Ramires propels Jiangsu to verge of knockouts with Osaka win

Jiangsu maintained a perfect record in the ACL and look imperious at the top of Group H following a resilient but oftentimes precarious 1-0 win over Gamba Osaka. While the home side energized proceedings by nobly harrying for a second half equalizer, in truth, it was a wet and unconvincing game of football that will […]

Jiangsu ready for Jeju United in hunt for AFC redemption

New campaign sees ambitions renewed Jiangsu launches its AFC Champions League campaign on Feb 22 as the least speculated upon CSL team and yet, despite Choi Yong-Soo’s chilled press conference pattering, the South Korean manager should have no misapprehensions regarding why Suning’s boardroom big dogs hired him midway through 2016. His gradual development of FC […]

Shanghai Shenhua to investigate “provocative and offensive” Japanese flag stunt

Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua have launched an investigation after an individual wearing the team’s colours apparently waved a Japanese flag emblazoned with the Shenhua logo at a match between a rival Shanghai club and a Japanese side. The incident took place at last week’s Asian Champions League match which saw Shanghai SIPG  triumph […]

Guangzhou R&F claim away win against Gamba Osaka in Champions League opener

Cosmin Contra’s perfect start to life as head coach of Guangzhou R&F continued on Tuesday evening as the Cantonese side began their 2015 AFC Champions League campaign with an impressive 2-0 away win at Japanese treble winners Gamba Osaka. ACL Group F Gamba Osaka 0 Guangzhou R&F 2 Abderrazak Hamdallah 10′, Wang Song 80′ Set […]