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2013-03-09 [J League] Albirex Niigata 1-2 Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Posted by stefanole on 2013/03/10

Sanfrecce's stars at the Big Swan stadium. Photo from: http://www.chugoku-np.co.jp/News/Tn201303100037.html

Sanfrecce’s stars at the Big Swan stadium. Photo from: http://www.chugoku-np.co.jp/News/Tn201303100037.html

Sanfrecce won their first game of the 2013 J League season as they defeated a poor Albirex Niigata, who are quickly beginning to look like favorites for relegation. Read the rest of this entry »

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2009-09-26 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-2 Albirex Niigata

Posted by stefanole on 2009/10/01

HIRASHIGE looks back at the celebrating Niigata fans as Sanfrecce do the walk of shame - stefanole

HIRASHIGE looks back at the celebrating Niigata fans as Sanfrecce do the walk of shame - stefanole

Sanfrecce saw their hopes of a first J1 title dealt another blow as their historic unbeaten streak was halted by Albirex Niigata. The nine game streak was the longest Sanfrecce have gone unbeaten in J1 since the genesis of the J-League in 1993. Read the rest of this entry »

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2009-06-07 Sanfrecce 5-1 Albirex Niigata

Posted by stefanole on 2009/06/09

Not the eight goals I was hoping for, but I’ll take it.

Highlights are from a weekly roundup show. The highlights from this match start at 2:45.

The fifth goal was scored by debutant OSAKI Junya, fresh from Sanfrecce Youth (he wasn’t even included in the squad at the beginning of the season so he doesn’t appear in the fixture list booklet. According to the commentators he is in his final year of high school.) Through a happy set of circumstances involving a pair of free tickets, I have photos of all five Sanfrecce goals, so I will post them.

Sanfrecce need only one point in their next game against Jubilo Iwata this weekend to qualify for the next round of the Nabisco Cup.

Scorers:

0 – 1 5′ T. Matsushita
I. Takayanagi 8′ 1 – 1
K. Nakajima 14′ 2 – 1
Y. Kashiwagi 45′ 3 – 1
H. Sato 72′ 4 – 1
J. Osaki 86′ 5 – 1

TAKAYANAGI Issei makes it 1-1 - stefanole

TAKAYANAGI Issei makes it 1-1 - stefanole

NAKAJIMA Koji makes it 2-1 to Sanfrecce - stefanole

NAKAJIMA Koji makes it 2-1 to Sanfrecce - stefanole

KASHIWAGI Yosuke strikes the ball in from TAKAHAGI's layoff, 3-1 - stefanole

KASHIWAGI Yosuke strikes the ball in from TAKAHAGI's layoff, 3-1 - stefanole

SATO Hisato blasts the ball from close range to make it 4-1 - stefanole

SATO Hisato blasts the ball from close range to make it 4-1 - stefanole

Debutant OSAKI Junya wrong-foots the keeper to make it 5 - stefanole

Debutant OSAKI Junya wrong-foots the keeper to make it 5 - stefanole

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2009-04-18 Albirex Niigata 3-3 Sanfrecce

Posted by stefanole on 2009/04/19

Another well-won point away from home to one of the best teams in the J-League. The boys in violet fought back from 3-1 down with a reserve keeper after Sato went off injured. Promisingly, this result is Sanfrecce’s fourth unbeaten game on the run, and it looks good for the showdown with Frontale next weekend.

0 – 1 15′ H. Sato
Pedro Junior 22′ 1 – 1
Pedro Junior 30′ 2 – 1
Pedro Junior 43′ 3 – 1
3 – 2 55′ Y. Kashiwagi
3 – 3 73′ H. Oshima (OG)

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