On-form Olunga sends Kashiwa third

Kashiwa Reysol's Michael Olunga with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during their J1 League match against Vegalta at the Sankyo Frontier stadium on July 26, 2020.

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What you need to know:

  • After a goalless first half, Olunga showed his predatory instincts as he pounced on a precise through pass from Ataru Esaka to beat the onrushing Nagoya custodian James Lengarak in the 71st minute
  • The win pushes Kashiwa Reysol from eighth to third on the log with 15 points while Nagoya drop from third to fifth with 14 points.

Kenyan international Michael Olunga scored the winner as Kashiwa Reysol edged Nagoya Grampus 1-0 in a Japanese top-tier match played at the Toyota Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


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