Iniesta scores again in Japanese league

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August 16, 2018
Vissel Kobe's Andres Iniesta (centre) scores a game-tying goal during a J-League match against Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Kobe, western Japan yesterday.

TOKYO, Japan (AP):

Andres Iniesta scored his second goal in the Japanese league on Wednesday, helping Vissel Kobe earn a 1-1 draw with first-place Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

The former Barcelona midfielder collected a pass in the 18th minute and scored the equalising goal from 20 metres. Patric had given the hosts the lead moments earlier.

Also, FC Tokyo lost to Kashiwa Reysol 1-0 and dropped into third place. Yusuke Segawa scored the only goal in the 77th minute.

Kawasaki Frontale moved into second place despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Sagan Tosu. Former Spain forward Fernando Torres has yet to score for Sagan Tosu in six matches.

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