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AFC Champions League: Melbourne Victory inflict first defeat on Shanghai SIPG

Melbourne Victory celebrate their victory over Shanghai SIPG in the AFC Champions League

Melbourne, April 18: Shanghai SIPG were beaten in their last match of the AFC Champions League group stage, while fellow qualified sides Tianjin Quanjian and Jeonbuk Motors wrapped up with wins.

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Wednesday's schedule of four matches had little riding on them with the top two spots in both Group E and Group F having been decided.

Melbourne Victory inflicted SIPG's first defeat of this season's competition with a second-half header from Jai Ingham earning a 2-1 victory, ensuring the Australian side finish the group stage on a high.

In Group F's other dead rubber, Ulsan Hyundai came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw away to Kawasaki Frontale, who were denied their first win after second-half goals from Park Yong-woo and Lee Yeong-jae.

SIPG face Kashima Antlers next month in the knockout stage and Ulsan will take on fellow Koreans Suwon Bluewings.

Jeonbuk claimed top spot in Group E with their fifth win, a 3-0 success at home to Hong Kong side Kitchee secured thanks to a fine performance from Kim Shin-wook, who scored one and provided two assists.

Second-placed Tianjin edged a five-goal thriller as they finished two points behind Jeonbuk, a header from Yang Xu proving the decisive strike in a 3-2 home win over Kashiwa Reysol.

Chinese Super League side Tianjin will play domestic rivals Guangzhou Evergrande in the round of 16.

Source: OPTA

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Story first published: Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 19:00 [IST]
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