2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
21-6-11, 4th in Japanese J League
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2yAAP

Nabbout strike sends Victory into CL playoff

An Andrew Nabbout goal secured a memorable win for Melbourne Victory over Japanese Kashima Antlers to send them into the Champions League playoff.

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3yReuters

MLS-bound Martinez sees River to third at CWC

MLS-bound Gonzalo Martinez scored twice as River Plate secured third place in the Club World Cup with a 4-0 win against Kashima Antlers.

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3yReuters

Real Madrid to face Kashima in Club World Cup

Japan's Kashima Antlers recovered from a goal down to beat Mexico's Chivas Guadalajara 3-2 in their Club World Cup quarterfinal in the UAE.

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4yAAP

Sydney FC snatch vital draw in Kashima

Sydney FC drew 1-1 with Group H leaders Kashima Antlers in Japan, falling behind to another set piece before an improved second-half display.

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4yAAP

Kashima sink Sydney into AFC trouble

Sydney FC have left themselves with an Asian Champions League mountain to climb after a 2-0 home defeat to J-League powerhouse Kashima Antlers.

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4yAssociated Press

Antlers fail to win title with Kashiwa draw

Kashima Antlers missed a chance to secure their record ninth J-League title on Sunday after being held to a 0-0 draw at home against Kashiwa Reysol.

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5yJohn 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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5yJohn 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
5yPaul 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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5yMichael Church

ACL: Muang Thong Utd edged by Kashima

Despite a goal by Teerasil Dangda, Thailand's Muang Thong United lost 2-1 to Kashima Antlers to finish second in their AFC Champions League group.

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5yMichael Church

ACL: Hulk inspires SIPG, Kashima romp

Hulk inspired a Shanghai SIPG comeback win versus FC Seoul while Kashima Antlers won at Ulsan Hyundai in the AFC Champions League on Wednesday night.

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5yJohn Duerden

ACL: Guangzhou stumble again, Thais win

China's Guangzhou Evergrande drew 0-0 away to Kawasaki Frontale on Wednesday to slip into second place in Group G of the 2017 AFC Champions League.

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5yAAP

Kashima Antlers top ACL Group E

Kashima Antlers cruised to a 3-0 AFC Champions League Group E win over Brisbane Roar on Tuesday night.

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5yAAP

Brisbane Roar ready for Kashima test

A nine-day turnaround has John Aloisi confident that Brisbane Roar will be up for the fight against Kashim Antlers on Tuesday.

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5yPaul Murphy

ACL: Muang Thong United stun Kashima

Xisco Jimenez struck at the death to earn Muang Thong United a famous 2-1 win over Japanese champions Kashima Antlers in the ACL in Bangkok on Tuesday

2021 J Lge Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale382882+5392
Yokohama F. Marinos382477+4779
Vissel Kobe3821107+2673
Kashima Antlers3821611+2669
Nagoya Grampus3819910+1466
Urawa Red Diamonds3818911+763
Sagan Tosu38161111+859
Avispa Fukuoka38141212+554
FC Tokyo3815815-453
Consadole Sapporo3814915-251
Sanfrecce Hiroshima38121313+249
Cerezo Osaka3813916-448
Gamba Osaka3812818-1644
Shimizu S-Pulse38101216-1742
Kashiwa Reysol3812521-1941
Shonan Bellmare3871615-537
Tokushima Vortis3810622-2136
Oita Trinita389821-2435
Vegalta Sendai3851320-3128
Yokohama FC386923-4527

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference26Tied-3rd
Goals Scored62Tied-3rd
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded36Tied-5th