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Jubilo Iwata moved a step closer toward successfully defending its J. League second-stage title as Masaaki Yanagishita’s men came from behind to beat Gamba Osaka 2-1 on Saturday.

Kota Yoshihara sprung the Iwata offside trap to fire Gamba in front after 15 minutes and the home side’s comeback hopes were dealt a blow when midfielder Norihiro Nishi was sent off for his second bookable offense four minutes into the second half.

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