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Ulsan’s progress held up by Kawasaki, Leonardo bangs in four for Al Ittihad

Ulsan Hyundai’s progress to the knockout rounds of the Asian Champions League was put on hold on Tuesday evening as the South Koreans were held to a 2-2 draw by Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale.

In the west of the continent, meanwhile, Brazilian striker Leonardo scored all four goals for Al Ittihad of Saudi Arabia as they beat Qatar’s Al Rayyan 4-3.Victory for South Korea’s Ulsan over the J-League champions coupled with Sydney FC’s failure to defeat Shanghai SIPG in the other game in group H would have been enough to take the 2012 champions into the last 16.

Yu Kobayashi’s low drive put hosts Kawasaki in front with eight minutes on the clock, but goals from Park Yong-woo and Junior Negrao saw Ulsan edge towards the win required to guarantee their progress.( Read More ) [via @SuperSportTV]


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