Guangzhou Evergrande, the defending champions, will not progress from the first round after a draw between Urawa Reds and Sydney FC left them mathematically unable to qualify. Photo: AFP

Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande suffer humiliating first round exit in Champions League

Defending title-holders crash out of the AFC Champions League after group rivals Sydney FC and Urawa Red Diamonds play out goalless draw

Topic |   AFC Champions League 2016

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Guangzhou Evergrande, the defending champions, will not progress from the first round after a draw between Urawa Reds and Sydney FC left them mathematically unable to qualify. Photo: AFP
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