2018 Season

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3rd in Japanese J1 League
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25dReuters

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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32dReuters

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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309dAAP

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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315dAAP

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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416dAssociated 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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596dJohn 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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603dJohn 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.

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615dPaul 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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616dMichael 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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630dMichael 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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644dJohn 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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673dAAP

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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674dAAP

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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687dPaul 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

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687dJohn 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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759dDermot Corrigan

Ronaldo ends 2016 in style as Real win CWC

Cristiano Ronaldo added the Club World Cup to the Ballon d'Or, Champions League and European Championship to cap an incredible 2016 for the Real star.

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759dPA Sport

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to CWC win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Kashima Antlers 4-2 after extra time and win the Club World Cup.

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760dAssociated Press

Ramos set to play Club World Cup final

Sergio Ramos is set to return for Real Madrid in the Club World Cup final against Kashima Antlers on Sunday.

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760dJohn Duerden

Kashima with nothing to lose against Real

Real Madrid will fancy their chances vs. Kashima Antlers in the Club World Cup final, but the J.League team's presence here is a victory nonetheless.

RankingsJapanese J1 League

Goal Difference114th
Goals Scored506th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded39Tied-7th