2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
17-9-6, 3rd in Japanese J League
Iniesta gets cake for Kobe contract extension on his birthday (0:33)
160d
Iniesta scores as Vissel Kobe reach AFC Champions League quarters (1:22)
315d
Photo by Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images
2yJohn Duerden

Iniesta's Vissel ban singing due to coronavirus

Vissel Kobe have told fans not to sing, chant or wave flags in their season-opening clash with Yokohama FC due to the spread of coronavirus.

Masashi Hara/Getty Images
2yJohn Duerden

Nine straight pen misses as Iniesta lifts cup

Vissel Kobe and Yokohama F Marinos missed nine consecutive spot kicks in the deciding penalty shootout as Andres Iniesta's team eventually won.

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3ySam Marsden

Samper confirms Barca departure after 18 years

Sergi Samper, who has made one appearance this season, said his desire to play regular football again was the main reason behind his decision.

Etsuo Hara/Getty Images
3yAssociated Press

Iniesta explains photo that prompted backlash

Andres Iniesta released a statement explaining a social media post that prompted criticism because of a photo that included two people in blackface.

2021 J Lge Ladder

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale322561+4881
Yokohama F. Marinos322264+4072
Vissel Kobe321796+2160
Nagoya Grampus321769+1157
Urawa Red Diamonds321679+455
Kashima Antlers3216511+1953
Sagan Tosu3214108+952
Avispa Fukuoka3213712+446
FC Tokyo3213712+246
Sanfrecce Hiroshima3211129+745
Consadole Sapporo3212614-442
Cerezo Osaka3210913-239
Kashiwa Reysol3211417-1137
Gamba Osaka329716-1434
Shimizu S-Pulse3271114-1532
Tokushima Vortis328519-2029
Shonan Bellmare3251314-728
Oita Trinita327619-2527
Yokohama FC326719-3925
Vegalta Sendai3241117-2823

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference213rd
Goals Scored514th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded30Tied-4th