Football: Dominant Marinos increase J1 lead with 4-1 win over Shonan

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Anderson Lopes scored a goal in each half to help Yokohama F Marinos tighten their grip on first place with a dominant 4-1 victory over struggling Shonan Bellmare in the J-League top flight Sunday.

The defending champions logged their sixth straight win to move up to 42 points, four points clear of second-place Nagoya Grampus, while Lopes took his J1-best tally to 15 goals with his sixth brace of the season.

Last-place Shonan, meanwhile, extended their losing streak to four games and remain without a win in their past 13 outings.

After Ken Matsubara opened the scoring from long range, Lopes ma...

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