East Asia Wrap: Sanfrecce take pole position; Seongnam stun Ulsan
Hong Kong: Sanfrecce Hiroshima’s 2-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse on Saturday continued their winning streak and saw them leapfrog Yokohama F. Marinos at the top of the J1 League standings.
K League 1 leaders Ulsan Hyundai were beaten 2-0 by bottom side Seongnam FC on Sunday, while title chasers Shandong Taishan lost to Shanghai Shenhua in China PR.
Elsewhere, Macau champions C.P.K. rounded off their second successive Liga de Elite season with a 100 percent winning record and there were also games in Mongolia and Hong Kong, so join the-AFC.com as we wrap up the action from across East Asia.
East Asia and ASEAN Wrap: Jeonbuk down Ulsan; Marinos stay top
Kuala Lumpur: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors breathed new life into the K League 1 title race as a 3-1 win over runaway leaders Ulsan Hyundai on Sunday cut the lead at the top to seven points.
There was little change in Japan’s J1 League as the top four all won to mean Yokohama F. Marinos remain a point clear, while Wuhan Three Towns stay ahead of the rest in China PR and Sabah moved out in front in Malaysia.
Elsewhere, there was action in Singapore, Mongolia, Laos, Macau and Chinese Taipei so join the-AFC.com as we review the leagues from across East and Southeast Asia.
East Asia and ASEAN Wrap: 2022 Chinese Super League gets underway
Hong Kong: The 2022 Chinese Super League kicked off over the weekend with defending champions Shandong Taishan enjoying a winning start and newly promoted Wuhan Three Towns posting an emphatic victory on their top-flight debut.
While the majority of leagues across the region are on an international break, there were J.League Cup games in Japan and fixtures in both Laos and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we look back on the action.
Hong Kong: Yokohama F. Marinos moved to the J1 League summit after a 2-0 win at Jubilo Iwata helped them take full advantage of the defeats suffered by Kashima Antlers and Kawasaki Frontale.
Ulsan Hyundai are now 10 points clear at the top of K League 1 after they won and defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors lost, while there was also action in Chinese Taipei and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest rounds of fixtures from across East Asia.
East Asia Wrap: Vissel claim first win; K League leaders held
Hong Kong: Struggling Vissel Kobe picked up their first win of the J1 League season at the weekend as they posted a resounding 4-0 victory over high-flying Sagan Tosu to breath new life into their campaign.
In Korea Republic, pacesetters Ulsan Hyundai were held to a 2-2 draw by Incheon United, while there were games in Mongolia, Macau and Chinese Taipei, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at the action from around East Asia.
East Asia Wrap: Ulsan, Kawasaki back in the groove
Hong Kong: After disappointing AFC Champions League™ 2022 exits, Ulsan Hyundai and Kawasaki Frontale returned to Korea Republic and Japan respectively to post wins as they got their campaigns back on track in perfect fashion.
Ulsan moved seven points clear at the top of K League 1, while Kawasaki sit second in the J1 League but were boosted by leaders Kashima Antlers losing at Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
Elsewhere in East Asia, there was action in Chinese Taipei, Macau and Mongolia, so join the-AFC.com as we review the latest rounds of fixtures.
ASEAN and East Asia Wrap: Victory set club record to close in on fellow Melbourne sides
Kuala Lumpur: Melbourne Victory posted a club record 12th game unbeaten by defeating Macarthur FC 4-1 on Friday to keep alive their chances of catching city rivals Melbourne City and Western United at the top of the A-League.
Muangthong United’s win over Bangkok United means a thrilling race for third place in Thailand looks set to go down to the wire, while Sabah denied Kedah the chance to go top in Malaysia and there was J.League Cup action in Japan.
Elsewhere, there were games in Cambodia, Laos, Macau and Mongolia, so join the-AFC.com as we look back on the weekend’s fixtures from across ASEAN and East Asia.
East Asia Wrap: Marinos stun Kashima; FC Seoul win ‘Super Match’
Hong Kong: Three goals in the final 10 minutes saw Yokohama F. Marinos claim a dramatic 3-0 away win at Kashima Antlers on Sunday that knocked their opponents off top spot and saw them rise to third in the J1 League standings.
There was a similar scenario in the Korean capital, where FC Seoul scored two late goals to win the ‘Super Match’ 2-0 against Suwon Samsung Bluewings, while there was also a full round of fixtures in Mongolia and Macau.
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East Asia Wrap: Cerezo stun Kawasaki, Jeonbuk return to winning ways
Hong Kong: Cerezo Osaka produced arguably the result of the season so far in Japan as they claimed a stunning 4-1 away victory against defending champions Kawasaki Frontale.
In Korea Republic, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors ended their uncharacteristically poor recent run by edging Gangwon FC 2-1, while there was also action in Mongolia and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we look back at the latest rounds of fixtures from across East Asia.
ASEAN & East Asia Wrap: Bali crowned champions; Ulsan beat rivals Pohang
Kuala Lumpur: Bali United have been crowned champions of Indonesia for the second time after title rivals Persib Bandung dropped points over the weekend confirmed the destination of the Liga 1 trophy.
Ulsan Hyundai claimed bragging rights in Korea Republic by overcoming East Coast Derby rivals Pohang Steelers on Sunday, while the top two teams won in Australia to pull further away from the chasing pack.
Elsewhere, there were games in Cambodia and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we look back on the action from across ASEAN and East Asia.