2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
15-9-5, 3rd in Japanese J League
Iniesta gets cake for Kobe contract extension on his birthday (0:33)
136d
Iniesta scores as Vissel Kobe reach AFC Champions League quarters (1:22)
291d
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 Frontale292261+4472
Yokohama F. Marinos292054+3865
Vissel Kobe291595+1854
Nagoya Grampus301668+1154
Sagan Tosu291496+1551
Urawa Red Diamonds291568+751
Kashima Antlers3015510+1950
FC Tokyo3013710+446
Avispa Fukuoka2912710+343
Sanfrecce Hiroshima309129+439
Cerezo Osaka3010911039
Consadole Sapporo2911612-539
Kashiwa Reysol2910316-1133
Gamba Osaka298615-1130
Shimizu S-Pulse3061113-1529
Shonan Bellmare2951212-527
Tokushima Vortis296518-2223
Vegalta Sendai2941015-2522
Oita Trinita295618-2721
Yokohama FC294619-4218

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference164th
Goals Scored424th
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded26Tied-4th