TOKYO (AP) " Tadanari Lee and Shinzo Koroki scored late in the second half on Saturday as Urawa Reds maintained its lead in the J-League's second stage standings with a 3-1 win over FC Tokyo.
Urawa equalized on Lee's 10th goal of the season in the 76th minute and took the lead eight minutes later on an own-goal.
Koroki sealed the win on a header with four minutes remaining in regulation.
Urawa improved to 28 points, two ahead of Gamba Osaka which beat Nagoya Grampus 3-1.
Kawasaki Frontale dropped to third place on 25 points after a 3-2 loss to Omiya Ardija. First-stage winners Kashima Antlers beat Jubilo Iwata 3-0.
Defending champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Sagan Tosu 3-2 while Yokohama F. Marinos defeated Albirex Niigata 3-1.
This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings