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Urawa Red Diamonds vs Gamba Osaka 16 October 2021 Match Preview

Urawa Red Diamonds vs Gamba Osaka 2021 J1 Season Round 32 Saitama Stadium 2002 Saturday 16 October 2021 Kick Off: 15:00 (JST) J1 is back after the international break and we’ve got a monumental clash in store between two of the country’s biggest draws, Urawa Red Diamonds and Gamba Osaka. You’re probably aware that both […]

Scouting J2

No Gamba game this week due to the international break (probably just as well for my sanity), so I thought rather than take a rest I’d do something a bit different. First, when you look below you’ll find updated versions of the J1 stats tables I put out just after the closure of the summer […]

Gamba Osaka vs Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 2 October 2021 Match Preview

Gamba Osaka vs Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo 2021 J1 Season Round 31 Panasonic Stadium Suita Saturday 2 October 2021 Kick Off: 19:00 (JST) Welcome to blog post #100 – thanks to everyone who’s helped me get this far! Gamba’s 2-1 victory over Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday bought some crucial breathing space at the bottom of the […]

Gamba Osaka vs Kashiwa Reysol 26 September 2021 Match Preview

Gamba Osaka vs Kashiwa Reysol 2021 J1 Season Round 30 Panasonic Stadium Suita Sunday 26 September 2021 Kick Off: 19:00 (JST) It’s the first leg of a crucial home double-header for Gamba this weekend as they host fellow surprise strugglers Kashiwa Reysol on Sunday night. The outcome of this game and next Saturday’s encounter with […]

Kashima Antlers vs Gamba Osaka 18 September 2021 Match Preview

Kashima Antlers vs Gamba Osaka 2021 J1 Season Round 29 Kashima Soccer Stadium Saturday 18 September 2021 Kick Off: 18:00 (JST) Two of J1’s perennial heavyweights step into the ring for this contest looking to make amends for damaging results suffered last weekend. Antlers were downed 3-0 at home by a rampant Avispa Fukuoka while […]

Gamba Osaka vs Vegalta Sendai 12 September 2021 Match Preview

Gamba Osaka vs Vegalta Sendai 2021 J1 Season Round 28 Panasonic Stadium Suita Sunday 12 September 2021 Kick Off: 18:30 (JST) The international break is over and the Levain Cup quarter-finals are done and dusted, now it’s time for the first full slate of J1 games this month. Gamba Osaka host Vegalta Sendai in a […]

Ask @BlogGamba

I believe it was Jon Steele who said to me ahead of my J-Talk: Extra Time debut, “the thing about opening the floor to questions is that people might ask some,” and I must admit I’ve been taken aback by the volume and quality of inquiries that have come my way over the past few […]

Gamba Osaka vs Cerezo Osaka 28 August 2021 Match Preview

Gamba Osaka vs Cerezo Osaka 2021 J1 Season Round 27 Panasonic Stadium Suita Saturday 28 August 2021 Kick Off: 19:00 (JST) Quick Note – By the time you read this article, Cerezo boss Levir Culpi may have been relieved of his duties by the club. I decided not to tamper with the original text because, […]

Yokohama FC vs Gamba Osaka 25 August 2021 Match Preview

Yokohama FC vs Gamba Osaka 2021 J1 Season Round 26 NHK Spring Mitsuzawa Football Stadium Wednesday 25 August 2021 Kick Off: 19:00 (JST) Gamba make the two hour journey east along the Tokaido Shinkansen to face J1’s bottom side Yokohama FC this Wednesday in a match that arguably has more significance for the home side, […]

Gamba Osaka vs FC Tokyo 21 August 2021 Match Preview

Gamba Osaka vs FC Tokyo 2021 J1 Season Round 25 Panasonic Stadium Suita Saturday 21 August 2021 Kick Off: 19:00 (JST) Gamba’s Summer Expo is back for the first time since 2019 so you may notice the home side wearing a different shade of blue than usual and the 5,000 fans permitted inside the Panasonic […]


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