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Security tight as Lippi's Guangzhou beat Reds

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Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande swept aside Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds 3-0 in an AFC Champions League opener crackling with political tensions and played under heavy security on Tuesday. 

Lucas Barrios heads the ball in the game against Urawa Red Diamonds in Guangzhou. Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande swept aside Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds 3-0 in an Asian Champions League opener crackling with political tensions and played under heavy security.

As the Asian competition got underway with goals and an outlandish "Panenka" penalty, the Chinese double-holders began their campaign in ominous style as they dispatched the 2007 winners at home.

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