Consadole Sapporo beats Yokohama F Marinos 3-0 in J-League

TOKYO — Thai playmaker Chanathip Songkrasin, Akito Fukumori and Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes scored first-half goals to lead Consadole Sapporo to a 3-0 win over Yokohama F Marinos in the J-League on Saturday.

Chanathip beat Marinos goalkeeper Hiroki Iikura in the fourth minute on a right-foot shot from the middle of the penalty area.

Fukumori doubled the lead five minutes later with a superb free kick and Lopes completed the scoring on a header in the 29th minute as Sapporo improved to 12 points, eight behind leader FC Tokyo.

In other matches, Shinzo Koroki converted a penalty in the 10th minute as Urawa Reds edged Vissel Kobe 1-0.

Midfielder Yasuhito Endo netted a 71st-minute equalizer as Gamba Osaka held on for a 1-1 draw against promoted Oita Trinita.

Daizen Maeda scored his first goal as promoted Matsumoto Yamaga beat last-place Sagan Tosu 1-0 while Kashima Antlers beat Vegalta Sendai 1-0.

Diego Oliveira grabbed a second-half winner as FC Tokyo beat Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1-0 on Friday.

___

More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/apf-Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

You may also like these

Messi will miss Argentina friendly vs Brazil in...

Sep 24, 2018

Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Brazil on Oct. 16 in Saudi Arabia

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa...

May 21, 2019

Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while...

Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before...

May 24, 2017

With retired greats Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in the lineup, Liverpool beat Sydney FC 3-0...

Australia coach's future uncertain ahead of...

Oct 11, 2017

Football Federation Australia says it is awaiting confirmation of dates for the Socceroos' matches...

World Cup spy: Honduras accuses Aussies of clumsy...

Nov 14, 2017

Honduras coach Jorge Luis Pinto has accused Australia of an "embarrassing" espionage attempt after...

Sign up now!