Bottom club JEF United stunned table topping Kashima Antlers as the J. League resumed following the week-long All-Star break, winning 3-1 at a packed Fukuda Denshi Arena in Chiba.
Australian defender Eddy Bosnar opened the scoring for United with a thunderbolt free-kick just before half-time, but it was talismanic striker Seiichiro Maki who stole the show, steering home two superb headers after the interval. His goals made Masashi Motoyama’s well-taken header redundant, as the Antlers paid the price for fielding an under-strength starting eleven.
The win delighted United’s Glaswegian coach Alex Miller, who paid tribute to his side’s determination following a win that draws United level on points with second-from-bottom Consadole Sapporo.
Elsewhere Urawa Reds were held to a 2-2 draw by Link Judi Online24Jam Kashiwa Reysol in front of 46,981 fans at Saitama Stadium, with both teams scoring in the final minute of the game.
Winger Minoru Suganuma opened the scoring for Reysol, however the Sun Kings were pegged back by an equaliser from Japan international Yuki Abe. Yuichiro Nagai looked to have handed Urawa all three points, however ex-Bayer Leverkusen striker Franca salvaged a point for Reysol as he came off the …