Omiya Ardija's 21-game non-losing streak came to an end Saturday when Vegalta Sendai defeated the league leaders 2-1, while Yokohama edged Nagoya Grampus by the same scoreline and Shonan Bellmare beat FC Tokyo 3-2 in other J.League action.
An action-packed day in the J.League saw Sanfrecce Hiroshima move into top spot after taking advantage of a surprise defeat for Vegalta Sendai.
Montedio Yamagata earned a 1-0 away win against Urawa Red Diamonds but remain in the J.League relegation zone alongside Ventforet Kofu, who were beaten 2-1 at home by Vegalta Sendai.
Tadanari Lee inspired Sanfrecce Hiroshima to a 3-2 victory over Yokohama F. Marinos, Kashiwa Reysol moved three points clear at the top, while third-placed Vegalta Sendai drew 3-3.
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