Mariners wary of Chinese in Asian soccer

March 6, 2012
By Adrian Warren
A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners are wary of the speed of Tianjin Teda heading into their opening Asian Champions League (ACL) match in China on Wednesday.

The two clubs also clashed in the group stages of the 2009 ACL, drawing 2-2 in China before Tianjin triumphed 1-0 in Gosford.

Tianjin, who are about to start their domestic campaign, have one Australian in their squad, defender Milan Susak, who joined them from Adelaide United last month.

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