Leaders Ulsan Hyundai have only one win in their last four matches after they were held to a 2-2 draw by FC Seoul for whom Brazilian striker Willyan scored a stoppage-time equaliser, but the defending champions still enjoy an 11-point advantage over second-placed Pohang Steelers with five matches left.
In China PR, frontrunners Shanghai Port’s struggles continued as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Henan FC on Friday while there were also matches taking place in Hong Kong and Mongolia, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from across East Asia.
Japan: Yokohama FC stun leaders Marinos
💥 Still thinking of this Yokohama FC goal that put them ahead in an epic 4-1 derby win against their defending-champion, league-leading rivals! pic.twitter.com/IeH9I2PYzz— J.LEAGUE Official (English) (@J_League_En) August 27, 2023
J1 League leaders Yokohama F. Marinos suffered a surprise 4-1 derby defeat to Yokohama FC on Saturday. Kotaro Hayashi scored a stunning goal before the break to cancel out Anderson Lopes’ opener for Marinos before goals from Sho Ito and Kyohei Yoshino as well as an own goal from Dudu downed the defending champions. .....