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Asian Champions League - Match Day 3

The first games of the Asian Champions League Match Day 3 were played last night and plenty of goals were scored all around Asia.

In Japan, Kawasaki Frontale notched up their first win in Group E and effectively ended Australian club Melbourne Victory's chances of progressing by thrashing them 4-0 whilst Beijing Guoan were conceded three goals in the final ten minutes to give up a one-goal lead and lost to Seongnam Ilhwa 3-1.

Other big results included Al Ahli's 5-1 demolition of Al Jazira and Gamba Osaka's 4-2 away win over Singapore Armed Forces.

ACL Match Day 3 score summaries

Group A

Esteghlal (IRN): 3 (Farhad Majidi 13', 53', Pejman Montazeri 79') Al Gharafa (QTR): 0

Al Ahli (KSA): 5 (Victor Simoes 2', Marcinho 56', 78', Abdulraheem Jaizawi 57', 90') Al Jazira (UAE): 1 (Tony 62')

Group C

Pakhtakor (UZB): 2 (Artur Gevorkyan 39', Aleksandr Geynrikh 72') Sepahan (IRN): 1 (Ahmad Jamshidian 45')

Al Ain (UAE): 2 (Mauricio Emerson 15', Jose Gustavo Sand 23') Al Shabab (KSA): 1 (Abdulaziz Al-Saran 46')

Group E

Seongnam Ilhwa (KOR): 3 (Ho Young-Song 80', Dzenan Radoncic 87', Jae-Jeol Cho 90') Beijing Guoan (CHN): 1 (Maurice Ross 18')

Kawasaki Frontale (JPN): 4 (Jong Tae-Se 3', Masaru Kurotsu 12, Renatinho 22', Hiroyuki Tanaguchi 90') Melbourne Victory (AUS): 0

Group G

Singapore Armed Forces (SIN): 2 (Erwan Gunawan 32', Niklas Sandberg 62') Gamba Osaka (JPN): 4 (Shoki Hirai 6', 46', 80', Sota Nakazawa 70')

Henan Jianye (CHN): 0 Suwon Bluewings (KOR): 2 (Jose Mota 47', 58')

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