Urawa Reds came from behind late in the match to win 2-1 at FC Tokyo on Wednesday in the first leg of their League Cup semifinal.

FC Tokyo grabbed an early lead through a header from midfielder Keigo Higashi in the fourth minute at Ajinomoto Stadium, but Urawa forward Toshiyuki Takagi equalized with a mid-range shot in the 77th and Yuki Muto added another three minutes later.

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