SHIZUOKA (Kyodo) Shimizu S-Pulse preserved their unbeaten start to the season in the J. League with a 5-1 demolition of promoted Vegalta Sendai on Sunday.

Norwegian striker Frode Johnsen put S-Pulse on the way when he broke the deadlock with a long-range effort on 26 minutes before Takuya Honda doubled the lead on the stroke of halftime at Outsourcing Stadium.

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