German DFB Pokal

Kawasaki beats FC Tokyo 1-0 to maintain lead in J-League

TOKYO (AP) Yu Kobayashi scored for the fifth consecutive game as Kawasaki Frontale beat FC Tokyo 1-0 on Saturday to stay top of the J-League.

Kobayashi's header with nine minutes left kept Frontale unbeaten since April 24.

Second-stage leader Frontale is five points clear of first-stage winner Kashima Antlers and Urawa Reds in the overall standings.