Home > Sports > Soccer
  print button email button

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Marinos hold Barca to 3-3 draw

YOKOHAMA (Kyodo) Daisuke Oku converted a late penalty as J. League side Yokohama F. Marinos held Spanish League champion FC Barcelona to a 3-3 draw Sunday.

Daisuke Sakata and Hideo Oshima scored for the home side in the first half but Barcelona battled back twice through Ludovic Giuly and Thiago Motta to draw level at 2-2 on the stroke of halftime.

Osaka civil war

Gamba Osaka will meet rivals Cerezo Osaka in the J. League Nabisco Cup quarterfinals after the draw was held Monday by the eight teams and league chairman Masaru Suzuki.

The winner of what is being dubbed the "Osaka Derby" will face either the Yokohama F. Marinos or Omiya Ardija in the semifinal round of the tournament.

Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.