Roar crash out of ACL on penalties

February 13, 2013
By Jim Morton
Struggling A-League champions Brisbane Roar's Asian Champions League campaign is over before it really began after losing their group stage qualifier on penalties to Buriram United on Wednesday night.

Unfortunate to lose hosting rights for a sudden-death game they never expected to play, the Roar produced a limp showing in the Thailand heat.

While luck and desperation kept the hosts scoreless for 120 minutes, the sudden-death play-off was epitomised by Brisbane failing to convert ...

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