Adelaide United's perfect start to their Asian Champions League campaign ended with a 1-0 defeat at Pohang Steelers.
Eamon Zayed scored a hat-trick as Iranian side Persepolis jumped to the top of Group D in emphatic fashion with a 6-1 win over Al Shabab of the United Arab Emirates in Tehran.
Adelaide United maintained their 100% record in Asian Champions League Group E with a 2-0 defeat of Gamba Osaka.
Guangzhou got their Asian Champions League Group H campaign off to the perfect start with a 5-1 hammering of last season's beaten finalists Jeonbuk.
Nicolas Anelka remains hopeful former Chelsea strike partner Didier Drogba will join him in China at Shanghai Shenhua this summer.
South Korea midfielder Kim Jung-woo has joined K-League club Jeonbuk Motors on a three-year deal.
FC Tokyo joined Kashiwa Reysol, Nagoya Grampus and Gamba Osaka in the 2012 AFC Champions League by winning the Emperor's Cup with a 4-2 victory over Kyoto Sanga on Sunday in Tokyo.
Former Japan coach Takeshi Okada was setting his objectives high after being appointed coach of Hangzhou Greentown, with winning the Asian Champions League his number one priority.
Former France international striker David Trezeguet has left Bani Yas, despite only joining the UAE-based club in August.
Guti has revealed his intention to retire from European football and continue his career in Asia.