TENDO, Yamagata Pref. (Kyodo) Tomotaka Kitamura was on target for the second game in a row as Montedio Yamagata snapped Albirex Niigata’s 11-match unbeaten streak with a 1-0 win in the J. League on Friday night.

Kitamura, who scored the match-winning goal in last Saturday’s 1-0 defeat of Jubilo Iwata, struck 10 minutes before the interval at ND Soft Stadium as the home side withstood late pressure from the visitors to hold on for maximum points.

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