Soccer: Reds beat Reysol 5-1, keep top-3 finish in sights

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Koya Yuruki struck a pair of early goals Friday as Urawa Reds outclassed Kashiwa Reysol 5-1 in the J-League first division. Ricardo Rodriguez's side kept their sights on a top-three finish with the overwhelming victory, netting four before halftime at rain-soaked Saitama Stadium. Yuruki slotted the opener in the 15th minute and scored his brace eight minutes later, moments after Takahiro Sekine had given Urawa a 2-0 lead from the penalty spot. Matheus Savio pulled a goal back for the visitors before Kasper Junker extended the lead on a breakaway in the final minute of the half. Ataru Esaka rou...

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