2020 Schedule

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2020 Schedule
9-9-15, 11th in Japanese J League
Iniesta's Vissel Kobe stay perfect in AFC CL group play (2:30)
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280dJohn Duerden

Iniesta's Vissel ban singing due to coronavirus

Vissel Kobe have told fans not to sing, chant or wave flags in their season-opening clash with Yokohama FC due to the spread of coronavirus.

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294dJohn Duerden

Nine straight pen misses as Iniesta lifts cup

Vissel Kobe and Yokohama F Marinos missed nine consecutive spot kicks in the deciding penalty shootout as Andres Iniesta's team eventually won.

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2ySam Marsden

Samper confirms Barca departure after 18 years

Sergi Samper, who has made one appearance this season, said his desire to play regular football again was the main reason behind his decision.

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2yAssociated Press

Iniesta explains photo that prompted backlash

Andres Iniesta released a statement explaining a social media post that prompted criticism because of a photo that included two people in blackface.

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2yJohn Duerden

Vissel player suspended for Iniesta injury leak

Club said Shunki Takahashi had told a friend via instant messaging that Iniesta, who joined in May, would not appear against Urawa Reds on Sept. 23.

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2yJohn 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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2yReuters

Iniesta, Torres both lose on J-League debuts

Iniesta was a second-half substitute for Vissel Kobe's 3-0 loss, while Torres couldn't prevent Sagan Tosu - who are second-bottom - from losing 1-0.

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference-8Tied-12th
Goals Scored504th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded5817th