J-League leaders Kawasaki Frontale were lucky to escape with a point at lowly Albirex Niigata on Saturday as the obdurate northern Japanese held the visitors to a goalless draw....
Kawasaki Frontale withstood a late barrage to draw 1-1 at home with Kashima Antlers on Saturday, but two dropped points saw them lose top spot in the J-League....
The pent-up fraustration of Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima exploded Sunday when they smashed Omiya Ardija 5-1 away for their first win of the J-League season....
Kashima Antlers upset Gamba Osaka 1-0 on Sunday to complete the first round of a new J-League season which has already been overshadowed by China's mega-rich Super League....
Two-time Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima rounded out the J-League second stage in style by smashing five unanswered goals past Shonan Bellmare on Sunday....