Two goals in a minute late in the second half sealed Urawa Red Diamonds' place in the semifinals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday evening as the 2007 champions defeated 10-man Kawasaki Frontale 4-1 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.
Rafael Silva and Toshiyuki Takagi scored in the 83rd and 84th minutes respectively to earn Takafumi Hori's a place in the last four, where they will take on Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG for a place in this year's final.
Kawasaki had taken the lead...
Andre Villas-Boas launched a stinging attack on Guangzhou Evergrande and the Asian Fotball Confederation after his side advanced to the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League in dramatic fashion on Tuesday evening.
SIPG crawled over the line to claim a 5-4 penalty shootout win over the two-time champions after previously squandering a 4-0 first-leg advantage as the game went into extra-time and penalties.
The game eventually ended in a 5-5 aggregate draw with SIPG advancing but, despite the win,...
Shanghai SIPG advanced to the semifinals of the AFC Champions League on Tuesday evening as Andre Villas-Boas' side defeated Guangzhou Evergrande 5-4 on penalties after the two-legged tie end in a 5-5 draw.
Yu Hai scored the winning penalty after Ricardo Goulart had missed Evergrande's opening spot kick at Tianhe Stadium.
It capped off an astonishing game in which the Brazilian scored a hat trick, only to end on the losing side.
Leading 4-0 from the first leg, SIPG surrendered their entire advantage...