Muto

Naoki Ogane confirmed that the London club have put in a bid for Muto for a fee reported to be in the £4 million region.

2021 J Lge Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale322561+4881
Yokohama F. Marinos322264+4072
Vissel Kobe321796+2160
Nagoya Grampus321769+1157
Urawa Red Diamonds321679+455
Kashima Antlers3216511+1953
Sagan Tosu3214108+952
Avispa Fukuoka3213712+446
FC Tokyo3213712+246
Sanfrecce Hiroshima3211129+745
Consadole Sapporo3212614-442
Cerezo Osaka3210913-239
Kashiwa Reysol3211417-1137
Gamba Osaka329716-1434
Shimizu S-Pulse3271114-1532
Tokushima Vortis328519-2029
Shonan Bellmare3251314-728
Oita Trinita327619-2527
Yokohama FC326719-3925
Vegalta Sendai3241117-2823

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference210th
Goals Scored425th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded40Tied-11th