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KASHIMA, Ibaraki Pref. (Kyodo) Kashima Antlers secured home advantage in the Asian Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday after beating South Korea’s Jeonbuk Motors 2-1 to win Group F.

Lee Jung Soo’s header opened the scoring on a rain-sodden pitch at Kashima Stadium and Takuya Nozawa’s clever volley proved decisive as the J. League champions finished the group stage with a perfect 6-0 record.

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