2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
11-8-3, 3rd in Japanese J League
Iniesta gets cake for Kobe contract extension on his birthday (0:33)
81d
Iniesta scores as Vissel Kobe reach AFC Champions League quarters (1:22)
235d
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.

Masashi Hara/Getty Images
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.

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 Frontale221840+3858
Yokohama F. Marinos201442+2346
Vissel Kobe221183+1441
Sagan Tosu221084+1538
Nagoya Grampus211146+737
Kashima Antlers221057+1235
FC Tokyo221057+135
Urawa Red Diamonds221057+135
Sanfrecce Hiroshima22796+230
Consadole Sapporo21858-129
Avispa Fukuoka22859-429
Cerezo Osaka21687+226
Gamba Osaka20659-523
Shimizu S-Pulse22589-823
Shonan Bellmare22499-521
Kashiwa Reysol226214-1020
Tokushima Vortis225512-1020
Vegalta Sendai213810-1717
Oita Trinita224414-1816
Yokohama FC222515-3711

RankingsJapanese J League

Goal Difference144th
Goals Scored35Tied-3rd
Assists0Tied-1st
Goals Conceded216th