Mariners Sink Woeful Guoan

Beijing Guoan’s recent dip in form continued tonight as the capital side went down 1-0 away to A-League outfit Central Coast Mariners in a rather drab Asian Champions league match. The game almost started perfectly for the Mariners in the 6th minute when a foul outside the Guoan box gave the home side a free […]

Gao Lin stars as Evergrande edge past Jeonbuk

For the second time in the space of just a few days, Gao Lin was the hero for Guangzhou Evergrande, grabbing a brace in a contentious 3-1 victory over Jeonbuk Motors at Tianhe Stadium. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND 3 Guangzhou Evergrande 3 Gao Lin 18′ 21′, Liao Lisheng 61′ Jeonbuk Motors 1 Lee Dong-Gook 39′ […]

Ten-man Pohang Battle Back For Draw Against Shandong

Shandong Luneng squandered a two goal lead away to ten-man Pohang Steelers after scoring two penalties dispatched by in-form striker Vagner Love in a group E Asian Champions League match. ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP E MATCHDAY 3 Pohang Steelers 2   Kim Tae Soo 32′ Kim Seungdae 78′ Shandong Luneng 2   Vagner Love 13′ (pen), 23′ […]

Third time lucky? ACL preview: Evergrande vs Jeonbuk

When Guangzhou Evergrande’s players take up their positions on the Tianhe sod this evening, they will be facing an Korean opponent becoming almost as familiar to them as any of their CSL rivals. For an improbable third consecutive year, Jeonbuk Motors have been drawn into the same Champions League group as the Chinese top dogs, […]

Diamanti missile secures deadlock in Yokohama

AFC Champions League Group Stage Round 2 Yokohama F-Marinos 1 Jin Hanato 20′ Guangzhou Evergrande 1 Alessandro Diamanti 38′ The Asian champions left Japan with a well-earned point after a jaw-dropping Alessandro Diamanti free kick just before half time canceled out Jin Hanato’s opener. There was some pleasing football on display, but this tightly-balanced group […]