Kashiwa climb higher
Kashiwa Reysol climbed to seventh in the J.League standings with a 1-0 win at FC Tokyo.
Tatsuya Masushima struck the only goal in the 45th minute as Kashiwa moved onto 24 points - one behind Tokyo, who stay fifth.
In the day's other game, Gamba Osaka rallied from two goals down to draw 2-2 at home to Nagoya Grampus Eight.
Nagoya took charge of the contest thanks to goals by Kensuke Nagai after eight and 18 minutes, but efforts by Sota Nakazawa and Takahiro Futagawa ensured it ended all square.