Kashima Antlers led the J-League after defeating its host Cerezo Osaka 3-0 today, Friday, in the tenth stage of the competition.
Kashima Antlers won their match against Cerezo Osaka with three goals scored by Yuma Suzuki, Yuta Matsumura and Arthur Kaek in the sixth, 14 and 90 minutes.
Kashima Antlers, led by former Al-Ahly coach Rene Weiler, rose to 22 points to rise to the top, two points ahead of second-placed Kawasaki Frontale, while Cerezo Osaka’s balance froze at 13 points in ninth place.
In other matches that took place today, Sagan Tosu beat Kashiwa Reysol 4-1, Consadole Sapporo beat Shonan Bellmer with a clean goal, and Avispa Fukuoka beat Kyoto Sanga with the same score, while Sanfrecce Hiroshima tied Shimizu S Pulse 2-2.
Sagan Tosu also beat its host Kashiwa Reysol 4-1 to raise the first score to 15 points in fifth place, and Kashiwa Reysol’s balance freezes at 16 points in fourth place.
The four goals of Sagan Tosu, Fushi Honda, Masaya Tashiro, Akito Fukuta and Nanasai Lino in the 27th, 45th, 64th and 82nd minutes, while Mao Hosuya scored the only goal for Kashiwa Reysol in the 55th minute.
Sanfrecce Hiroshima tied Shimizu S-Pulse 2-2, bringing the first to 14 points in eighth place, while Shimizu’s balance rose to nine points in 16th place.
Shimizu advanced with a goal scored by Thiago Santana in the 20th minute, then Sanfrecce Hiroshima tied with a goal by Tsukasa Morishima in the 68th minute.
Then Shimizu scored the second goal for Santana in the 70th minute, but Yoshifumi Kashiwa scored the equalizer for Sanfris Hiroshima in the 80th minute.
Consadole Sapporo beat Shonan Pelmer with a single goal scored by Daiki Suga in the 52nd minute, to raise Consadole Sapporo’s score to 13 points in tenth place, and Shonan Pelmer’s balance freezes at six points in 17th to last place.
Evispa Fukuoka also beat Kyoto Sanga with a clean goal, raising the first’s score to 11 points and jumping to eleventh place, while Kyoto Sanga’s balance froze at 15 points in seventh place.
The only goal of the match came in the 12th minute, scored by Yuya Yamagishi, striker Evespa Fukuoka.