Milivoje Novakovic scored twice as Omiya Ardija maintained their five-point lead at the top of the J.League after a 3-0 win over Vantforet Kofu. Elsewhere, Kashima Antlers came from two goals down to win 3-2.
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.
Omiya Ardija went top of the J.League with a convincing 4-0 win over Kashiwa Reysol today.
Borussia Dortmund sprung into life after going down to Milivoje Novakovic's opener for Cologne and went on to rack up six unanswered goals to move five-points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Slovenian international striker Milivoje Novakovic announced his retirement from international football today, saying he wanted to focus solely on his club career with Bundesliga side Cologne.
Cologne ended their long wait for a Bundesliga victory against Kaiserslautern, substitute Odise Roshi scoring within two minutes of coming on to secure a 1-0 win for the visitors.