2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
25-6-1, 1st in Japanese J League
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2yReuters

Lampard finds positives in Kawasaki defeat

Frank Lampard spoke of his excitement at working with Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount following Chelsea's 1-0 preseason defeat against Kawasaki Frontale.

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4yAAP

Barbarouses fires late winner for Victory

A brilliant late strike from Melbourne Victory's Kosta Barbarouses has sealed a stunning 1-0 Asian Champions League win over Kawasaki Frontale.

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4yAAP

Victory to 'dictate terms' against Kawasaki

Melbourne Victory are pinning their AFC Champions League hopes on a bold, attacking strategy against Kawasaki Frontale in Tuesday's pivotal clash.

Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
4yMichael Church

Urawa Reds progress to ACL semifinals

Urawa Reds progressed to the Asian Champions League semifinals after beating Kawasaki Frontale 4-1 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.

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4yMichael Church

Kawasaki outclass Urawa in ACL quarters

Kawasaki Frontale took a big step towards a first AFC Champions League semifinal with a 3-1 victory over Urawa Reds in a quarterfinal, first leg.

Home United FC
4yMichael Church

AFC Cup: Home Utd's tough draw to glory

Singapore's Home United will take on Ceres-Negros in the AFC Cup Zonal final in August, with the winners facing AFC Cup runners up FC Istiklol next.

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4yJohn Duerden

ACL: Guangzhou, Kawasaki into last eight

A second-half goal by Paulinho took Guangzhou Evergrande into the last eight of the AFC Champions League, despite a 2-1 second-leg loss at Kashima.

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4yPaul Murphy

Muang Thong blow lead against Kawasaki

Teerasil Dangda gave Muang Thong a first-half lead, but the Thais were over run by Kawasaki 3-1 in their R16 AFC Champions League first leg at home.

LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images
4yJohn Duerden

ACL: Paulinho gives Guangzhou R16 edge

A 75th-minute goal by Brazil midfielder Paulinho gave Guangzhou Evergrande victory over Kashima in an AFC Champions League Round of 16 first leg tie.

Paul Murphy ESPN FC
4yPaul Murphy

Muang Thong can upset Kawasaki - Kawin

Despite domestic woes, head coach Totchtawan Sripan says Muang Thong United are ready to make history as they target a place in the ACL quarterfinals.

Paul Murphy ESPN FC
4yPaul Murphy

Muang Thong have nothing to fear

Thai underdogs Muang Thong United have nothing to fear, despite entering new ground in the AFC Champions League knockout stages, writes Paul Murphy.

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4yJohn Duerden

ACL: Goulart brace enough for Guangzhou

A brace by Ricardo Goulart gave Guangzhou Evergrande a 2-2 draw with Suwon Bluewings and a place in the knockout stages of the AFC Champions League.

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4yJohn Duerden

ACL: Guangzhou romp, Adelaide comeback

Powered by their Brazil imports, Guangzhou Evergrande won 5-0 at Hong Kong's Eastern SC on Tuesday night to go top of AFC Champions League Group G.

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 Difference481st
Goals Scored69Tied-1st
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded211st