Luiz Felipe Scolari conceded the loss of Paulinho was a major factor in Evergrande's 4-0 thrashing in the first leg of their ACL quarterfinal.
Hulk scored one and made two as Shanghai SIPG thrashed CSL rivals Guangzhou Evergrande 4-0 in the AFC Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
Andre Villas-Boas says his Shanghai SIPG must overcome off-field issues when they take on Guangzhou Evergrande in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Brazil midfielder Paulinho completes a journey of personal redemption with his move to Barcelona while boosting Asian football, writes John Duerden.
Ezequiel Lavezzi's brace moved Hebei CFFC back up into fifth in the CSL standings, keeping alive their 2018 AFC Champions League qualification hopes.
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.