Asian Champions League Match Day 5

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.

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

Group C

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

Group D

Al Ahli (UAE): 2 (Ahmed Khalil 30’, (p) 84’)
Mes Kerman (IRN): 1 (Mehdi Rajabzadeh 76’)

Al Hilal (KSA): 0
Al Sadd (QAT): 0

Group G

Gamba Osaka (JPN): 2 (Takahiro Futagawa 61’, Takashi Usami 90’)
Suwon Bluewings (KOR): 1 (Jose Mota 58’)

Singapore Armed Forces (SIN): 2 (Daniel Bennett 65’, Erwan Gunawan 77’)
Henan Jianye (CHN): 1 (Yu Le 71’)

Group H

Shandong Luneng (CHN): 2 (Han Peng 45’, Daniel Benson 85’)
Sasnfrecce Hiroshima (JPN): 3 (Koji Morisaki 72’, Tadanari Lee 79’, 90’)

Pohang Steelers (KOR): 0
Adelaide United (AUS): 0

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