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The final round of the 2018 AFC Champions League group stage continued on Tuesday, with Sydney FC a notable casualty.
Xavier Hernández Creus Oscar and Hulk are set to feature in the AFC Champions League's last 16 after Shanghai SIPG confirmed their progression from Group F.
There is nothing to choose between Nasaf, Al Sadd and Persepolis at the top of Group C in the AFC Champions League.
Shanghai SIPG reached the last eight courtesy of a last-minute goal from Wu Lei, with Jeonbuk, Lokomotiv and Al Nasr also progressing.
Jeonbuk Motors head home to South Korea with a priceless away goal, while Al Nasr were far too good for Tractor Sazi.
AFC Champions League holders Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao stayed in this season's competition by beating Pohang Steelers on Tuesday.
Jiangsu Suning were surprisingly beaten by Tokyo, while Melbourne Victory held Suwon Bluewings to a draw.
Elkeson netted twice to help Shanghai SIPG beat Gamba Osaka 2-1 in the AFC Champions League on a day when Jiangsu Suning dropped points.
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