Group F: Urawa Red Diamonds beat Lion City Sailors to maintain pressure
Buriram: Urawa Red Diamonds firmly reestablished themselves in the race for a place in the AFC Champions League™ 2022 Round of 16 with an emphatic 6-0 win over Lion City Sailors in Group F on Wednesday.
The result took the Japanese side to 10 points, with the race for the sole automatic slot from the group into the knockout stage to be decided on Saturday's final matchday.
Group G: Melbourne City, BG Pathum United share spoils
Pathum Thani: BG Pathum United and Melbourne City FC ensured the race to top AFC Champions League™ Group G will go to the final day after the sides played out a scoreless draw at Pathum Thani Stadium on Wednesday.
The result keeps both sides in with a chance of reaching the last 16, but neither will be sure of safety until at least Saturday after the section’s two best teams went toe-to-toe over 90 compelling minutes.
With 11 points from five matches BG Pathum remain on top of the group, and will stay there if they beat Jeonnam Dragons in their final match, while Melbourne City increased their tally to nine ahead of their clash against United City FC.
Group I: Ulsan Hyundai edge Kawasaki Frontale in thriller
Johor Bahru: Ulsan Hyundai have resurrected their hopes of a place in the AFC Champions League™ 2022 Round of 16 after the Korea Republic side powered to a hard-earned 3-2 victory over Kawasaki Frontale in a captivating Group I encounter at the Tan Sri Dato' Hj Hassan Yunos Stadium on Wednesday.
In a congested race for the sole automatic qualification spot, the K League leaders leaped over their Japanese rivals to go top of the group on 10 points and their destiny now rests firmly on their shoulders with victory against Johor Darul Ta’zim on the final match day on Saturday confirming their place in the Round of 16.
Preview - Group H: Sydney FC (AUS) v Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC (KOR)
Ho Chi Minh City: Sydney FC are determined to grab their second chance of AFC Champions League 2022 Round of 16 qualification when they face Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in Group H on Thursday.
Jeonbuk's surprise 1-1 Matchday Four draw with hosts Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) opened a window of opportunity for Sydney and forward Kosta Barbarouses said the players are determined to revive their Round of 16 hopes against Jeonbuk.
Preview - Group H: Yokohama F. Marinos (JPN) v Hoang Anh Gia Lai (VIE)
Ho Chi Minh City: Kiatisuk Senamuang has backed his Hoang Anh Gia Lai players to produce another inspiring performance when they take on Yokohama F. Marinos in Group H of the AFC Champions League 2022 on Thursday.
HAGL came from behind to hold Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 1-1 on Monday for their second point of the tournament, having registered a similar score against Sydney FC on Matchday Two.