Soccer: F Marinos squeak past Vortis for 4th straight win

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Yokohama F Marinos did all the little things, but still needed an own goal on Sunday to scrape out a 1-0 win at Tokushima Vortis in the J-League first division. Currently second in the league, Marinos moved to 40 points with their fourth straight win, thanks to a 27th-minute own goal off a Marcos Junior corner. The ball from the right corner went past the far post, where defender Shinnosuke Hatanaka blasted it toward the goal. The ball rocketed off a defender and into the net in a half the visitors clearly dominated at Pocari Sweat Stadium. "Marcos gave me a good ball to work with," Hatanaka s...

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