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Koroki lifts Kashima over Kyoto in J-League

Koroki lifts Kashima over Kyoto in J-League

Shinzo Koroki scored one goal and set up another Saturday to lead defending champion Kashima Antlers to a 2-1 win over Kyoto Sanga in the J-League's first division.
Brazilian Diego gave Kyoto a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute, before Ryuta Sasaki found the equalizer in the 84th off a pass from Kuroki.
Kuroki scored the winner in the final minute of regulation, slotting home from four meters.
It was the second time this season that Kuroki has scored in the final minute of regulation time to give his team a win.
On March 22, he scored in the 89th minute to lift Kashima to a 2-1 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
In other matches, Yasuhito Endo scored from a penalty three minutes into the second half as Gamba Osaka salvaged a 2-2 draw with Hiroshima.
South Korean forward Cho Jae-jin opened the scoring for Gamba in the 25th minute, but Hiroshima took a 2-1 lead on goals by Yojiro Takahagi and Hisato Sato just before halftime.
Brazilian Vitor Junior and Hiroyuki Taniguchi scored in the first half and South Korean Chong Tese added another after the break as Kawasaki Frontale rallied from a goal down to defeat Nagoya Grampus 3-1.
Japan international Kisho Yano scored his second goal of the season in stoppage time to lift Albirex Niigata to a 2-1 win over Yokohama F Marinos.
Brazil's Marcio Richardes gave Niigata an early lead with a header in the 36th minute and Yokohama defender Yuzo Kurihara scored an equalizer 10 minutes after the break before Yano's late winner.
Niigata remained atop the league standings with 10 points after four games. Kashima is one back with nine.
Urawa Reds defeated Oita Trinita 1-0 on an own goal by Oita defender Masato Morishige.


Updated : 2021-10-20 16:06 GMT+08:00