Tokyo News and Features
Ventforet Kofu Ventforet Kofu will attempt to make a swift escape from the relegation zone when they welcome Cerezo Osaka in the J-League on Wednesday.
Omiya Ardija Sanfrecce Hiroshima surrendered a three-goal lead as they slumped to a 3-3 draw at J-League strugglers Omiya Ardija on Saturday.
Sagan Tosu Urawa Reds and Sagan Tosu will resume their battle for top spot in the J-League when they return to action on Saturday.
Urawa Reds Urawa Reds climbed to the top of the J.League with a 1-0 victory over Cerezo Osaka in the last round of fixtures before a two-month hiatus.
Albirex Niigata Yokohama F. Marinos will return to the scene of last season's J.League title collapse when they travel to Kawasaki Frontale on Sunday.
Vegalta Sendai Vegalta Sendai clambered out of the J-League relegation zone with a 1-0 win at Cerezo Osaka on Saturday to make it third victories in a row.
Omiya Ardija The Saitama derby is the highlight of a J-League weekend which will be a last audition for a place in Japan's FIFA World Cup squad.
Tokushima Vortis Tokushima Vortis' misery continued on Tuesday when they were consigned to a 3-0 defeat by fellow J.League strugglers Gamba Osaka.
Ventforet Kofu Urawa Reds went top of the J.League at the weekend and they will attempt to stay there by beating Ventforet Kofu on Tuesday.
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