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Kashima defeats Suwon 3-0 in ACL

Kashima defeats Suwon 3-0 in ACL

Brazilian striker Marquinhos scored either side of halftime as Kashima Antlers trounced South Korea's Suwon Bluewings 3-0 on Tuesday to move closer to reaching the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League.
Defender Go Oiwa put Kashima ahead in the 27th minute and Marquinhos doubled the lead five minutes later when he converted a pass from Mitsuo Ogasawara.
Marquinhos, back with the defending J-League champions after recovering from a groin strain, sealed the win 15 minutes from time, firing past the Suwon goalkeeper after taking a pass from Shinzo Koroki.
Kashima is top of the Group G standings with 12 points while Suwon has nine. The top two teams from each of the eight groups progress to the knockout stage.
Kashima travels to Shanghai for their final group game on May 19.


Updated : 2021-04-13 08:15 GMT+08:00