Former Germany and Stuttgart striker Cacau scored the lone goal in Cerezo Osaka's 1-0 win over Urawa Reds at home Saturday, stopping the J-League leaders' winning streak at four matches....
Table toppers Urawa Reds continued their hot streak by overpowering Shimizu S-Pulse 4-1 on Saturday to stretch their advantage at the J-League summit to four points....
Nose-diving Japanese club Cerezo Osaka sacked their second manager of the season on Monday when they gave Italian Marco Pezzaiuoli the elbow after less than three months in charge....
Japan's World Cup striker Yoshito Okubo has been banned for two games by the J-League after smashing an advertising board in a fit of pique during a match last weekend...
Japanese club Yokohama F-Marinos were hit with a $48,000 fine by the J-League on Friday after a supporter racially abused a black player during a game last weekend....