J-League: Choi pair in Ichihara romp

July 12, 2003
TOKYO, July 12 (Reuters) - South Korea striker Choi Yong-soo scored twice as surprise leaders JEF United Ichihara thrashed Vegalta Sendai 5-1 to extend their lead at the top of the J-League to three points on Saturday.

Pre-season favourites Kashima Antlers suffered a blow to their first-stage title hopes as they were beaten 2-0 at Shimizu S-Pulse.

Choi pounced on a defensive error to put JEF United into the lead in the 17th minute in Chiba and set up two more goals as the ...

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