It was another profitable night for Korea Republic clubs in the AFC Champions League with both Suwon Bluewings and Jeonbuk Motors collecting three points, while China's Shandong Luneng surprised Japan's Cerezo Osaka.
Chinese Super League leaders Shandong Luneng suffered a surprise 4-1 defeat to Liaoning Zhongyu at Shenyang Tiexie Stadium today.
Four derbies in the Brasileirao and Thierry Henry’s MLS debut provide the weekend’s highlights in the biggest leagues outside Europe.
Two important cogs in Croatia’s drive to the semi-finals of the 1998 FIFA World Cup™, Miroslav Blazevic and Branko Ivankovic, are now playing an unlikely role in the destiny of the Chinese Super League title.
Reigning champions Pohang Steelers suffered a 1-0 defeat against 2008 runners-up Adelaide United in a poor opening round for Korea Republic clubs.
Mesard Nada scored a last minute goal as Kuwait drew 2-2 against China as both nations prepare for AFC Asian Cup qualifiers on Saturday.