Tokyo News and Features
Cerezo Osaka Cerezo Osaka gave their J-League survival hopes a boost and simultaneously dented Urawa Reds' title charge with a 1-0 win on Saturday.
Omiya Ardija Yoshito Okubo's hat-trick helped J-League high-flyers Kawasaki Frontale bring Omiya Ardija's mini-revival to an abrupt end on Tuesday.
Urawa Reds J-League leaders Urawa Reds will look to consolidate their position at the summit with victory at mid-table Albirex Niigata on Tuesday.
Gamba Osaka Gamba Osaka kept city rivals Cerezo in the relegation mire with a 2-0 derby win at the Expo '70 Commemorative Stadium on Saturday.
Cerezo Osaka J-League leaders Urawa Reds and Kawasaki Frontale face differing challenges as a high-stakes Osaka derby unfolds this weekend.
Urawa Reds Urawa Reds moved four points clear at the top of the J-League with a 4-1 victory over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday.
Kashima Antlers The J-League's chasing pack will look to bounce back from disappointing results when they return to action this weekend.
Urawa Reds Urawa Reds opened up daylight at the top of the J-League by crushing Omiya Ardija 4-0 as the rest of the top four all dropped points.
Sagan Tosu New Sagan Tosu boss Megumu Yoshida can keep the pressure on out-of-form J-League leaders Urawa Reds with another win on Saturday.
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