- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

TOKYO (AP) - Kashiwa Reysol beat Omiya Ardija 4-2 on Saturday to extend its winning streak to seven games and take the lead in the J-League.

Hiroyuki Komoto gave the visitors an early lead with his first goal of the season two minutes in but Junya Ito equalized with five minutes remaining in the first half.

Kashiwa seized momentum with two goals in five minutes in the second half from Kosuke Taketomi.

Cristiano sealed the win with his fifth goal of the season in the 66th.

Kashiwa improved to 27 points, two ahead of Gamba Osaka. Omiya remains at the bottom of the table after its 10th loss.

Elsewhere, Hugo Vieira scored two goals and Ken Matsubara added another as Yokohama F Marinos beat Shimizu S-Pulse 3-1 to improve to 20 points.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima and Jubilo Iwata finished in a goalless draw. Sagan Tosu beat Consadole Sapporo 1-0.


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