J-League leaders Kawasaki Frontale were lucky to escape with a point at lowly Albirex Niigata on Saturday as the obdurate northern Japanese held the visitors to a goalless draw....
Former Japan striker Hisato Sato set a new J-League scoring record Sunday when he netted the 158th goal of his career in Sanfrecce Hiroshima's 1-1 draw at Nagoya Grampus....
Two-time Japanese champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima rounded out the J-League second stage in style by smashing five unanswered goals past Shonan Bellmare on Sunday....
Urawa Reds preserved their unbeaten record with a 2-1 home win over Yokohama F-Marinos to go a point clear at the top of the J-League on Saturday....
Table-topping Urawa Reds heaped more misery on Tokushima Vortis in their first season in Japan's top flight with a 2-0 win on Wednesday that left the islanders hopelessly adrift in the drop zone....