Iniesta shines again

Andres Iniesta of Vissel Kobe celebrates his goal against Shanghai Sipg Monday in Doha, Qatar. Photo: VCG

Andres Iniesta and Daigo Nishni hit each side of the break while Vissal Kobe launched Shanghai Sipg 2-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League Monday
but of a Other Japanese side Yokohama F. Marinos will not join them during the last phase after being knocked out of 3-2 by Suwon Bluewings of South Korea, which rebounded to a goal to win an exciting victory with two of their goals arriving In the late eight minutes. .

Vissel Kobe flexed to Doha with mixed feelings, having broken a new field in the high-level flight by winning the Cup of the Emperor and the Super Cup atbeginning of the year, but also a suffering of five straight-breaking morals in the J1 League in November

But the lively show of Monday did not put them about three victories of the continental title, a possibility that they would not have considered when they left for their very first appearance in the competition.

The only concern was the possibility of inexta missing the next match after it was to be substituted for the 65th minute with a thigh injury.

Vissel Kobe slightly dragged to the height of the possession of bullet but more incisive with their incursions that keep the defense Sipg Shanghai busy for long periods.

Spain and Legend of Barcelona Iniesta, who had marked hisFirst goal in the tournament to help Vissel Kobe reach the 16-year round with a 3 -1 victory over Guangzhou Evergrande on November 25 was again in his element on Mtheday.

By playing behind Striker Striker Douglas, the 36-year-old brand of the 36-year-old made to enjoy occasional potshots for Shanghai Sipg, keeping the goalkeeper Chen Wei on his toes.

But Chen could not come to the rescue of his team at the 31st minute when Iniesta penetrated a perfect Hoaru Yamaguchi pass just outside the box and dribbon his way before passing a reader Bas between three defenders, the bullet trail under the body of the guardian and in the goal

Shanghai SIPG had a good chance ofDraw five minutes later with a free kick, but from Oscar just outside the box went marginally wide to the left.

Vissel Kobe doubled his advantage five minutes after the break, Nishi Lunging Advanced to get in touch with a Kyogo Furuhashi Cross from the left and leaving Chen fought.

Iniesta had another dash for 35 meters from the 65th minute prior to substitution.

Suwon Bluewings remained on the course for their first title of champion champions since the competition was launched in its current format in 2003.

The Brazilian Erik gave the Marinos a 1-0 advance at the break with a 20th minute strike, but the Koreans were a different team after breaking it.

theyNT struck through Kim Tae-Hwan to attract the 57th minute level and towards the end of the room have increased their tempo to go 3-1 to come with Kim Min-Woo goals and Han Suk-Jong the last 10 minutes.

An Ado Onaiwu strike in the first minute of stopping time added to the tension, but Park Kun-ha’s side held their place in the last stage.


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