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Yoshinori Muto scores as FC Tokyo beats Shonan Bellmare 1-0 in J-League


TOKYO — Yoshinori Muto scored his fourth goal of the season as FC Tokyo beat Shonan Bellmare 1-0 in the J-League on Sunday.

The win moved Tokyo joint top on 11 points with Urawa Reds, who were held 1-1 against Kawasaki Frontale after Zlatan Ljubijankic scored an 89th-minute equalizer for Reds.

In other matches, Fabio equalized in the 93rd minute as Yokohama F Marinos earned a point in a 1-1 draw with Vegalta Sendai. Goals in each half from Kengo Kawamata and Kisho Yano gave Nagoya Grampus a 2-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

Masato Kudo sealed a 3-1 win for Kashiwa Reysol over promoted Matsumoto Yamaga.

Takashi Usami scored twice as treble winners Gamba Osaka won 3-2 away over Shimizu S-Pulse, while Daisuke Ishizu also grabbed a brace as Vissel Kobe trounced Ventforet Kofu 4-1.

Yohei Toyoda scored as Sagan Tosu beat Montedio Yamagata 1-0.

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