Nagoya Grampus manager Dragan Stojkovic was happy his team were able to achieve their goal in the Asian Champions League. The Japanese club defeated Korean outfit Suwon Bluewings 2-1 last night to progress to the quarter-finals, pleasing Stojkovic.

"It was a tough game as I had expected. But the important thing is that we have got a victory, which is the best result for us," he said.

"With this win, we have advanced to the last eight in Asia and that will give us very good confidence.

"Winning the game to reach the next round was our objective today and our players played hard to achieve that goal."