Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
Buriram United 3 – Kashiwa Reysol 2 (AFC Champions League, March 7, 2012) Makkharom and Askar Jadigerov scored first half goals for the Thai hosts before Junya Tanaka and Hiroki Sakai responded for Kashiwa. Jirawat Makkharom scored in the 77th minute winner for Buriram.
Jeonbuk Motors 1 – Guangzhou Evergrande 5 (AFC Champions League, March 7, 2012) The Chinese visitors were 2-0 ahead by the interval thanks to strikes from Cleo (28) and Dario Conca (42). Cleo then added a third in the 71st minute before Jung Shung-Hoon replied a minute later for Jeonbuk. But Conca’s second goal after 74 minutes put the match beyond the South Koreans with Luiz Muriqui completing the rout two minutes later.
Nagoya Grampus Eight 2 – Seongnam Ilhwa 2 (AFC Champions League, March 7, 2012) Heverton gave his team a 1-0 lead two minutes after the break, but Australia striker Josh Kennedy leveled for Nagoya from the penalty spot 10 minutes later.Mu Kanazaki gave the hosts a 2-1 lead in the 73rd minute before Heverton’s last-gasp equaliser, an overhead kick, assisted by an overhead kick. Amazing.
Sepahan 1 – Al Nasr 0 (AFC Champions League, March 7, 2012) Bruno Cesar Correa scored the winner in the 64th.
Tianjin Teda 0 – Central Coast Mariners 0 (AFC Champions League, March 7, 2012)