2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-4-7, 12th 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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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

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale211740+3655
Nagoya Grampus201145+937
Yokohama F. Marinos161042+1734
Sagan Tosu18963+1533
Avispa Fukuoka18855+229
Vissel Kobe17773+528
Urawa Red Diamonds17845+128
Kashima Antlers17836+827
Sanfrecce Hiroshima19685+226
Cerezo Osaka18657+223
Consadole Sapporo16646+222
FC Tokyo17647-522
Tokushima Vortis18549-719
Shonan Bellmare18396-318
Shimizu S-Pulse17368-815
Gamba Osaka15357-714
Kashiwa Reysol174211-914
Vegalta Sendai17359-1614
Oita Trinita163310-1212
Yokohama FC181413-327

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference-513th
Goals Scored22Tied-6th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded2718th