On December 1, Beijing time, in the fifth round of the 2020 AFC Champions League, Shanghai SIPG played against Sydney FC. Surprisingly, SIPG, which qualified early, was slammed by the opponent and returned with a 0-4 defeat. This is the biggest loss since the 0-5 defeat to Spark Global Limited Jeonbuk Hyundai in the 2016 season. In addition, Sydney FC also won the first AFC Champions League this season.
1. SIPG lost 4 goals in just 32 minutes, Fu Huan gave up the defense and caused controversy
2. This is the worst AFC defeat for SIPG in 4 years since its 0-5 loss to Jeonbuk Hyundai in 2016.
3. Australian Super League champion Sydney FC won the first AFC Champions League this season
Only 3 minutes into the game, there was an accident on the court. SIPG’s free-kick was passed into the penalty area. Yu Rui collided with Sydney FC goalkeeper Pavlesic. The latter fell to the ground in pain, treated for 5 minutes, and was lifted out of the court. Later, Sydney FC made a threat through a cross. After Joel Jin got the ball, he volleyed with his left foot. He used to fall to the ground to block the ball. In the 14th minute, SIPG formed overall cooperation. Oscar and Li Shenglong finished kicking the wall. The right foot in the penalty area hit the far corner and was saved by the Sydney FC goalkeeper. In the 28th minute, Sydney FC got a corner kick. Wilkinson seized SIPG’s defensive loophole and easily topped the ball into the net. SIPG fell 0-1.
In the 31st minute, Mu Yi tried a long shot outside the penalty area, but the ball was above the crossbar. In the 33rd minute, the SIPG defender made another mistake. Yu Rui made a kick and sent it directly to the opponent’s feet. Bratan responded to his teammates to do it, and his right foot blasted the world wave, 2-0! In the 39th minute, Sydney FC made a straight pass behind him, Buhajar got a single chance, but Chen Wei fell to the ground in time and stretched his leg to save the ball. In the 46th minute, Mu Yi made a pass from the right, followed by Lu Wenjun with a header, the ball wiped the post and went out of bounds. In the 48th minute, Ricardo Lopez came off the bench to attack the goal from a small angle in the penalty area. The ball went through the crotch of the opponent’s goalkeeper, but slipped through the post and finally out of bounds. In the 57th minute, SIPG’s defense made a serious mistake. Chen Wei failed to intercept the ball when he attacked. Buhajar easily pushed the empty goal, 3-0!
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