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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Nakazawa, Maki lead East

KASHIMA, Ibaraki Pref. (Kyodo) World Cup players Yuji Nakazawa and Seiichiro Maki found the back of the net and Brazilian striker Bare scored a second-half double as J. East beat J. West 4-1 in the J. League All-Star match on Saturday.

Man of the match Nakazawa rifled home a free kick to give J. East a 1-0 lead on the half-hour mark before Maki doubled the lead with a 63rd-minute header and Bare made it 4-0 with his strikes in the space of 10 minutes.

Substitute Tatsuya Furuhashi pulled a goal back for J .West in the dying minutes of the annual matchup, which was played in a festive mood in front of a crowd of 32,975 at Kashima Stadium.

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