Eastern rue missed chances against Kawasaki Frontale in ACL

A lively and electrifying AFC Champions League group G game ended 1-1 between 9-man Kawasaki of the J-League and Hong Kong outfit Eastern who were left pondering what could have been if they had taken their few chances properly. AFC Champions League Group G Eastern 1 Bleda 14′ Kawasaki Frontale 1 Kou Itakura 52′ Attendance: 5,787 […]

Chinese Super League Prevails over HKPL as Evergrande Defeat Eastern in ACL Opener

AFC Champions League Group G Guangzhou Evergrande 7 Eastern 0 Attendance: 38631 Hopes were high for Eastern as they made their Asian Champions league debut in the intimidating surroundings of Tianhe stadium but any glimmer of a gaining an unexpected away result was all but rendered impossible within three minutes of play when the first […]

Hong Kong and China set to clash in Asian Champions League for first time

Eastern have finally reached the promised land of the Asian Champions league and Hong Kong will see the highest level of continental club football grace it’s shores for the first time in it’s history. Eastern have been drawn in Group G with Chinese club giants Guangzhou Evergrande (CSL), Suwon Samsung Bluewings (K-League) and the third […]

Guangzhou drawn with Korean, Japanese and Thai Champions in ACL

Guangzhou Evergrande have been given a baptism of fire in the Asian Champions League (ACL) after being drawn in group H with Jeonbuk Motors, Kashiwa Reysol, the reigning champions of South Korea and Japan respectively, and the as yet undertermined winners of the Thai league. For fans starved for off-season news, today allowed for a […]

Stalemate for Shenhua in season opener

Shanghai Shenhua and J-League giants Kashima Antlers ground out an Asian Champions League (ACL) 0-0 draw tonight at Hongkou, in a fairly underwhelming start to the 2011 season.