SAITAMA (Kyodo) Brazilian striker Edmilson struck twice as Urawa Reds thrashed 10-man Omiya Ardija 6-2 in the Saitama derby on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Nabisco Cup.

Urawa went through with Yokohama F. Marinos from Group A and will meet Shimizu S-Pulse over two legs in the quarterfinals. S-Pulse progressed from Group B in second place behind FC Tokyo.

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