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Anderson Lopes
T. Iwata
3 - 0
K. Barbarouses
Yellow Card
R. Tsunoda
Red Card
T. Nishimura
K. Matsubara
2 - 0
Y. Saneto
K. Mizunuma
1 - 0

Match Stats

62% 37%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 4 0
Total Passes 641 376
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Yokohama F. Marinos FMA Yokohama F. Marinos 6 4 1 1 9 3 +6 13 D W W W L
2 Jeonbuk Motors JEO Jeonbuk Motors 6 3 3 0 7 4 +3 12 D W D W W
3 Hoang Anh Gia Lai HGL Hoang Anh Gia Lai 6 1 2 3 4 7 -3 5 W L D L D
4 Sydney SYD Sydney 6 0 2 4 3 9 -6 2 L L L L D


8th Finals
Possible 8th Finals


FULL TIME: YOKOHAMA F MARINOS 3 SYDNEY FC 0 - Yokohama came out to make a statement and that's what they did tonight, running out 3-0 winners over the Sky Blues. Marinos started off the second half holding a 2-0 lead over the Sky Blues. They made it 3-0 at the 87th minute through a Lopes goal, with the Sky Blues never really posing a threat.
90' + 2' The Sky Blues chip it around the ground, just playing for time, without being a threat on goal.
90' We have three minutes of additional time to play for the match.
89' The Sky Blues cannot wait for this game to end. It has been an absolute nightmare for them.
Anderson Lopes
87' GOAL MARINOS (Anderson José Lopes de Souza) Yokohama F Marinos 3 Sydney FC 0 - Iwata cuts it back for Lopes, who is front and centre on goal, as he taps it past Redmayne for an easy goal.
85' Redmayne comes racing out to meet the ball but Matsubara gets around him and takes it into the box, but it is nullified by the Sky Blues defence, as the goal was open.
84' Marinos have had three shots on target with the Sky Blues yet to register one.
82' There is no sense of urgency within the Sky Blues camp at the moment.
K. Yoshio
T. Nishimura
80' SUBSTITUTION MARINOS - Marinos make their final change as Nishimura makes way for Yoshio.
79' It has been a very quiet second half from both teams.
A. Cáceres
K. Barbarouses
77' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - Final change for the Sky Blues as Barbarouses comes off and Cáceres runs on.
C. Talbot
H. Van der Saag
77' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - A defensive change for the Sky Blues as Van der Saag makes way for Talbot.
75' Redmayne has not been troubled too much by the Yokohama attackers.
73' The Sky Blues have a chance to push the ball into attack once again. This is looking interesting for them.
71' Sydney have been better going up forward in the second half, despite not having a shot on target.
69' Sydney have attempted 15 crosses in this match, higher than their season average of 14 in the AFC Champions League.
K. Barbarouses
Yellow Card
67' YELLOW CARD SKY BLUES - Barbarouses picks up a yellow card for a reckless offence in the middle of the ground.
S. Hatanaka
66' SUBSTITUTION MARINOS - Marinos make their fourth change as Élber comes off and Hatanaka runs on.
66' Amini takes the set piece just outside the box. He kicks it just above the crossbar for a goal kick.
M. Amini
P. Retre
65' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - The final of the triple change has Retre being replaced by Amini.
T. Buhagiar
P. Wood
65' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - The second of a triple change as Wood makes way for Buhagiar.
L. Narsingh
65' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - The Sky Blues make a change with Narsingh being swapped over with Bobo.
R. Tsunoda
Red Card
63' RED CARD MARINOS - Marinos are awarded a red card, for a professional foul by Tsunoda.
T. Nakagawa
K. Mizunuma
63' SUBSTITUTION MARINOS - Marinos make their second of their double change with Mizunuma being replaced by Nakagawa.
J. Fujita
R. Yamane
63' SUBSTITUTION MARINOS - Marinos make another change as Yamane is replaced by Fujita.
62' The Sky Blues are starting to look the better of the two teams inside attack.
60' Yazbek is needing treatment on the ground, after coming off second best in a challenge.
58' Yazbek takes it to the edge of the box and it is just wide of the mark.
56' Yokohama F. Marinos have committed 9 fouls in this match, higher than their season average of 8 in the AFC Champions League.
54' Redmayne acts as a defender to help the Sky Blues reload from defence.
52' Marinos are starting to find a way through the Sky Blues defence. This could be dangerous for them.
50' Yokohama have been relatively untroubled in defence tonight. The Sky Blues have an arsenal of attackers on the bench, they can unleash into the game.
48' It has been a slow start back to the second half as both teams look for a way past each others defences.
