Hong Kong Round-Up: Eastern head HKPL with Kitchee in Close Pursuit

Eastern extended their points lead at the top of the Hong Kong Premier League after a gripping and frantic 4-3 win over bitter rivals, South China at Mong Kok stadium. With the game tied at 3-3 in injury time, a draw was inevitable until Eastern’s late winner which meant Eastern could pull even further ahead […]

Suwon Bluewings overcome Under-Strength Eastern 1-0 in Asian Champions League

Match day three of Asian Champions league Group G saw a severely weakened Eastern team fall 1-0 to the K League giants, Suwon Samsung Bluewings.  Eastern were without Manuel Bleda, Diego Eli and also reliable mainstays Xu Deshaui and Ju Yingzhi so they faced an uphill task against the Bluewings. Yet, Eastern again took advantage […]

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 […]

Eastern fans’ bizarre absence from Guangzhou threatens Asian Champions League integrity

Eastern’s Asian Champions League debut against Guangzhou Evergrande was memorable for many reasons, but the most important one is in danger of being forgotten – the lack of any visiting supporters. It’s an issue which may not look significant to some, but in actual fact it has potentially serious repercussions for Asian football. The stage […]

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 […]