Soccer-Japan beat spirited Australia for first East Asian Cup win (Reuters)

July 25 (Reuters) – Yuya Osako struck a second-half brace as Japan overcame a spirited fightback by Australia to win 3-2 for their first match victory in the East Asian Cup on Thursday. Manabu Saito opened his scoring account for Japan in the 26th minute in the South Korean city of Hwaseong while Osako’s first international goal in the 56th gave the Blue Samurais a 2-0 lead. …

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