JAPAN’S KASHIMA Antlers took a two-goal lead in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final, despite their coach believing they were too cautious against Iran’s Persepolis. The Antlers, playing in their first final, had to thank their two Brazilians, Léo Silva and Serginho for giving them a two-goal advantage on November 3 in front of 35,000 people. Go Oiwa, the Antlers’ coach, said Persepolis were aggressive and positive in their approach, but his team played too negatively. But he added that Kashima are focused on winning the trophy and won’t be intimidated by an expected 75,000 crowd in Tehran on November 10. Kashima’s AFC Champions League run started with a group that included Suwon Samsung Bluewings of South Korea, Sydney and China’s…