UAE coach Edgardo Bauza will be forced to select his squad for the final two qualifying matches for Russia 2018 after watching his players in Europe.
AFC CL quarterfinal between the SIPG, and Evergrande promises much watch football says FC's Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill.
New Beijing Guoan coach Roger Schmidt has set his sights on returning the club to the Asian Champions League.
Asian Champions League organizers are preparing to play a quarterfinal in neutral venues because of diplomatic tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Singapore's Home United will take on Ceres-Negros in the AFC Cup Zonal final in August, with the winners facing AFC Cup runners up FC Istiklol next.
Elkeson opened the scoring as Shanghai SIPG won 3-2 against Jiangsu Suning for a 5-3 aggregate victory in an AFC Champions League second-round match.