Vegalta Sendai News and Features
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.
Urawa Reds Two goals in six minutes handed Megumu Yoshida his first league win in charge of Sagan Tosu, as they beat Omiya Ardija 3-1 on Saturday.
Kashima Antlers The J-League's two form teams - Kashima Antlers and FC Tokyo - will face vastly different challenges in round 21.
Kawasaki Frontale Kawasaki Frontale remain in the hunt at the top of the J-League after edging a nine-goal thriller 5-4 against Cerezo Osaka on Saturday.
Cerezo Osaka Former Germany international Cacau could make his Cerezo Osaka debut away to Kawasaki Frontale on Saturday.
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