Tokyo advance in Asian Champions League to set up Beijing clash

HONG KONG —Japan’s FC Tokyo beat Australia’s Perth Glory 1-0 in the Asian Champions League on Thursday to finish runners-up in Group F ahead of Shanghai Shenhua and set up a last-16 clash against Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan.

Ulsan Hyundai, who topped the group and ended Shanghai Shenhua’s hopes of reaching the knockouts with a 4-1 win, will next face Melbourne Victory after the Australian side beat FC Seoul 2-1 to advance for the first time since 2016.

The games will take place on Sunday as teams from the east of Asia continue to play out the coronavirus-delayed continental championship in a biosecure environment in Qatar.

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