Soccer: Kakitani, Mateus lead Grampus to 3-0 Asian Champions League win

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Yoichiro Kakitani opened the scoring and Brazilian winger Mateus scored a second-half brace as J-League first-division side Nagoya Grampus demolished South Korea's Pohang Steelers 3-0 in Asian Champions League Group G on Friday. Kakitani stunned the Pohang defense by dribbling away from the goal to create some space before turning and firing from outside the penalty area in the 34th minute at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium. Mateus scored from the spot in the 65th minute after defender Shin Kwang Hoon appeared to inadvertently block a shot in the penalty area with his arm as he fell. The defende...

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