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Yuika Sugasawa scored a late winner as Japan edged New Zealand 2-1 in Osaka on Thursday in a friendly ahead of the Women’s Asian Cup in Vietnam.

Megumi Takase collected a long through ball from Aya Miyama to drive home from close range shortly before halftime to fire Japan in front, before Kirsty Yallop pounced on a half-baked clearance from Saori Ariyoshi to rifle home the equalizer.

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