AFC Champions League

Guangzhou: Guangzhou Evergrande assistant coach Massimiliano Maddaloni was disappointed at the club's quarter-final exit from the AFC Champions League on Wednesday but he had no regrets about the tactics and line-up employed by the defending champions, who were eliminated on away goals by Australia's Western Sydney Wanderers.

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Guangzhou: Western Sydney Wanderers head coach Tony Popovic felt a huge amount of pride after watching his team dethrone champions Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday and become the first Australian club in six years to reach the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League.

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Seoul: Coach Hwang Sun-hong insists three-time Asian champions Pohang Steelers need to make significant improvements if they are to have an impact on the AFC Champions League in the future following Wednesday's quarter-final exit at the hands of domestic rivals FC Seoul.

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Seoul: Having endured a sleepless night on the eve of FC Seoul's AFC Champions League quarter-final second leg against domestic rivals Pohang Steelers, coach Choi Yong-soo was a relieved man as his decision to start goalkeeper Yu Sang-hun ahead of Kim Yong-dae paid off after the custodian made three "astonishing saves" in Wednesday's penalty shootout success.

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Guangzhou: Marcello Lippi was forced to watch from the stands as his Guangzhou Evergrande side fell short in dramatic fashion, and by the narrowest of margins, in the home leg of their AFC Champions League quarter-final against Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday.

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ACL 2014: Latest Results

20-08-2014
WSW
1 - 0
GZH
PHG
0 - 0
SEO
26-08-2014
SDD
0 - 0
HIL
ITD
1 - 3
AIN
27-08-2014
SEO
0 - 0 (3 - 0 PSO)
PHG
GZH
2 - 1
WSW
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ACL: Quick Links

ACL 2014: Top Goal Scorers for the Knock-Out Stage

POS PHOTO PLAYER COUNTRY TOTAL GOALS
1 ASAMOAH GYAN AL AIN (UAE) 7
2 NASSIR ALSHAMRANI AL HILAL (KSA) 6
3 VAGNER LOVE SHANDONG LUNENG FC (CHN) 5
4 MEHDI SHARIFI FOOLAD MOBARAKEH SEPAHAN (IRN) 4
5 ABDELAZIZ BARRADA AL JAZIRA (UAE) 4

ACL: Match Reports

No tactical regrets as former champions rue bad luck
Wednesday August 27, 2014

Guangzhou: Guangzhou Evergrande assistant coach Massimiliano Maddaloni was disappointed at the club's quarter-final exit from the AFC Champions League on Wednesday but he had no regrets about the tactics and line-up employed by the defending champions, who were eliminated on away goals by Australia's Western Sydney Wanderers.

ACL: Match Previews

ACL QF (2nd leg) Preview: Western Sydney Wanderers
Tuesday August 26, 2014

Guangzhou: Coach Tony Popovic insists Western Sydney Wanderers will not "get cold feet" in Wednesday's AFC Champions League quarter-final second leg with defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande as the A-League side seek to defend a slender one-goal advantage at Tianhe Sport Centre.

ACL: Team News

Former champions seek to overcome the odds
Sunday August 24, 2014

Former champions Al Sadd will seek to return to the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League for only the second time in 12 years as the 2011 champions look to overcome a 1-0 deficit against Saudi giants Al Hilal in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg.

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