In China PR, league leaders Shanghai Port suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Chengdu Rongcheng, but despite their recent inconsistencies, Javier Pereira’s side remain favourites to win the title as they have an eight-point lead over their closest challengers Shandong Taishan with four matches remaining.
Reigning champions Ulsan Hyundai extended their lead at the top to eight points in Korea Republic with a dramatic 3-2 win against Suwon FC on Sunday while there were also matches taking place in Guam and Hong Kong, China, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from across East Asia.
Japan: Marinos keep up with Vissel
Brazilian striker Anderson Lopes was on target twice as reigning champions Yokohama F. Marinos recovered from conceding an early Yuma Suzuki opener to defeat hosts and fellow title challengers Kashima Antlers 2-1 on Sunday and remain one point behind leaders Vissel Kobe with six games to go in the J1 League. .....