Reds take big step toward Asian Champions League final

Soccer Oct 2, 2019

Reds take big step toward Asian Champions League final

Superb goals from Fabricio and Takahiro Sekine lifted J. League side Urawa Reds to a 2-0 semifinal first-leg win over China's Guangzhou Evergrande in the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. In a game more one-sided than the score thanks to tenacious and disciplined defending by ...

Antlers leave Guangzhou with scoreless draw

Soccer Aug 29, 2019

Antlers leave Guangzhou with scoreless draw

The Kashima Antlers kicked off their Asian Champions League quarterfinal tie with a 0-0 draw in hot and humid conditions against Guangzhou Evergrande on Wednesday. Antlers, the 2018 champions, were playing Guangzhou for the fifth time in the ACL, and it was the first time ...

Kashima Antlers drawn to face Guangzhou Evergrande in ACL quarterfinals

Soccer Jul 2, 2019

Kashima Antlers drawn to face Guangzhou Evergrande in ACL quarterfinals

Defending champion Kashima Antlers face a tough showdown in the Asian Champions League quarterfinals after being drawn Tuesday against Fabio Cannavaro’s Guangzhou Evergrande, two-time winners of the competition. Urawa Reds, champions in 2007 and 2017, will take on Shanghai SIPG, who have never made it ...

Muto header propels Reds past Evergrande

Soccer Apr 5, 2016

Muto header propels Reds past Evergrande

Urawa Reds took a significant step toward qualifying for the knockout stages of the Asian Champions League with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Chinese defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night. Yuki Muto headed home the opener early in the second half in front of ...

Urawa confident of beating Asian champions Guangzhou

Soccer / J. League Apr 4, 2016

Urawa confident of beating Asian champions Guangzhou

Urawa Reds boss Mihailo Petrovic is confident his side can extend its recent run of good form when it takes on defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande in a crunch Group H match in the Asian Champions League in Saitama on Tuesday night. Reds are unbeaten in ...

Soccer Feb 3, 2016

Guangzhou snaps up Atletico striker Martinez

Guangzhou Evergrande has signed striker Jackson Martinez from Atletico Madrid for a bumper transfer fee of €42 million ($46 million), the south China club confirmed on Wednesday. The Colombia international, who has inked a four-year deal, will link up with fellow South Americans Paulinho and ...

Guangzhou beats Club America to set up Barcelona semi

Soccer Dec 13, 2015

Guangzhou beats Club America to set up Barcelona semi

by Jim Armstrong

Paulinho scored in the final minute of stoppage time on Sunday as Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande beat Mexico's Club America 2-1 to advance to the semifinal of the Club World Cup. Paulinho's header off a corner kick in the 93rd minute allowed Luiz Felipe Scolari's ...

Scolari believes Guangzhou could surprise at Club World Cup

Soccer Dec 12, 2015

Scolari believes Guangzhou could surprise at Club World Cup

Brazilian manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has high hopes for Guangzhou Evergrande at the Club World Cup, saying the Chinese champions have the potential to exceed their fourth-place finish in the tournament two years ago. Guangzhou begins its campaign on Sunday against Mexican club America. A victory ...

Zheng leads Evergrande past Gamba

Soccer Oct 1, 2015

Zheng leads Evergrande past Gamba

Zheng Zhi scored the winning goal as Guangzhou Evergrande beat Gamba Osaka 2-1 in the first leg of the Asian Champions League semifinals on Wednesday. Gamba welcomed the return of the J. League's top scorer Takashi Usami, who missed his team's 3-2 win over Jeonbuk ...