Asian Champions League – Match Day 6

The group stage of the Asian Champions League is now complete and the Round of 16 fixtures are set.
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The group stage of the Asian Champions League is now complete and the Round of 16 fixtures are set.

In Group A, Al Gharafa and Esteghlal completed solid group stage performances as they finished top two despite Esteghlal losing as Group B saw Uzbek outfit Bunyodkor grab a 4-1 win over Al Wahda to secure second position whilst Iran’s Zob Ahan finished on top following their 1-0 win over Al Ittihad.

Seongnam Ilhwa managed their fifth win from the initial phase of the competition to easily top Group E following a thrilling 3-2 win over Melbourne Victory whilst Beijing Guoan grabbed second with a comfortable 2-0 home win over Kawasaki Frontale with help from a first-half Joel Griffiths goal

Finally, Group F saw Indonesian club Persipura Jayapura notch their first win of the competition, defeating Changchun Yatai 2-0 as the top two teams did battle with Kashima Antlers coming out on top 2-1 over Jeonbuk Motors.

Asian Champions League - Match Day 6 score summaries

Group A

Al Jazira (UAE): 2 (Salah Abdullah Marzook 51’, Mohamed Hassan Ahmed 54’)
Esteghlal (IRN): 1 (Farhad Majidi 38’)

Al Ahli (KSA): 0
Al Gharafa (QAT): 1 (Nasser Mobarak 90’)

Group B

Bunyodkor (UZB): 4 (Rivaldo 29’, Denilson 32’, 58’, Azizbek Haydarov 80’)
Al Wahda (UAE): 1 (Tawfeag Abdulrazzaq (p) 90’)

Zob Ahan (IRN): 1 (Mohamad Reza Khalatbari 57’)
Al Ittihad (KSA): 0

Group E

Seongnam Ilhwa (KOR): 3 (Kwang-Jin Cheon 27’, Do Namkung 72’, Jae-Cheol Jo 83’)
Melbourne Victory (AUS): 2 (Mate Dugandzic 46’, Tom Pondeljak 77’)

Beijing Guoan (CHN): 2 (Joel Griffiths 27’, Valdo 47’)
Kawasaki Frontale (JPN): 0

Group F

Persipura Jayapura (IDN): 2 (Eduard Ivakdalam 27’, Yustinus Pae 65’)
Changchun Yatai (CHN): 0

Kashima Antlers (JPN): 2 (Jung-Soo Lee 20’, Takuya Nozawa 22’)
Jeonbuk Motors (KOR): 1 (Kyung-Sun Jin 77’)

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