The first part of Match Day 5 of the Asian Champions League was played last night as half of the groups began to take shape.
In the West, Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal became the first team push through to the Round of 16 after drawing with Al Sadd whilst in the East, Gamba Osaka and Suwon Bluewings both progressed despite Gamba winning 2-1 in Group G and in Group H, Adelaide United held reigning champions Pohang Steelers to a scoreless draw to see both sides qualify for the next phase.
Asian Champions League Match Day 5 - Score Summaries
Pakhtakor (UZB): 3 (Odil Ahmedov 10', 12', 29') Al Ain (UAE): 2 (Jorge Luis Valdivia 2', Ilhomjon Suyunov (og) 19')
Sepahan (IRN): 1 (Ahmad Jamshidian 9') Al Shabab (KSA): 0
Al Ahli (UAE): 2 (Ahmed Khalil 30', (p) 84') Mes Kerman (IRN): 1 (Mehdi Rajabzadeh 76')
Al Hilal (KSA): 0 Al Sadd (QAT): 0
Singapore Armed Forces (SIN): 2 (Daniel Bennett 65', Erwan Gunawan 77') Henan Jianye (CHN): 1 (Yu Le 71')
Pohang Steelers (KOR): 0 Adelaide United (AUS): 0