• Kyodo


Ariza Makukula scored twice as UEFA Cup winner Sevilla wrapped up its pre-season tour of Japan with a 3-2 win over J-League club Jubilo Iwata in Shizuoka on Sunday. The Spanish first-division outfit took just two minutes to go in front through Makukula, who completed Sevilla’s 6-0 demolition of Albirex Niigata on Friday, but Ryoichi Maeda leveled with a 15th-minute header at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa.

Clario Adriano Correia made it 2-1 and Makukula put the visitors in the driving seat with his second of the match in the 53rd minute. Former Japan defender Toshihiro Hattori pulled one back for Iwata but Sevilla held on for victory.

At Kyushu Oil Dome, goals from Tulio, Tsukasa Umesaki and Masato Yamazaki gave Oita Trinita a 3-0 win in a friendly over visiting South Korean side Gyeongnam FC, which was reduced to 10 men at the end of the first half.

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