With a result completely at odds with pre-match predictions, Eastern managed to restore their pride after last week’s demoralising defeat away to Guangzhou Evergrande, salvaging a point against much-fancied visitors Kawasaki Frontale, in what was a historic night for Hong Kong football. Continue reading
Eastern’s Asian Champions League campaign finally began in earnest with a spirited 1-1 draw with J League giants Kawasaki Frontale. In their previous outing against Guangzhou Evergrande, everything that could have gone wrong, did for Eastern, so a reversal of fortunes was due.
This battle between North and South on a cool winters evening in Yuen Long Stadium had all the makings of a classic encounter on paper, but sadly, the spectacle that ensued did little to capture the imagination of the 1,500 strong crowd in attendance, with this mid-table clash ending in a bore 0-0 draw. Continue reading