AFC Cup East Zone wrap

Here's a breakdown of the scores as we get them:

Group H: Persib (Ina) 3 – 3 Ayeyawady (Bur)   

Persib and Ayeyawady both advanced to the knock-out stage of the AFC Cup after playing out a 3-3 draw at the Stadion Si Jalak Harupat in Soreang.

The result means the Indonesian team finishes on top of Group H with 12 points, while their opponents on the day are on 10.

Supardi Nasir opened the scoring for the hosts in the 29th minute, but his goal was cancelled out by Riste Naumov shortly before the half-time interval.

Nasir once gain put Persib into the lead seven minutes after the break, but Naumov once again equalised in the 74th minute, this time from the penalty spot.

Persib seemed to have the game won in the final minute of regulation time when Makan Konate converted a penalty of his own, but Nay Lin Aung's injury time leveler ensured that the spoils were shared.

Group G: Global (Phl) 0-0 Pahang (Mys)  

Pahang FA reached the Round of 16 meeting and will face Persipura Jayapura after they secured second place in Group G after a 0-0 draw with Global FC.

Pahang were forced to defend for much of the game following a barrage of attacks from their hosts, Zainal Abidin Hassan’s side stood firm and saw out the tie to earn themselves a place in the AFC Cup's last 16. 

Group H: Lao Toyota (Lao) 1-1 New Radiant (Mdv)  

New Radiant finished in third place in Group H after a 1-1 draw with Lao FC at the National Sports Complex Stadium.

In the 40th minute New Radiant took the lead through Ali Fasir, but a Kazuo Homma equaliser eight minutes from time saw debutants Lao FC maintain their unbeaten record at home.

The result meant very little as both sides could not reach the last 16 before the match was even played.

New Radiant finish the group in third with five points, with Lao FC a further two back.

In the group’s other match Persib Bandung secured first place after a 3-3 draw with Ayeyawady United who took the remaining ticket into the last 16.

      
Group G: Yadanarbon (Bur) 0-3 South China (Hkg)  

Daniel McBreen scored a brace to help Group G winners South China to a 3-0 victory over already-eliminated Yadanarbon at Mandalay’s Mandalar Thiri Stadium.

In the 27th minute McBreen opened the scoring before Lam Hok Hei gave the visitors a comfortable half-time cushion in the 40th minute.

McBreen scored again on the 60th minute to hand his side a convincing victory and hand Yadanarbon their fifth defeat in the competition and last place in the group.

South China’s victory is their sixth win in six games and earned them a home draw against Group E runners-up JSW Bengaluru in the Round of 16 to be played in a fortnight’s time.

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