Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga continued with his scoring exploits in Japan by grabbing the winner as Kashiwa
Reysol edged V-Varen Nagasaki 2-1 in a second-tier match at the Transcosmos Stadium in Nagasaki on Saturday.
too strong for Real Madrid Kashiwa
Reysol knocked out Real Madrid in a rematch of last year's clash at the same quarter-final stage of the Alkass International Cup.
Reysol players celebrate after scoring a goal against Real Madrid during quarter-final match at the under-17 Al Kass International Cup yesterday.
REYSOL v KASHIMA ANTLERS 10am KASHIMA ANTLERS are in touching distance of a first AFC Champions League title after their first-leg victory but they can firstly resume J-League duties with a win over Kashiwa
Reysol, writes Liam Flin.
Defenders: Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg), Hwang Seo-ho (iroshima), Kim Chang-soo (Kashiwa
Reysol), Kim Younggwon (Guangzhou), Kwak Tae-hwi (Al Hilal), Lee Yong (Ulsan Hyundai), Yun Sukyoung (QPR), Park Joo-ho (Mainz).
Kim Jin-su (Albirex Niigata), Hwang Seok-ho (Sanfrecce Hiroshima), Kim Chang-soo and Han Kook-young (Kashiwa
Reysol) are the J.League-based contingent, while there are five players from the top two tiers of English football - Ki Sung-yueng (Sunderland), Kim Bo-kyung (Cardiff), Park Chu-young (Watford, on loan from Arsenal), Yoon Suk-young (QPR) and Lee Chung-yong (Bolton).
AGENCE FANCE PRESSEBEIJING: Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande stormed into their first AFC Champions League final with a 4-0 rout and 8-1 aggregate win over a shell-shocked Kashiwa
Reysol in the semis on Wednesday.
Summary: Tokyo: Saudi Arabia's Al Shabab held Kashiwa
Reysol to a 1-1 away draw yesterday to ...
Qatar's Al Sadd beat J-League champions Kashiwa
Reysol 5-3 on penalties on Sunday to claim Asian bragging rights and third place at the Club World Cup after a 90-minute 0-0 stalemate.
The European champions Barca will be clear favourites against the Brazilians, who were sublime going forward but edgy at the back in their semi-final 3-1 defeat of Japanese side Kashiwa
Reysol on Wednesday.
Reysol have joined Al-Sadd in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup, where they meet Brazil's Santos, after beating Monterrey on penalties, 4-3, following a 1-1 draw.