The first half of fixtures for the Asian Champions Leagueâ€™s Matchday 2 took place around Asia on Tuesday night.
In Group F in Japan, Chinese outfit Shandong Luneng got the better of Cerezo Osaka 3-1 courtesy of a double from Brazilian star Vagner Love.
Another Brazilian striker, Nilmar, also scored twice as Qatari side El Jaish edged Uzbek outfit Bunyodkor 2-1 in Tashkent in Group B.
Elsewhere, South Koreaâ€™s Pohang Steelers defeated Thailandâ€™s Buriram United 2-1, Nigerian forward Peter Utaka scored in Beijing Guoanâ€™s 1-1 draw with FC Seoul, Iranâ€™s Foolad beat Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Al Fateh 1-0 in Group B.
And in Group A, Al Rayyan got the better of Esteghlal 1-0 as UAE side Al-Jazira cruised past Al Shabab 3-1 in Riyadh.
Matchday 2 comes to a close on Wednesday night with another set of eight fixtures including: Melbourne Victory v Jeonbuk Hyundai, Yokohama F. Marinos v Guangzhou Evergrande, Ulsan Hyundai v Kawasaki Frontale, Guizhou Renhe v Western Sydney Wanderers, Sepahan v Al Hilal, Lekhwiya v Tractor Sazi, Al Ahli v Al Sadd and All Ittihad v Al Ain.
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