Defending champions Ulsan Hyundai’s six-game winning streak at the start of the new season in Korea Republic was snapped following a 2-1 loss to newcomers Daejeon Hana Citizen on Sunday, but Hong Myung-bo’s side still lead the way in K League 1 by three points over Pohang Steelers.
In Japan, Yuya Osako and Yoshinori Muto scored two goals apiece as frontrunners Vissel Kobe defeated Kashima Antlers 5-1 on Saturday to preserve their two-point lead while there were also matches in Hong Kong and Macau, so join the-AFC.com as we review the week’s action from across East Asia.
China PR: Three Towns, Shandong begin with defeats
Wuhan Three Towns’ title defence in the Chinese Super League began with a 2-0 defeat to visitors Shanghai Port on Saturday. Brazilian winger Paulinho’s second-half brace for Javier Pereira's side downed the reigning champions, who began their season with a 2-0 win over Shandong Taishan in the Super Cup earlier this month. .....