2021 Season

2021 Schedule
20-6-11, 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.

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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 Table

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale372872+5391
Yokohama F. Marinos372467+4778
Vissel Kobe3720107+2470
Kashima Antlers3720611+2566
Nagoya Grampus3719810+1465
Urawa Red Diamonds3718811+762
Sagan Tosu37161110+1059
Avispa Fukuoka37141112+553
FC Tokyo3715715-452
Consadole Sapporo3713915-348
Cerezo Osaka3713915-348
Sanfrecce Hiroshima37111313046
Gamba Osaka3712718-1643
Kashiwa Reysol3712520-1841
Shimizu S-Pulse3791216-1839
Shonan Bellmare3771515-536
Tokushima Vortis3710621-1936
Oita Trinita378821-2532
Vegalta Sendai3751319-3028
Yokohama FC376922-4427

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference253rd
Goals Scored613rd
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded36Tied-5th