Al Ain News and Features
Al Ain booked their place in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup following a 3-0 win over ES Tunis, setting up a clash with River Plate.
Team Wellington took a three-goal lead against Al Ain, but were ultimately beaten as the UAE Pro League champions prevailed on penalties.
Fabio Cannavaro suffered heartache at the hands of former employers Tianjin Quanjian, who end Guangzhou Evergrande's Champions League bid.
Buriram United, Zob Ahan and Al Duhail all claimed the upper hand in their attempts to reach the AFC Champions League quarter-finals.
Persepolis and Esteghlal secured progress as group winners, but Al Ain were the stars of the day with their 4-1 win at Al Rayyan.
Al Duhail became the first side to qualify from the group stages of the AFC Champions League - but they certainly did it the hard way.
Givanildo Vieira de Souza Shanghai SIPG had no problems continuing their winning start to AFC Champions League Group F, beating Melbourne Victory 4-1 on Tuesday.
Carlos Eduardo Al Hilal remain unbeaten in this season's AFC Champions League after knocking out Al Ain in the last eight.
Portsmouth to Real Madrid? QPR to Milan? Brazil to Boro? Kevin Stewart looks at the head-scratching player careers that follow precious little logic
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