Pohang: Pohang coach Hwang Sun-hong has not forgotten the agony of this month's FA Cup fourth round penalty shootout defeat to ACL quarter-finals rival FC Seoul, and is determined to take a more cautious approach when the two sides meet in August's bumper ACL tie.
Al Ain: AFC Champions League 2014 quarter-finalists Al Ain have recalled Frenchman Jires Kembo Ekoko from his successful loan spell at Qatar’s El Jaish with his arrival completing the four-man foreign player quota for Zlatko Dalic’s side.
Sydney: Western Sydney Wanderers boss Tony Popovic believes the team’s self confidence will help them in their upcoming ACL quarter-final campaign against Guangzhou Evergrande of China after a not-so-steady performance in the round of 16.
Riyadh: Bunyodkor coach Aleksandr Volkov was magnanimous in his praise of Al Hilal after the Saudi club knocked the Uzbek champions out of the AFC Champions League on Wednesday with a 3-0 win over his team in the Round of 16.
Ahvaz: Psychology is crucial for Al Sadd head coach Hussain Amotta as he prepares his side for Wednesday night’s second leg against Iranian champions Foolad Khouzestan in the AFC Champions League round of 16.