The race to avoid automatic relegation in Korea Republic is going down to the wire after bottom side Suwon Samsung Bluewings posted a 3-2 derby victory against Suwon FC while second-from-bottom Gangwon also won meaning only three points separate the three sides at the foot of the ladder.
Shanghai Shenhua overcame Qingdao Hainiu on Tuesday to progress to the final of the Chinese FA Cup while the finalists of the Hong Kong Senior Shield were also decided on Sunday, so join the-AFC.com as we bring you up to speed with the action from across East Asia.
Japan: Osako strikes late in Vissel win
Vissel Kobe maintained their two-point lead in the J1 League after Yuya Osako struck a last-gasp winner to down Urawa Red Diamonds 2-1 in Saitama on Sunday. Matheus Thuler’s opener for the league leaders was cancelled out by the Asian champions in the 91st minute through Jose Kante. .....