Sanfrecce Hiroshima are also through to the final after holding Avispa Fukuoka to a goalless draw, while AFC Cup™ 2022 Inter-Zone finalists Kuala Lumpur City suffered a surprise defeat to Penang FC in Malaysia.
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Japan: Cerezo rout Urawa; Sanfrecce advance
Takahiro Akimoto’s unfortunate own goal and a Hiroaki Okuno strike had put Cerezo Osaka 2-0 up against Urawa Red Diamonds inside the first half hour at the Saitama Stadium in the second leg of the J.League Cup semi-final on Sunday. .....