Sport in Uzbekistan

Oumar Kanoute of Beijing Guoan heads the ball during their defeat to Bunyodkor in Beijing last night. Photo: Xinhua

Costly defeat for Guoan in their knockout quest

Beijing Guoan slipped off the pace in the quest for a place in the knockout phase of the AFC Champions League last night as Aleksandar Stanojevic's side slipped to a 1-0 defeat to Uzbekistan's Bunyodkor at Workers' Stadium.