Kofu claim third win, Urawa draw
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Ventforet Kofu claimed just their third victory of the J.League season as they battled to a 2-1 win at Albirex Niigata.

Kofu were ahead four minutes before the break courtesy of Paulinho, but their lead lasted only seven minutes into the second half before Bruno Lopes levelled.

Katsuya Ishihara scored the winner 19 minutes from time, giving third-bottom Kofu a win which took them to within a point of their opponents.

It also took them level on points with fourth-bottom Urawa Red Diamonds, who played out a goalless draw at Montedio Yamagata.