• Kyodo


The J. League handed Urawa Reds defender Ryota Moriwaki a two-match ban on Tuesday for a derogatory remark during Thursday’s 1-0 home defeat to Kashima Antlers.

Kashima midfielder Mitsuo Ogasawara had appealed to the league after the game insisting the defender said, “You stink” to Kashima’s Brazilian midfielder Leo Silva.

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