Urawa put Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao on brink of ACL elimination

Urawa Red Diamonds beat Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao 1-0 to give a slim chance of the reigning Asian champions moving on from the group stage. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP H Urawa Red Diamonds 1 Yuki Muto 52′ Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao FC 0 Attendance: 30,282 The two sides last met on March 16 in Guangzhou whenUrawa were […]

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 […]

Xujiahui News: Derby draw and continental conquest as SIPG head into the international break

Shanghai SIPG’s indifferent early-season form continued this week with a disappointing showing in Friday evening’s Shanghai derby, followed by a much improved display in the Asian Champions League as Gamba Osaka visited Shanghai Stadium on Tuesday night. Xujiahui News takes a look back at the two performances as the club heads into the international break. […]

FC Tokyo and Jiangsu Suning play to bore draw

Jiangsu Suning and FC Tokyo played to a dull draw in AFC Champions League on a cold night in Tokyo. AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP E FC Tokyo 0 Jiangsu Suning 0 A tight group saw the match begin with Jiangsu only one point above both Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and FC Tokyo. Jiangsu started off their […]

Guangzhou and Pohang play to a boring ACL goalless draw

In a game featuring Jackson Martinez and Paulinho in their first AFC Champions League game with a sea of familiar faces in the lineup, avid Guangzhou fans and neutrals alike were left bored. The whistle blew, the game started, and unfortunately no one was there to see it. The game was played to an empty stadium […]