Vissel Kobe Midfielder Andres Iniesta celebrates his goal against Guangzhou Evergrande Wednesday in Doha, Qatar. Photo: VCG
Andres Iniesta marked his first goal in the Asian Champions League While Vissel Kobe powered their way until the 16th year with a 3-1 dominant victory on Fabio Cannavaro’s Guangzhou Evergrande In their group G Clash Wednesday.
Spain and Barcelona Legend shot the center of the center of the box at the 84th minute to help the Japanese side consolidate their position at the top of their group with two victories of more than matches.
They are now five points in front of Guangzhou and Suwon Samsung Bluewings and assured of a place in the Knockout phase after the reduction of the GRBeach with three teams as a result of Malaysia, Johor Darule withdrawal of Ta’zim of the tournament.
Iniesta, declared MVP of the match, had been an influential presence for Vissel Kobe throughout the meeting with his quick thought and his crispy passage, and this is reflected in their first goal at the 44th minute at the Khalifa International Stade.
The Spanish veteran faded a path on the left flank to control a long diagonal pass and having evolved again near the goal line to touch the ball on the way to the path of the progress of the progress Kyogo Furuhashi who struck cleaning, low close closing.
Furuhashi’s personal joy at the rating lasted only 10 minutes in advance, first conceded a corner thenEvé to the horror while his attempt to customs clearance of the resulting kick found his own netzhou the equalizer.
Cannavaro made three substitutions in a desperate offer for victory after attracted their opening game against Sulsung Bluewings of Suwon Samsung Bluewings.
But although the last two champions played a brief violent couple in which they had the defense of kobe under pressure, the goal they never lodged materialized.
Vissel Kobe found his head in the 74th minute, where Douglas, who had just come five minutes ago, took advantage of an excellent rear heel of Daigo Nishi and blew the house of the ball.
Elekson born from Brazil, now known asAi KESEN, had a goal refused by the eight-minute side and when Iniesta struck two minutes later, he stretched the misery of Cannavaro in Doha.
“The result is bad. We tried but I know something in my team is unclear. I do not know if they are afraid of playing or they are no longer confident,” Italian complained after the match.
“I have to try to do my best to give them the confidence to play. It’s my job. I know they are very good players and we can do a lot, a lot, much better. “
Vissel Kobe had landed in Doha after a series of disappointing results at home, granting 58 goals of 33 league matches and lose five games of Affiliate.
but entry themIsier Atsuhiro Miura was preparing Wednesday, saying he was ready with a match plan against a packed side with several Brazilians.
“Guangzhou is a very strong side, they have several good Brazilian players, but we analyzed how they play and how to prevent them from playing their strength,” said Miura.
” We did everything well and that everything went how we wanted it. That’s why we got this result.
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