Eastern's female coach Chan Yuen-ting will rebound from a 7-0 defeat to Guangzhou Evergrande in the AFC Champions League, says defender Josh Mitchell.
Jiangsu Suning coach Choi Yong-soo stressed his side's 1-0 win over Jeju United and Shanghai SIPG's success over FC Seoul did not signal a power shift
Luiz Felipe Scolari offered Eastern coach Chan Yuen-ting words of encouragement after Guangzhou Evergrande thrashed them in the AFC Champions League.
Hong Kong's Eastern and their female coach Chan Yuen-ting suffered a 7-0 defeat in their AFC Champions League debut at Guangzhou Evergrande.
Gamba Osaka proved too strong for Adelaide United, running out 3-0 winners in the opening match of Group H in the Asian Champions League.
The emergence of the Brisbane Roar's generation next has further underlined the pressing need for A-League expansion, coach John Aloisi says.