Few scoring teams in Group G

A goalless affair in Kawasaki means home side Frontale now have four consecutive draws in Group G, while visiting favourites Guangzhou Evergrande, though undefeated, still only have the opening day win at home to Eastern to boast.
In the other match of the group, Suwon Bluewings took on Eastern SC at home and were in charge of proceedings from the very start. Despite having some qualified chances, it still took the Koreans 37 minutes to break the deadlock, Ko Seung-Beom found Yeom Ki-Hun with a cross, following a save from Yapp Hung-Fai, and the striker had only to gently tap it in with his head. Ko then got on the scoresheet himself, beautifully meeting a cross from Lee Yong-Rae with a distinct volley into the bottom corner from just outside the box in the 63rd minute. Eastern were like lambs to the slaughter after that, the hosts brought on Johnathan after 71 minutes played and all that the Brazilian needed  was 4 minutes and two wonderfully taken chances to score a brace. As did Ko with another precise shot only three minutes later. Eastern were disorganised and really looked like the novices that they are in continental competition, although, shortly after Ko’s second goal, Ju Ying-Zhi was only centimetres away from reaching a cross, and getting a consolation goal, from a rare chance for the visitors. At that, Bluewings felt enough was enough and, with no more goals this evening, made their way past Evergrande at the top of the group while Chan Yuen-Ting’s side are still waiting for their first ever AFC Champions League win.

Group G table:
Suwon Bluewings                       8p        +6
Guangzhou Evergrande          6p        +7
Kawasaki Frontale                     4p        0
Eastern SC                                     1p        -13

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