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ACL draw gets clearer for A-League clubs

Melbourne Victory's opening ACL opponents will be first-timers Daegu FC after the South Koreans claimed their first trophy this week -- the FA Cup.

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Mourinho's long-time No. 2 takes Jeonbuk job

Jose Morais will take over as head coach at Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors after long-serving incumbent Choi Kang-hee departs at the end of the season.

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JDT leading the way for Malaysia in Asia

Malaysia's first entrant into the Asian Champions League group stage, Johor Darul Ta'zim, has big aspirations for further growth.

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Suwon beat Jeonbuk 3-0 in quarterfinal first leg

Jeonbuk, 21 points ahead of Suwon in South Korea's K-League, had been expected to win but conceded three goals in the final 15 minutes.

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Tianjin to face Kashima in ACL quarterfinals

Tianjin Quanjian, China's last remaining representative in the Asian Champions League, will take on Japan's Kashima Antlers in the quarterfinals.

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ACL: Tianjin oust Evergrande in round of 16

Guangzhou Evergrande crashed out of the Asian Champions League on Tuesday evening as Fabio Cannavaro's side were eliminated by Tianjin Quanjian.

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Suzuki, Nishi lead Kashima past SIPG in ACL

Yuma Suzuki and Daigo Nishi scored and an own goal by Yu Hai helped Kashima Antlers take a 3-1 lead over Shanghai SIPG in the round of 16 first leg.

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Tianjin boss wants ACL boost to league form

Tianjin face Guangzhou Evergrande in an all-Chinese clash next month after finishing second in Group E behind two-time champions Jeonbuk Motors.

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Victory hand SIPG first ACL defeat

Melbourne Victory's youngsters put on a show, beating Shanghai SIPG 2-1 in the Asian Champions League.

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Sydney FC critical of Allianz Stadium pitch

Sydney FC players have denounced the standard of Allianz Stadium's pitch and expressed relief it will be re-turfed in time for their A-League semi.

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Carvalho's brace lifts Guangzhou in ACL

Alan Carvalho struck twice as Guangzhou Evergrande saw off Cerezo Osaka to advance to the knockout rounds of the Asian Champions League.

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Sydney FC exit AFC Champions League

A wasteful Sydney FC are out of the AFC Champions League after a fiery 0-0 stalemate with a second-string Shanghai Shenhua.

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Victory to unleash young guns on SIPG

Shanghai SIPG have brought a pair of stars but Melbourne Victory are still likely to play the kids in their inconsequential ACL clash on Wednesday.

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No excuses for Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory's leaders have fronted up after a four-goal spanking from Ulsan Hyundai sent them packing from the AFC Champions League.

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Mierzejewski: FC can resurrect ACL campaign

Sydney FC's Adrian Mierzejewski says his side believe they can qualify for the knockout stages of the ACL following a stunning 4-1 win over Suwon.

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AFC: Tianjin into knockouts; SIPG top group

Anthony Modeste's late header guaranteed Tianjin Quanjian would advance to the knockout phase of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday night.