Duhok coach Fajer Ebrahim is hoping that his team can end the trend of home defeats in Group C of the AFC Cup and take a big step towards the last 16 of the competition when the Iraqi side entertain Oman’s Dhofar at the Duhok Stadium on Wednesday.
Hong Kong: Sunray Cave JC Sun Hei’s AFC Cup Group F match with Persibo was abandoned in the 65th minute with the home side leading 8-0 after a series of injures left the Indonesians with only six players on the field, which fell below the required limit as set out in the competition regulations.
Da Nang coach Le Huynh Duc is expecting to see a response from his side as the Vietnam champions look to recover from losing their perfect AFC Cup record last week against Malaysian counterparts Kelantan on Wednesday.
Male: Maldivian champions New Radiant SC returned to winning ways in the AFC Cup on Tuesday after three first-half goals were enough to secure a 3-1 victory over Myanmar’s Yangon United.
Kolkata: Lalrindika Ralte struck with four minutes remaining as India’s East Bengal extended their unbeaten record in the AFC Cup with a 2-1 win over Singapore’s Tampines Rovers on Tuesday.
Semen Padang team manager Asdian believes the Indonesian champions are on course to reach the last 16 of the AFC Cup but has called on his players not to lose their focus in their remaining Group E games, starting with Wednesday’s meeting with Hong Kong champions Kitchee.
After watching his side out-gun S.League champions Tampines Rovers in Singapore last week, East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan is expecting a much more subdued affair when the two sides meet again at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium on Tuesday.