Guangzhou Evergrande vs Suwon Bluewings 9/5/2017
With Kawasaki expected to take three points against Eastern, this encounter at Tianhe Stadium is basically an elimination match. For Guangzhou, they are facing the grim prospect of a second straight group exit. Two of their group wins were against the hapless Eastern, while the other three ended in draws. Another shared point will, of course, seal the Chinese champions’ passage to the knockout stage.
The first meeting in South Korea ended in a 2-2 draw.