Asian Champions League - Matchday 2
The first half of Matchday 2 of the Asian Champions League was played last night with Joel Griffiths scoring as Beijing Guoan defeated Kawasaki Frontale 3-1. In other matches, A-League champions Melbourne Victory lost their second game on the trot, going down to South Korea's Seongnam Ilhwa 2-0 in Melbourne whilst China's Changchun Yatai defeated Indonesia's Persipura Jayapura 9-0. Score summaries - Asian Champions League Matchday 2
Esteghlal (IRN): 0 Al Jazira (UAE): 0
Al Gharafa (QAT): 3 (Mergani Al zain 4', Abdalaziz Al shammari 78', Klemerson De Araugo 81') Al Ahli (KSA): 2 (Marcinho 45', Abdulraheem Jaizawi 65')
Al Wahda (UAE): 1 (Saeed Al Kathiri 90') Bunyodkor (UZB): 2 (Denilson 37', 85')
Al Ittihad (KSA): 2 (Abdelmalek Ziaya 13', Mohammed Noor 40') Zob Ahan (IRN): 2 (Esmail Farhadi 50', Mohamad Kazem Ghazi 52')
Changchun Yatai (CHN): 9 (Gao Jian 24', 34', 58', Johnny Lambert 44', 53', 59', Liu Weidong 66', 90', Wang Bo 85') Persipura Jayapura (IDN): 0
There will be eight further matches played throughout Asia tonight to complete Matchday 2 of the Asian Champions League.