Bienvenido Marañon finished with a brace, and Ceres Negros dominated Cambodian club Svay Rieng 4-0 on Tuesday for a strong start to the 2020 AFC Cup.
Takashi Odawara and Joshua Grommen wasted no time giving the edge to the home side at Rizal Memorial Coliseum, each scoring inside 14 minutes.
Marañon effectively put the match away with goals in the 55th and 70th.
The Busmen, who were in control the entire time, securing 61% of possessions, now share top spot in Group G with Bali United.
The Indonesian club beat Than Quang Ninh of Vietnam 4-1.
Ceres next plays Than Quang Ninh on Feb. 25.
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