Y. Koike
Y. Saneto
46' SUBSTITUTION MARINOS - The Marinos have made a forced change as Saneto has succumbed to injury and he is replaced by Yuta Koike.
46' SECOND HALF - We are back under way for the second half.
HALF TIME: YOKOHAMA F MARINOS 2 SYDNEY FC 0 - We go into the half time break with the Marinos holding a 2-0 lead over the Sky Blues. It all started with a Santa sixth minute goal, backed up by an 11th minute Nishimura goal, before the Sky Blues defence awoken from their slumber.
45' We have one additional minute to play for the first half.
43' Marinos will be happy to take this lead into the break, as they slow the play down in defence.
41' The Marinos defence are all calm, cool and collected as they chip the ball around the defensive line.
39' Retre takes the set piece inside the Sky Blues attacking half. He lifts it into the box, but it is a poor kick, not even troubling the keeper.
37' The Sky Blues take it through defence, as they look to link up in the midfield. This looks promising for them.
35' Marinos are enjoying more time with the possession of the ball through the middle of the ground.
33' Kida brings down Retre in the middle of the ground, with the referee awarding the resulting free kick.
31' Retre brings in the corner kick but it flashes across the face of goal and it goes out of play on the other side.
29' The only player for the Sky Blues that is looking like a threat in attack is Narsingh.
27' The Sky Blues don't look like they are a threat on goal at the moment.
25' The Marinos chip it around defence as they look to find a way into their attacking half.
23' Barbarouses lifts it into the box for the Sky Blues but there is nobody home as the ball goes out for a goal kick.
21' Grant hammers it away from the deep in defence, as the Sky Blues concede a corner kick.
19' The game is largely being played in the middle of the ground. The Sky Blues need to change their strategy and do it in a hurry.
17' The referee has stopped the game momentarily as Yamane is slow to get up. He gets back to his feet and he looks like he will be fine to continue.
15' Nishumara with a tug on the shirt on Yazbek in the middle of the ground, giving away a free kick in the process.
13' The Sky Blues have a huge mountain to climb here, as they look to fight their way back into this game.
T. Nishimura
11' GOAL MARINOS (Takuma Nishimura) Yokohama F Marinos 2 Sydney FC 0 - Matsubara sends it into the box for Nishumara, as he taps it past Redmayne, into the bottom right corner of the net.
10' Narsingh takes it to the edge of the box, as he pulls the trigger on goal, but the angle is tight and he hits the side netting.
8' This is not the way the Sky Blues wanted to start the game.
Y. Saneto
6' GOAL MARINOS (Yuki Saneto) Yokohama F Marinos 1 Sydney FC 0 - Muzinama floats it into the box for Saneto to head it past Redmayne and into the back of the net for a goal.
4' Yokohama have had the bulk of the possession around the ground.
2' It has been a slow start to the game from both teams.
1' FIRST HALF - We have kick off and we are under way.
SYDNEY FC SUBS - Thomas Heward-Belle (GK), Adam Pavlesic (GK), Mustafa Amino, Bobo, Trent Buhagiar, Anthony Caceres, Max Burgess, Callum Talbot, Adrian Segecic, Liam McGing.
SYDNEY FC (4-2-2-2) STARTING XI - Andrew Redmayne (GK); Harry Van der Saag, James Donachie, Ben Warland, Rhyan Grant (c); Patrick Yazbek, Paulo Retre; Luciano Narsingh, Elvis Kamsoba; Kosta Barbarouses, Patrick Wood.
YOKOHAMA F MARINOS SUBS - Powell Obinna Obi (GK), Shinnosuke Hatanaka, Kota Watanabe, Marcos Junior, Kaina Yoshio, Joel Chima Fujita, Teruhito Nakagawa, Ryuta Koike, Yuta Koike, Ryonosuke Kabayama.
YOKOHAMA F MARINOS (4-2-3-1) STARTING XI - Yohei Takaoka (GK); Ken Matsubara, Tomoki Iwata, Yuki Saneto, Ryotaro Tsunoda; Takuya Kida (c), Riku Yamane; Kota Mizunuma, Takuma Nishimura, Elber; Anderson Lopes.
Sydney have failed to win a single game against a Japanese side in the AFC Champions League (P13 D5 L8), failing to score in nine of the games. Sydney have won two of their 21 group stage games in the AFC Champions League since 2018 (D10 L9). Their win ratio (9.5%) in the period is the lowest in Eastern Conference in the period (min. 7 games).
Yokohama F. Marinos have not made same results in consecutive games since November 2020 in the AFC Champions League games (P8 W4 D1 L3).
Welcome to Thong Nhat Stadium for the match between Yokohama F Marinos and Sydney FC. This is the fourth ever meeting between the two teams in the AFC Champions League, Yokohama F. Marionos have been unbeaten so far (W2 D1) including a 1-0 win on MD3 this season.