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Beijing Guoan to give their all in dead rubber with Nagoya Grampus

Beijing Guoan plan to give their all in their final Asian Champions League match when they meet Nagoya Grampus tonight.

The Chinese club cannot progress to the round of 16 but can finish in third in their group if they win at the Beijing Workers Stadium.

Coach Lee Jang-soo is desperate for his side to perform well at home and finish off their campaign in a positive fashion.

"The result of this game will not affect qualification, but we are at home so we must give our maximum," he said.

"We are at our stadium, so to give our maximum and our best performance is our obligation.

"I will give a chance to the young players and players who have not played a lot. "It's a good opportunity as in the future they'll play in the Chinese Super League."

Nagoya coach Dragan Stojkovic plans to mix his team around and try new things as they cannot lose top spot on the Group E table.

"First of all I'm satisfied with result and that we have already qualified in first position", he said.

"We try always to play good football and to win. This is not easy. We take things game by game.

"I have brought a lot of young players and some experienced players.

"This is because we are already qualified and it's a good opportunity for players to put in a good performance. It won't be the same team as last game."

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Asotori Tomatsu

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