J.League wrap: Gamba move to fourth

A fast-finishing Gamba Osaka won 3-2 at Omiya Ardija in the J.League on Sunday, enabling them to move up to fourth.In Saitama, Gamba started impressively as Keun-Ho Lee’s fifth-minute strike gave the visitors an early lead.

But a goal on the stroke of half-time from Naoki Ishihara levelled proceedings heading into the break.

Ishihara grabbed a second on the hour mark as Gamba looked in trouble, but they responded with 15 minutes remaining when Sota Nakazawa equalised.

And Gamba’s dramatic comeback was confirmed when Seung-Yong Kim netted the winner 13 minutes from time.

In other matches, goals to Shu Karata, Hiroshi Kiyotake and Rui Komatsu handed Cerezo Osaka a 3-1 come-from-behind victory at Sanfreece Hiroshima while Young-Cheol Cho’s 88th minute winner gave Albirex Niigata a 2-1 triumph at Kashima Antlers.