CHIBA (Kyodo) Relegation-threatened JEF United Chiba eased into the third round of the Emperor’s Cup on Monday with a 3-0 win over non-league Honda FC.

Former Japan striker Seiichiro Maki broke the deadlock on 49 minutes at Fukuda Denshi Arena and Takumi Wada added a second before Tatsunori Arai put the tie to bed nine minutes from time.

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