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Dangda leads Hiroshima over Nagasaki in J-League

Dangda leads Hiroshima over Nagasaki in J-League

TOKYO (AP) — Thailand international Teerasil Dangda scored his third goal of the season on Saturday as first-place Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat V-Varen Nagasaki 2-0 in the J-League.

Teerasil opened the scoring in the 52nd minute after a cross from Takuya Wada. Sho Sasaki doubled the lead six minutes later with a header off Kosei Shibasaki's corner.

The defeat ended a four-game winning streak for Nagasaki.

Sanfrecce has a six-point lead over second-place FC Tokyo which beat Nagoya Grampus 3-2 with goals from Diego Oliveira (2) and Kensuke Nagai.

Defending champions Kawasaki Frontale won 2-1 away thanks to Yu Kobayashi's 88th-minute winner against 10-man Vissel Kobe.

Toshiki Ishikawa's goal in the 30th minute gave Shonan Bellmare a 1-0 win over Urawa Reds, winless in two matches under new head coach Oswaldo Oliveira.

Shimizu S-Pulse beat Kashiwa Reysol 2-1, and Jubilo Iwata and Cerezo Osaka finished in a 1-1 draw.

Updated : 2021-08-01 19:35 GMT+08:00