Asian Champions League – Matchday 2

Asian Champions League Matchday 2 was completed last night as Adelaide United made it two from two after defeating Shandong Luneng in China.

Asian Champions League Matchday 2 was completed last night as Adelaide United made it two from two after defeating Shandong Luneng in China.

In other major results, reigning Asian champions Pohang Steelers got their defence campaign under way with a 2-1 win over Japan’s Sanfrecce Hiroshima whilst Gamba Osaka were held to a 1-1 draw by Henan Jianye.

In the west, Qatar’s Al Sadd demolished the UAE’s Al Ahli 5-0 as Saudi Arabian outfit Al Shabab scored a solid 3-1 away win against Pakhtakor Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

Score summaries – Asian Champions League Matchday 2

Group C

Sepahan (IRN): 0
Al Ain (UAE): 0

Pakhtakor (UZB): 1 (Alisher Azizov 78’)
Al Shabab (KSA): 3 (Flavio Amado 61’, 74’, Ahmad Alkaabi 90’)

Group D

Al Ahli (UAE): 0
Al Sadd (QAT): 5 (Al Afif 36’, Leandro 44’, 45’, 76’, Yousef Ahmed Ali 64’)

Al Hilal (KSA): 3 (Christian Wilhelmsson 2’, Osama Hawsawi 14’, Yasser Al-Qahtani 81’)
Mes Kerman (IRN): 1 (Ali Samereh 90’)

Group G

Gamba Osaka (JPN): 1 (Lucas Severino (p) 35’)
Henan Jianye (CHN): 1 (Zhang Lu 4’)

Singapore Armed Forces (SIN): 0
Suwon Bluewings (KOR): 2(Juninho 45’, Jose Mota 73’)

Group H

Shandong Luneng (CHN): 0
Adelaide United (AUS): 2 (Sergio van Dijk 28’, Mathew Leckie 70’)

Pohang Steelers (KOR): 2 (Jae-Won Hwang 53’, Almir 90’)
Sanfrecce Hiroshima (JPN): 1 (Ilian Stoyanov (p) 89’)

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