Europe Wrap: Lee strike downs City; Abe scores first goal in Belgium
Kuala Lumpur: Korea Republic's Lee Geum-min hit a late winner to help Brighton & Hove Albion defeat her former club Manchester City 1-0 on Sunday while Matildas star Caitlin Foord netted in the English women’s top flight as Arsenal won 6-2 at Leicester City.
Shuto Abe scored his first goal in Belgium since the move from FC Tokyo in RWB Molenbeek’s 3-1 win against KAS Eupen on Saturday while his Japanese compatriot Ritsu Doan was on target in the UEFA Europa League as Germany's SC Freiburg defeated Serbia’s FK TSC 5-0.
Islamic Republic of Iran's Ali Karimi scored in Turkey, Korea Republic’s Yang Hyun-jun netted his first goal for Celtic in Scotland and Australia’s Aivi Luik finished runner-up in Sweden with BK Hacken, so join the-AFC.com as we find out how the Asian stars performed in Europe over the past week.
Tashkent: Head coach Kim Eun-sook said half-time changes paved the way for Korea Republic’s Hyundai Steel Red Angels FC to cruise to a 3-0 win against Sydney Football Club of Australia in the AFC Women's Club Championship™ 2023 on Sunday.
Tia N’Rehy put the Red Angels ahead going into the break before Kim rang in the changes with goals coming from Hong Hye-ji and Kim Hye-ri for the win and top spot in Group B.
The teams came into the tie level on six points but it was the Korea Republic side that came up tops after Kim identified the need to change her team’s tactics at half-time.
Kuala Lumpur: Head coach Shin Tae-yong believes Indonesia have a decent chance of advancing to the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023™ Round of 16 despite being drawn in a tough Group D.
Shin's confidence stems from his side's ability to advance to the Finals from a difficult qualifying campaign, with Indonesia producing their best in the third round to join the continent's best in Qatar 2023.