It was an unlucky night for Chinese clubs as both Shandong Luneng and Beijing Guo'an lost their games.
|Shandong Luneng defeat by Gamba Osaka 1-0|
Shandong vs Gamba Osaka: Yasuhito Endo of Osaka received a second yellow card for tackling Cui Peng.
Osaka scored in the 59th minute. Brazilian striker Leandro guided his shot past the Shandong goalkeeper.