Chanchung Yatai 9 – Persipura Jayapura 0 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Gao Jian and Johnny Woodly Lambert both fired hat-tricks as Changchun followed up an opening Champions League defeat at Kashima Antlers in emphatic fashion as they thumped the hapless Indonesians.
Melbourne Victory 0 – Seongnam Ilhwa 2 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Sasa Ogenovski’s 40th minute goal and Yun Young-sun’s late effort sealed a second consecutive victory for Korean outfit Seongnam. Melbourne are yet to get off the mark in this season’s competition.
Kawasaki Frontale 1 – Beijing Guoan 3 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Joel Griffiths scored in the 36th minute to give Beijing a 1-0 lead but Kosuke Kikuchi leveled just four minutes later from a corner. With the snow coming down hard, Wang Changqing came off the bench the turn the match at the break as he gave Beijing the lead in the 65th minute with a tidy sidefooted effort fro 16-yards, and he put the game out of reach with lovely lob four minutes from time.
Jeonbuk 1 – Kashima Antlers 2 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Jeonbuk opened the scoring four minutes before half-time through their Brazilian star Eninho, who made the most of his chances after being put through by former Boro flop Lee Dong-Gook. Koji Nakata struck the equaliser in the 70th minute after latching on to a cross from Gabriel before Yasushi Endo prodded home a last-minute winner for Kashima.
Al-Gharafa 3 – Al Ahli 2 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Al Gharafa took the lead after just two minutes at Al Gharafa Stadium through Mohammed Al Zaini only for a deflected shot from Brazilian playmaker Marcinho to pull the visitors level on the stroke of halftime. Abdulrahim Mustafa handed Sergio Fariasâ€™s side the lead just after the hour mark, but after substitute Al Shammari equalised, Araujo struck with nine minutes remaining as Al Gharafa maintained their 100% record in the competition.
Al Wahda 1 – Bunyodkor 2 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010) Denilson struck in either half to seal the win as last yearâ€™s quarter-finalists built on their opening round victory over Saudi Arabiaâ€™s Al Ittihad. Saeed Al Kathiri pulled a goal back for Al Wahda with a minute remaining, but it was not enough as Josef Hickersbergerâ€™s side suffered a second consecutive defeat.
Al Ittihad 2 – Zob Ahan 2 (Asian Champions League, March 9, 2010)