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Why is the A-League's record in Asia so poor?

Semifinalists Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory limped out of the Champions League this week, again underlining the gap between the A-League and Asia.

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Victory send youth team to take on Daegu FC

The Victory have taken the kids to South Korea for their midweek AFC Champions League distraction, leaving the bulk of their senior squad at home.

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Sydney's damaging draw with Shanghai SIPG

Sydney FC face a battle to advance from their Asian Champions League group following a 3-3 draw with China's Shanghai SIPG on Wednesday.

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Victory suffer late Champions League defeat

Sanfrecce Hiroshima denied Keisuke Honda on his Japanese homecoming, finding a late goal to dent Melbourne Victory's AFC Champions League ambitions.

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Victory slump to defeat in ACL opener

Ola Toivonen made a scoring return but goals to Cesinha, Hwang Soon-Min and Edgar left Victory with much to do.

AFC CL Standings

GROUP AGPWDLGDP
Zob-Ahan6330+512
Al Nassr6312+410
Zawra6222+58
Al-Wasl6105-143
GROUP BGPWDLGDP
Al-Wahda6411+513
Al-Ittihad6321+411
Lokomotive Tashkent6213-17
Al Rayyan6105-83
GROUP CGPWDLGDP
Al Hilal6411+513
Al Duhail6231+39
Esteghlal6222-28
Al-Ain6024-62
GROUP DGPWDLGDP
Al Sadd6312-110
Al-Ahly630309
Pakhtakor Tashkent622208
Persepolis6213+17
GROUP EGPWDLGDP
Shandong Luneng Taishan6321+211
Kashima Antlers6312+110
Gyeongnam6222+18
Johor Darul Ta'zim6114-44
GROUP FGPWDLGDP
Sanfrecce Hiroshima6501+515
Guangzhou Evergrande6312+410
Daegu FC6303+49
Melbourne Victory6015-131
GROUP GGPWDLGDP
Jeonbuk Motors6411+413
Urawa Red Diamonds6312+510
Beijing Sinobo Guoan6213-27
Buriram United6114-74
GROUP HGPWDLGDP
Ulsan Hyundai6321-211
Shanghai SIPG6231+59
Kawasaki Frontale6222+38
Sydney FC6033-63