Football: Shiotani strike sends Sanfrecce past winless Reysol


Former Japan defender Tsukasa Shiotani struck the winner as Sanfrecce Hiroshima edged winless Kashiwa Reysol 1-0 at home in the J-League first division on Sunday. Third last year, Hiroshima were winless in their first three games this season but have now ground out two straight victories to move up to ninth on eight points. With the hosts dominating, the decisive goal arrived in the 82nd minute at Edion Stadium when Makoto Mitsuta, whose late penalty sealed Sanfrecce's breakthrough win last weekend at Gamba Osaka, did well to keep hold of the ball under pressure outside the box. The versatile ...

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