Goals from the Asian & CONCAACF Champions Leagues

Nagoya Grampus Eight 1 – Newcastle Jets 1 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) Newcastle started strongly and dealt the hosts an early blow when Tarek Elrich scored a rebound in the 9th minute. Grampus Eight were level in the 64th minute Keiji Tamada curled home a fine free-kick which had keeper Ben Kennedy rooted to the spot.

Ulsan Hyundai 1 – Beijing Guoan 0 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) Oh Jang-eun came off the bench to score the winner for the South Koreans. Home goalkeeper Kim Young-kwang also played his part in the win as he saved a late Huang Bowen penalty.

Saba Battery 0 – Pakhtakor 2 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) The Iranians Mohsen Yousefi sent off midway through the first half and the Uzbekis made their numerical advantage count after the break with a double from Farhod Tadjiyev.

Armed Forces FC 1 – Kashima Antlers 4 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) Masashi Motoyama put the visitors ahead in the 23rd minute only for the hosts to quickly respond with a Hafiz Osman header two minutes later. Atsuto Uchida put Kashima ahead once again three minutes before the break and Yuya Osako headed home early in the second half. Daniel Bennett sealed the win when he struck his side’s fourth in injury time.

Al-Hilal 2 – Al-Ahli 1 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) The visitors stunned the hosts when they took the lead in the 12th minute through Ahmed Khalil before Yasser Al Qahtani levelled in the 31st minute. Radoi then scored from the spot in injury-time to ensure the three points went Al Hilal’s way.

Umm Salal 1 – Esteghlal 0 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009) Fabio Cesar scored the only goal in the 68th minute.

Al Jazira 0 – Al Ittihad 0 (Asian Champions League, April 7, 2009)

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Cruz Azul 3* – Puerto Rico Islanders 1 (Pens. 4-2) (CONCACAF Champions League, April 7, 2009)