Tokyo News and Features
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Sanfrecce Hiroshima and Vissel Kobe will be out to take a grip of second spot in the J-League as Kashima Antlers visit Kashiwa Reysol.
Tokushima Vortis Tokushima Vortis finally recorded their first points of the J-League season as they beat Ventforet Kofu 1-0 on Tuesday.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima face a stern test against Sagan Tosu on Tuesday as they seek to get back on track in the J.League.
Kashima Antlers Kashima Antlers moved to the top of the J.League on Saturday with a comfortable 3-0 victory at defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
Albirex Niigata Vissel Kobe came from behind twice to win 3-2 at Kashima Antlers and move top of the J.League.
Albirex Niigata With second facing third in the J.League this weekend, Sanfrecce Hiroshima are able to extend their lead at the top against Albirex Niigata.
Albirex Niigata Susumu Watanabe made a dream start to his reign as Vegalta Sendai coach by masterminding a 2-0 J.League win at Yokohoma F. Marinos.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima Sanfrecce Hiroshima can return to the J.League summit if they continue to recover from last month's mini-wobble on Saturday.
Albirex Niigata Kawasaki Frontale kept up their fine recent form on Sunday, condemning Tokushima Vortis to a sixth consecutive top-flight defeat.
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