2021 Season

2021 Schedule
15-8-15, 9th in Japanese J League
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3yJohn 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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4yPaul Murphy

Jakkit first Thai to score in J.League

FC Tokyo Under-23 winger Jakkit Wachpirom has made history by becoming the first player from Thailand to score in the J.League.

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5yJohn 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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6yAssociated Press

FC Tokyo win to open ACL knockout stage

Kota Mizunuma scored twice as FC Tokyo opened the Round of 16 in the Asian Champions League with a 2-1 win over Shanghai SIPG on Tuesday.

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6yAssociated Press

AFC CL: Urawa Red Diamonds reach last 16

Japanese club Urawa Red Diamonds advanced to the round of 16 of the Asian Champions League after playing out a goalless draw against Sydney FC.

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7yESPN staff

FC Tokyo sign 'Japanese Messi'

The 13-year-old Kubo signed with Barcelona in 2011 to train at La Masia academy but had to return to Japan after the club's transfer ban.

7yMiguel Delaney

Mourinho coy on Chelsea's Muto interest

Jose Mourinho has remained coy about Chelsea's reported bid for FC Tokyo forward Yoshinori Muto but said the club would never sign a player out of purely commercial interests.

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7yESPN staff

Chelsea bid for FC Tokyo's Muto

Naoki Ogane confirmed that the London club have put in a bid for Muto for a fee reported to be in the £4 million region.

2021 J Lge Table

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 Difference-4Tied-11th
Goals Scored495th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded5314th