KOBE (Kyodo) Hiroto Mogi struck twice as Vissel Kobe brought Asian club champions Gamba Osaka back to earth with a bang with a 3-1 win in the J. League on Sunday.

Gamba came into the match riding high after advancing to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, but Mogi struck twice in the first half before a late Marcel penalty sentenced Akira Nishino’s men to their third defeat of the season.

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