J.League restarts after four-month layoff

Portraits of fans are displayed in the empty stand prior to a J.League match between Kawasaki Frontale and Kashima Antlers in July. Kanagawa, Japan. (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images).

Japanese football's J.League top division resumed on Saturday after a four-month break due to Covid-19.

Japan's two biggest sports leagues have now resumed action, after the NPB baseball league restarted last month.

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