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South Korean Suwon Bluewings reach AFC Champions League semis
Xinhua | September 29, 2011 10:36
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Iran's Zob Ahan failed to advance to the AFC Champions League semifinal after they were defeated by South Korean Suwon Bluewings at home on Wednesday.

In the match held at Isfahan's Fooladshahr Stadium, Zob Ahan lost to the South Korean representative 2-1 in the second leg of the quarterfinal match.

Mohammad Qazi gave the lead to Zob Ahan after a shot from long range five minutes into the second half.

Min Yang equalized the match with a header in the 76th minute and the match went into extra time.

After eight minutes into the first period of extra time, referee Khalil Al Ghamdi pointed to the Zob Ahan penalty spot and sent off Zob Ahan defender Ali Ahmadi. Mato Neretljak scored for the visiting team from the penalty spot.

Zob Ahan held Suwon 1-1 in Asian Champions League first leg match on September 14.


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