Group F: Viettel FC turn on the power for resounding AFC Champions League victory over Kaya FC-Iloilo
Bangkok: Viettel FC were at their best to defeat Kaya FC-Iloilo 5-0 in Group F of the 2021 AFC Champions League at the Pathum Thani Stadium on Tuesday.
Having been denied an opening day win by a Ulsan Hyundai FC stoppage time winner, Vietnam's Viettel turned on the power from the start as they saw off Philippines side Kaya FC with two first half goals before completing the job with a rousing second half performance.
The win meant Viettel leapfrog BG Pathum United into second place on goal difference with both on three points. Defending champions Ulsan Hyundai FC lead with two wins, having defeated BG Pathum United 2-0 earlier on Tuesday.
Group I: Rampant Daegu impress in AFC Champions League win over United City
Tashkent: Deagu FC made amends for their opening day loss by emphatically beating United City FC 7-0 in Group I of the 2021 AFC Champions League at Bunyodkor Stadium on Tuesday.
The Korea Republic side also recorded their biggest ever AFC Champions League win, with their previous biggest victory being a 4-0 triumph against Australia’s Melbourne Victory in the 2019 edition of the tournament.
Group I: Kawasaki Frontale flex muscles in AFC Champions League masterclass against Beijing FC
Tashkent: Kawasaki Frontale flexed their muscle in the 2021 AFC Champions League on Tuesday, overwhelming an undermanned Beijing FC to win 7-0 at Lokomotiv Stadium.
Kei Chinen came off the bench to bag a brace, while five other players got on the scoresheet as the Japanese champions dismantled their young opponents in ruthless fashion to register their biggest ever win in the competition.
The result follows Kawasaki’s 3-2 win over Daegu FC on Saturday, keeping them at the top of Group I with the maximum six points after two of six group matches, while Beijing sit in equal third with one point.
Preview - Group J: Port FC raring for AFC Champions League showdown with Cerezo Osaka
Buriram: Sarawut Treephan is convinced his Port FC team are starting to hit their stride as they count down to their first meeting in Group J of the 2021 AFC Champions League with Japan’s Cerezo Osaka at Buriram Stadium on Wednesday.
The Thai side slipped to a 2-0 loss at the hands of Hong Kong’s Kitchee in their opening game – their first-ever in the group phase of the continental club championship – but bounced back to register a comfortable 3-0 victory over Guangzhou FC.
Preview - Group J: Chu expects more of the same from Kitchee in AFC Champions League clash with Guangzhou
Buriram: Kitchee coach Alex Chu Chi-kwong will call for more of the same from his players when they take on Guangzhou FC in the AFC Champions League in Buriram on Wednesday as the Hong Kong club look to pick up their second win in Group J.
The Hong Kong Premier League champions kicked off their 2021 campaign with a 2-0 victory over Port FC in a perfect display of counterattacking football before slipping to a narrow 2-1 loss at the hands of Cerezo Osaka.