Yokohama hold top spot; Kashiwa keeps heat on; Urawa beat Kofu

Yokohama F.Marinos 1 – Vissel Kobe 0 (J-League, July 23, 2011) Shingo Hyodo’s lone strike kept Yokohama on top of the J-League.

Urawa Red Diamonds 2 – Ventforet Kofu 0 (J-League, July 23, 2011) Urawa Red Diamonds were 2-0 winners over strugglers Vantforet Kofu, with Tadaaki Hirakawa (53) and Yosuke Kashiwagi (73) on the scoresheet.

Kashiwa Reysol 2 – Kashima Antlers 1 (J-League, July 23, 2011) Hideaki Kitajima gave Reysol the lead after 33 minutes, but the Antlers were back on level terms 12 minutes after the break when striker Yuzo Tashiro found the net. Brazilian striker Leandro Domingues wrapped up all three points for the hosts with 11 minutes to play.