Soccer: Maeda brace propels Marinos to 3-0 win over Urawa

Daizen Maeda struck a first-half brace and Ryuta Koike added a third after the break as Yokohama F Marinos outclassed Urawa Reds 3-0 in the J-League first division on Sunday. Both first-half goals at Yokohama’s Nissan Stadium came after Marinos applied pressure high up the pitch and forced the visitors to cough up possession in attacking territory. Maeda opened the scoring after just two minutes, volleying home at the back post after Urawa keeper Shusaku Nishikawa tried to parry away a cross from Teruhito Nakagawa. The 23-year-old Olympic team aspirant doubled the lead for Ange Postecoglou’s s…

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