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....
Departing veteran Archie Thompson extended his Melbourne Victory career when he struck a rare AFC Champions League goal to steer his team into the last 16 on Tuesday....
Brazilian forward Elkeson's double strike fired Shanghai SIPG to the top of their AFC Champions League group with a 2-1 win over Gamba Osaka on Tuesday....
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....
Brazilian striker Patric scored two classic poacher's goals as Gamba Osaka beat Urawa Reds to retain the Emperor's Cup on Friday....