Shanghai East Asia Fc Vs Bg Pathum United – Kuala Lumpur. BG Pathum United have at least secured a place in the 2021 AFC Champions League qualifiers after Saturday’s win over Chonburi secured them a top-four spot in the middle of Thailand’s League 1.
Shanghai East Asia Fc Vs Bg Pathum United
Elsewhere, toppers Singapore won again, despite runaway leaders Japan losing their third game of the season, so soon we’ll see more action from East Asia and ASEAN.
Afc Champions League Gustavo Of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (l) Attempts A Header Past Sarawut Koedsri Of Bg Pathum United During The Clubs’ Round Of 16 Match At The Asian Football Confederation Champions
Vote for your East Asia/ASEAN performance of the week Perth Glory’s youngsters are ready to take on the ‘magnificent’ challenge of the AFC Champions League, says Ola.
Doha. Perth Glory could be looking at the 2020 AFC Champions League Cup but their players remain in high spirits ahead of Tuesday’s game against Ulsan Hyundai Republic of Korea, according to head coach Christian Ola.
Without a point from their opening two matches and still without a number of senior players, Perth can be forgiven for being pessimistic about their remaining four games in Group F, but Ola, who is part of the technical staff led by a former Socceroo. Richard Garcia thinks the opposite is true.
Doha. Beijing FC boss Bruno Genesio wants everyone in his squad to contribute to a successful 2020 AFC Champions League campaign ahead of Tuesday’s Group E match against Melbourne Victory.
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The Chinese Super League side have a 100% record so far with two wins from two and a third win in a row could see them eliminate the chasers in the middle of the group stages.
FC Tokyo boss Kenta Hasegawa has dismissed suggestions that his side are favorites against underdogs Shanghai Shenhua FC, saying the Chinese club’s homegrown players will pose a real challenge in Tuesday’s 2020 AFC Champions League clash.
With import stars Giovanni Moreno and Kim Shin-wook unlikely to feature, Shenhua will demand strong performances from their domestic players in the crucial Group F third leg, but Hasegawa refused to take Choi Kang-hee’s injury-hit side lightly.
Doha. Head coach Lee Won-joon is set to select only those in peak physical condition for FC Seoul’s starting line-up against Thailand’s Chiangra United in the third leg of the 2020 AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
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The 2013 runners-up began their winning campaign back in February with a 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory, but another goal from Park Chu Young was not enough on Saturday as they lost 2-1 to Beijing FC to drop to second place. Group E.
Doha. Shanghai SIPG boss Vitor Pereira insisted his pragmatic approach in his side’s 2-1 win over Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors on Sunday was dictated by a tight fixture schedule.
The Chinese Super League side came out with a heavily rotated starting line-up with the likes of Hulk, Aaron Mooy and last-game two-goal hero Li Shenglun introduced in the second half.
The Portuguese manager’s plans paid dividends as Shanghai SIPG added their second win in three days to take six points in Group H of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
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Jeonbuk will play Australia’s Sydney FC on Wednesday, while Shanghai SIPG and Yokohama F Marinos will compete at the top of the table on the same day.
Doha. Suwon Samsung Bluewings Park head coach Kun Ha lamented the absence of key attacking players as his side failed to find the back of the net in Sunday’s 0-0 draw against Guangzhou Evergrande at the Khalifa International Stadium.
Both teams grabbed the first point in the 2020 AFC Champions League, with Guangzhou Evergrande having played one game less than their rivals.
The Korean side now face an eight-day wait for their next game, a period which will see Guangzhou Evergrande face Group G leaders Vissel Kobe of Japan twice.