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Relegation-haunted Cerezo Osaka scored their first win under new coach Yuji Okuma on Wednesday, beating second-division Jubilo Iwata 2-0 at home to reach the quarterfinals of the Emperor’s Cup.

On the fringes of this summer’s World Cup squad, Takumi Minamino hit a well-taken low drive into the bottom right-hand corner to give Cerezo the lead after half an hour at Yanmar Stadium.

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