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Sport Sydney FC settle for Shanghai Shenhua draw in Asian Champions League classic

00:57  22 february  2018
00:57  22 february  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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+ Sydney FC will qualify for the AFC Champions League quarter-finals if it beats Urawa Reds in Japan on May 23 in spite of its goalless draw against Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua at Aussie Stadium.

Sydney FC rebounded from their disappointing opening day performance against Suwon to claim a 2-2 draw with Shanghai Shenhua , although It means the Italian World Cup winner has yet to steer his team to a win since returning to the club ahead of the new Chinese Super League (CSL) season.

Bobo of Sydney FC celebrates a goal form team mate Luke Wilkshire during the AFC Champions League Group H match between Shanghai Shenhua FC and Sydney FC.© Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Bobo of Sydney FC celebrates a goal form team mate Luke Wilkshire during the AFC Champions League Group H match between Shanghai Shenhua FC and Sydney FC. Sydney FC earned a crucial point after holding Shanghai Shenhua to a 2-2 draw on the road in a thrilling Asian Champions League clash on Wednesday night.

The Sky Blues had the better of the early exchanges but trailed in the 26th minute after Obafemi Martins opened the scoring for the home side from close range.

Luke Wilkshire scored a rare goal to drag the visitors back on level terms just two minutes later.

Skipper Alex Brosque then handed Sydney their first lead of the high-octane affair with a classy strike before Fredy Guarin levelled three minutes from half-time.

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THERE is life in Sydney FC ’s Asian Champions League campaign yet after the A- League champions produced a much-improved performance against Shanghai Shenhua .

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Chinese FA Cup winners Shanghai Shenhua face a tough test in the 2018 Asian Champions League after being drawn Wednesday against top Japanese club Kashima Antlers and Australian A- League leaders Sydney FC .

The goals stopped after the break but the end-to-end action didn’t as both sides kept up their attack.

Brosque had arguably the best chance of the second stanza but could only find the side netting after a menacing run.

A hamstring injury to defender Michael Zullo added further disappointment for Graham Arnold’s men, who created enough chances to earn maximum points.

Zullo will have scans upon his return to Sydney but appears likely to miss several weeks in a blow for the Sky Blues.

The A-League champions remain on the bottom of Group H on one point after two matches.

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