The Brazilian striker doubled his J1 goal tally after netting for Kevin Muscat's side in each half at Nissan Stadium, helping to extend Yokohama's lead atop the table.
The morale-boosting result following the extended international break lifted Ricardo Rodriguez's side to 13th on the table after it had languished on the relegation zone fringe.
Over 2,000 combined fans at Kashima Soccer Stadium in Ibaraki Prefecture and Ajinomoto Stadium in the western Tokyo city of Chofu took part in cheering trials.
Sagan Tosu foiled an improbable comeback by Kashima Antlers after Masaya Tashiro's last-gasp header left their J. League first-division clash deadlocked 4-4 on Wednesday. A 94th-minute goal from late substitute Itsuki Someno appeared to seal the victory for Rene Weiler's Antlers, who scored twice in ...