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Teenager Takahiro Sekine scored seven minutes after coming on as a substitute to send Urawa Reds into the J. League summer break on top of the table after a 1-0 win over Cerezo Osaka on Saturday.

A crowd of 54,350 showed up at Saitama Stadium to watch high-flying Urawa take on a Cerezo side featuring World Cup-bound Japan internationals Yoichiro Kakitani and Hotaru Yamaguchi, plus Uruguay’s Diego Forlan, but instead it was 19-year-old Sekine who stole the show with his first career goal in the 77th minute.

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