AFC Champions League: Oscar penalty miss as Silva bullet sinks SIPG

Posted on Apr 11 2017 - 3:55pm by admin

Shanghai SIPG midfielder Oscar (right) in action during the AFC Champions League match against and Urawa Red Diamonds in Saitama, on April 11, 2017

the outcome way Urawa red Diamonds replace SIPG at the prime of group F on away objectives scored in fixtures between the 2 aspects.

big-cash midfielder Oscar missed a 2nd-half penalty as Andre Villas-Boas's Shanghai SIPG lost 1-0 to Urawa crimson Diamonds of their first defeat of this 12 months's AFC Champions League on Tuesday.

After SIPG went behind to Rafael Silva's forty fourth-minute strike, 60-million-euro signing Oscar regarded set to handle SIPG's unbeaten record in team F when he won a penalty in the 64th minute.

however the Brazil international, after a stutter run-up, noticed his spot-kick palmed onto the bar by using Urawa goalkeeper Shusaku Nishikawa, prompting loud celebrations by way of the house lovers.

the end result manner the japanese aspect change SIPG on the top of staff F on away objectives scored in fixtures between the two aspects, after SIPG's three-2 win in Shanghai last month.

Alex Teixeira, every other expensive Brazilian import to China, fared significantly better as he scored one and arrange two more in Jiangsu Suning's three-zero victory over Japan's Gamba Osaka.

Teixeira slammed a sumptuous opener after just three minutes when he robbed veteran Japan global Yasuhito Endo and surged ahead sooner than hitting a powerful finish previous Masaaki Higashiguchi.

He teed up his Brazilian compatriot, Ramires, 4 minutes later with a deadly ball into the box which the ex-Chelsea man recommended prior Higashiguchi.

And Teixeira completed the masterclass just earlier than 1/2-time with a pinpoint free kick onto the head of defender Hong Jeong-Ho, who made it 3-zero as Jiangsu stayed prime of group H with a maximum 12 factors from four video games.

beneath them in the identical team, Adelaide United resurrected their hopes of accomplishing the last sixteen with a 3-1 away win over Jeju United to climb off the bottom of the standings.

And in group F, FC Seoul kept their marketing campaign simply alive with a 3-2 victory over 2014 champions Western Sydney Wanderers, courtesy of a double from Dejan Damjanovic.

"I'm in reality happy and finally we gained," stated the Montenegrin striker, as he celebrated the primary win of the campaign for last year's semi-finalists.

Of stories linking him to the Wanderers for subsequent season, Damjanovic added: "i am 36 soon and that i came to Korea to finish my football, but you by no means comprehend and my contract finishes in November however my first option is Seoul."

Seoul's first points in team F give them an outdoor chance of creating the knock-out rounds as they are tied on three factors with Western Sydney, six at the back of Urawa and SIPG.

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