Brisbane schools Global side
Global fell to the AFC Cup group stage, after suffering a 0-6 defeat to Brisbane Roar last Tuesday night in the second round of AFC Champions League qualification phase.
Conceding three goals in the first 30 minutes, the reigning United Football League champions got a neat lesson on attacking from the A-League side form at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
The loss sent Global to the group stage of the AFC Cup, along with another Filipino club, Ceres-Negros. Global will be in Group F with Malaysian champion Johor Dairul Tazim and Myanmar’s Magwe. The winner in the playoff between Laos’ Lao Toyota and Boeung Ket Angkor of Cambodia will complete the group.
Coming off a 2-0 win over Tampines Rovers at home last Tuesday, hopes were high for Global to hold its ground against the Roar, who are third in the A-League table.
But the Filipinos fell behind after just 14 minutes off a deflected strike from Brandon Borrello, who finished the match with four goals.
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