J League Schedule Announced This Season FC Tokyo Away 8 Consecutive Seasons January 22 19:54
The J-League soccer announces the details of this season's schedule, and J1 FC Tokyo will be away for two consecutive years following the last season affected by the Rugby World Cup, as the home stadium will be the venue for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Game will continue for eight games.
The J League announced details of the schedule from J1 to J3 on the 22nd.
J1 will begin on the 21st of next month, but the league will be suspended from July 6 to August 13, including before and after the Games, due to the opening of the Tokyo Olympics. Was.
Among them, FC Tokyo is home to Tokyo Stadium in Chofu City, aka “Ajinomoto Stadium”, which will be the venue for the Tokyo Olympic Games, so there will be a break from Section 17 in June to Section 24 in August. Away matches will continue for eight consecutive games.
FC Tokyo also played the away stadium in the Rugby World Cup last year, with the Tokyo Stadium as the venue for the game for eight consecutive years in a row.
In addition, Kashima Antlers' home base, Kashima Stadium, will be the venue for the Tokyo Olympic Games, so from the 20th round of July to the 24th round of August, the game will be played away for five consecutive games, with a pause between the two games. Last season's champions, such as Yokohama F. Marinos and Urawa Reds, decided to play some of their home games in a stadium with a small capacity.
In addition, J2 and J3 were suspended for about three weeks from mid-July.