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13-9-10, 6th in Japanese J1 League
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169dRob Brooks

More to come in Nabbout's fairy-tale run

Three years ago, Andrew Nabbout was released by a club in Malaysia's second division. Now he's earnt his spot in Australia's 23-man World Cup squad.

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259dAAP

Nabbout joins Urawa Red Diamonds

Newcastle Jets attacker Andrew Nabbout says leaving the A-League club for Japan is bittersweet but it's an opportunity he can't pass up.

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342dESPN staff

Mauricio bags brace in Urawa win

Urawa Red Diamonds claimed fifth place in the Club World Cup playoff on Tuesday, with a 3-2 win over Morocco's Wydad Casablanca.

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345dESPN staff

Al Jazira book CWC date with Real Madrid

Al Jazira set up a FIFA Club World Cup semifinal against European champions Real Madrid as they beat Urawa Red Diamonds 1-0 in Abu Dhabi.

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359dMichael Church

Silva strike secures ACL crown for Urawa

Rafael Silva's late goal secured Urawa Red Diamonds' first Asian Champions League crown in a decade as the J-League side defeated Al Hilal.

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361dMichael Church

ACL final: Al Hilal lose Eduardo vs. Urawa

A knee injury has ruled out Al Hilal midfielder Carlos Eduardo from the second leg of the AFC Champions League final against Urawa Reds on Saturday.

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366dMichael Church

Da Silva strikes in Urawa draw vs. Al Hilal

Rafael Da Silva earned Urawa Red Diamonds the narrowest of advantages over Al Hilal with an away goal in their 1-1 AFC Champions League draw.

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366dMichael Church

Urawa eye ACL final win at Al Hilal

Urawa Reds hope to take a stride towards ending a 10-year continental title drought in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final vs. Al Hilal.

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397dMichael Church

Urawa knock out SIPG, advance to ACL final

Shanghai SIPG were knocked out of the AFC Champions League after Rafael Silva's 11th-minute goal helped Urawa Reds win their semi 2-1 on aggregate.

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398dMichael Church

Villas-Boas expects aggressive ACL semi

Andre Villas-Boas is expecting an attacking game as Shanghai SIPG play Urawa Red Diamonds with a place in the Asian Champions League final at stake.

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398dMichael Church

ACL SF: Hulk to return for SIPG vs. Urawa

Hulk is set to return for Shanghai SIPG as they attempt to see off Urawa Red Diamonds in the semifinal, second leg, of the 2017 AFC Champions League.

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418dMichael Church

ACL SF: Hulk scores as SIPG held by Urawa

Hulk was on target, but Shanghai SIPG were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan in the AFC Champions League semifinal first leg.

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432dMichael 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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453dMichael 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.

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461dAssociated Press

Chapecoense fall to Japan's Urawa Reds

Yuki Abe scored a penalty with two minutes left to give J-League side Urawa Reds a 1-0 victory over Brazil's Chapecoense.

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531dMichael 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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537dMichael Church

ACL: Elkeson strikes as Shanghai advance

Elkeson opened the scoring as Shanghai SIPG won 3-2 against Jiangsu Suning for a 5-3 aggregate victory in an AFC Champions League second-round match.

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544dMichael Church

Hulk powers Shanghai SIPG to ACL win

Hulk provided a goal and an assist as Shanghai SIPG beat Jiangsu Suning in a Round of 16 first-leg tie in the AFC Champions League on Wednesday.

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572dMichael 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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572dAAP

ACL: Western Sydney hit for six by Urawa

2014 winners Western Sydney Wanderers were eliminated from the 2017 AFC Champions League after suffering a 6-1 thrashing away to Japan's Urawa Reds.

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587dJohn Duerden

ACL: Oscar misses two pens in SIPG loss

Shanghai SIPG dropped their first points of the 2017 ACL when they lost 1-0 to Urawa Reds in Japan after ex-Chelsea star Oscar missed two penalties.

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588dMichael Church

Hulk faces fitness test before Urawa clash

Hulk will undergo a late fitness test after travelling to Japan with Shanghai SIPG for their Asian Champions League clash with Urawa Red Diamonds.

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614dMichael Church

AVB: Shanghai weren't complacent

Andre Villas-Boas denied complacency almost cost his Shanghai SIPG team a third straight win in the group stages of the Asian Champions League.

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636dAAP

Urawa thrash Western Sydney in ACL

Western Sydney opened their Asian Champions League campaign in dismal fashion with a 4-0 group-stage thrashing by Japanese giants Urawa Red Diamonds.

RankingsJapanese J1 League

Goal Difference123rd
Goals Scored47Tied-5th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded356th