2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-5-2, 5th in Japanese J League
Iniesta gets cake for Kobe contract extension on his birthday (0:33)
Iniesta scores as Vissel Kobe reach AFC Champions League quarters (1:22)
Photo by Han Myung-Gu/Getty Images
1yJohn 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.

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1yJohn 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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2ySam 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.

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2yAssociated 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.

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3yJohn Duerden

Vissel player suspended for Iniesta injury leak

Club said Shunki Takahashi had told a friend via instant messaging that Iniesta, who joined in May, would not appear against Urawa Reds on Sept. 23.

2021 J Lge Ladder

Kawasaki Frontale161330+2942
Nagoya Grampus161024+732
Yokohama F. Marinos12831+1727
Sagan Tosu14833+1427
Vissel Kobe13652+623
Avispa Fukuoka14644+122
Kashima Antlers13634+721
Cerezo Osaka14635+421
Sanfrecce Hiroshima15564+221
Urawa Red Diamonds13625-420
Consadole Sapporo12435+115
Shonan Bellmare13364015
FC Tokyo13436-715
Tokushima Vortis14428-714
Kashiwa Reysol13418-313
Shimizu S-Pulse13265-512
Oita Trinita12228-118
Gamba Osaka10145-67
Vegalta Sendai13148-177
Yokohama FC130310-283

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference66th
Goals Scored18Tied-8th
Goals Conceded12Tied-4th