Previous
Arsenal
FC Basel
2
0
FT
Game Details
Borussia Monchengladbach
Barcelona
1
2
FT
Game Details
Celtic
Manchester City
3
3
FT
Game Details
Atletico Madrid
Bayern Munich
1
0
FT
Game Details
Ludogorets Razgrad
Paris Saint-Germain
1
3
FT
Game Details
Rostov
PSV Eindhoven
2
2
FT
Game Details
Napoli
Benfica
4
2
FT
Game Details
Besiktas
Dynamo Kiev
1
1
FT
Game Details
DC United
Columbus Crew SC
3
0
FT
Game Details
Montreal Impact
San Jose Earthquakes
3
1
FT
Game Details
Toronto FC
Orlando City SC
0
0
FT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Chicago Fire
1
0
FT
Game Details
Next

Eriksson: We can reach ACL semifinals

ACL
Read
ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Guangzhou take Asian crown

Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande have been crowned Asian Champions League winners, with a 1-1 second-leg draw against Seoul enough to hand them the title on away goals.

Guangzhou Evergrande lift the Asian Champions League trophy.
Guangzhou celebrate after completing the domestic and Asian double.

Guangzhou claimed a 2-2 draw in the first leg in Seoul, giving them an advantage heading into the penultimate match and Brazilian Elkeson's goal proved enough to clinch the trophy.

Duerden: Glory for Ever-grande Lippi

Both sides went into the break locked at 0-0, with very few chances in the first half aside from Dario Conca's early effort which hit the post.

The hosts always looked most likely to open the scoring and they were unfortunate not to score just two minutes into the second half when Muriqui's close range effort was kept out by Seoul goalkeeper Kim Yong-Dae.

After 57 minutes, Seoul were finally broken down as Elkeson latched onto Muriqui's through ball and buried the ball past Yong-Dae.

The goal did little to dent Seoul's confidence and they got themselves back into the contest just four minutes later when Dejan Damjanovic found the net from Sergio Escudero's pass.

That proved the end of Seoul's chances, though, as Guangzhou held on to make Lippi the first coach to lift both the Asian Champions League and World Cup.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.