Gamba smash 5 past Melbourne; Chinese minnows Tianjin Teda & Hangzhou pick up shock wins

Gamba Osaka 5 – Melbourne Victory 1 (AFC Champions League, March 1, 2011) The home side got off to a lightning start with goals from Takuya Takei, Adriano (twice taken penalty) and Keun-Ho Lee all within the opening 11 minutes. Kevin Muscat pulled one back with another penalty but second half goals by Takahiro Futagawa and Seung-Yong Kim sealed the rout.

Jeju United 0 – Tianjin Teda 1 (AFC Champions League, March 1, 2011) Yu Dabao’s predatory second-half strike was enough to give Tianjin all three points.

Hangzhou Greentown 2 – Nagoya Grampus Eight 0 (AFC Champions League, March 1, 2011) Reigning J-League champs Grampus Eight crashed to a shock defeat to unfashionable Chinese side Hangzhou Greentown. Nagoya were undone by two second half goals by Honduran striker Luis Ramirez and Bali Maimaitiyili.


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