Shanghai SIPG, Urawa Reds advance in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shanghai SIPG and Urawa Reds both advanced to the knockout round of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday. Former Brazil international Oscar scored a hat tr...

Make or break for cashed-up Chinese teams in Asian CL

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Despite the significant sums of money spent by Chinese Super League teams on big-name foreign stars, three of its four representatives in the Asian Champions League are in da...

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Shanghai draw at Kawasaki to stay in Asian CL playoffs hunt

Shanghai SIPG stayed on track for the Asian Champions League playoffs at the expense of J-League titleholder Kawasaki Frontale after a comeback 2-2 draw on Tuesday. The point meant S...

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Melbourne eliminated after draw in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A pair of Australian teams earned draws in the Asian Champions League on Tuesday, good enough to keep one alive in the competition while eliminating the other. ...

Brazilians score decisive goals in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A trio of Brazilian forwards scored decisive goals in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Talisca got the first two for Guangzhou Evergrande in a 4-0 w...

Falcao gives Colombia win in Japan, SKorea beats Bolivia

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Colombia beat Japan 1-0 in Yokohama and South Korea beat Bolivia 1-0 in Ulsan in friendlies on Friday. Radamel Falcao converted a second-half penalty after ...

Ulsan, Kawasaki earn 1-0 wins in Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One Brazilian missed his best chance for a goal, and another Brazilian punished him for it. Junior Negrao scored the lone goal in the second half Wednesday ...

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Hulk scores, Shanghai starts Asian Champions League with win

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Brazilian striker Hulk lifted Shanghai SIPG to a 1-0 victory over Japanese club Kawasaki Frontale in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Hulk scored a ...

Fellaini leading Chinese charge into Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has already started scoring in China and now the Belgian international is turning his attention to the Asian Champions League....

WORLD CUP: Son key to South Korea avoiding 2nd candy attack

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Progress for South Korea's players will be avoiding being pelted with candy again on their return from the World Cup. After enduring three poor performances...

Shin demands improvement after trimming Korean squad to 23

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong has trimmed his World Cup squad to 23 and is demanding improvement from the players he's taking to Russia. Shin cut Crystal ...

Kashima, Suwon reach Asian Champions League quarterfinals

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kashima Antlers and Suwon Samsung Bluewings took the final two spots in the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Kashima eliminated Chi...