Shanghai reaches knockout stage of Asian Champions League

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Hulk and Oscar scored a goal each Wednesday to lead Shanghai SIPG over FC Seoul 4-2 and into the second round of the Asian Champions League.

Hulk equalized for the hosts after the South Korean team took an early lead. Oscar scored late to complete the win.

Urawa Reds also advanced from Group F by beating Western Sydney Wanderers 6-1.


Group E

Thai club Muangthong United of Thailand reached the last 16 for the first time by beating Brisbane Roar 3-0.

Former Newcastle United striker Xisco scored the opening goal for the host team.

Kashima Antlers also advanced, beating South Korean club Ulsan Horangi 4-0. All four goals came in the second half.

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