2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
4-3-5, 11th 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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3yPaul 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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4yJohn 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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5yAssociated 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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5yAssociated 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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6yESPN 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.

6yMiguel 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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6yESPN 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 Ladder

Kawasaki Frontale141220+2738
Nagoya Grampus14923+829
Sagan Tosu13823+1426
Yokohama F. Marinos11731+1524
Vissel Kobe12651+823
Cerezo Osaka13634+521
Avispa Fukuoka13544019
Sanfrecce Hiroshima13454+117
Urawa Red Diamonds12525-617
Kashima Antlers11434+215
FC Tokyo12435-415
Tokushima Vortis13427-614
Kashiwa Reysol12417-213
Consadole Sapporo11335012
Shonan Bellmare12264-212
Shimizu S-Pulse12255-511
Oita Trinita11227-98
Gamba Osaka8143-37
Vegalta Sendai11137-156
Yokohama FC120210-282

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference-414th
Goals Scored17Tied-7th
Goals Conceded2118th