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Lippi's Guangzhou star in Australia

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China's Guangzhou Evergrande took a firm grip on their AFC Champions League last 16 tie with Central Coast Mariners Wednesday, as Kashiwa Reysol stunned former winners Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. 

Muriqui scores the winner for Guangzhou Evergrande against Central Coast Mariners in Gosford on Wednesday. China's Guangzhou Evergrande took a firm grip on their AFC Champions League last 16 tie with Central Coast Mariners, as Kashiwa Reysol stunned former winners Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.

Mega-rich Guangzhou, coached by World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi and inspired by their South American stars, fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 in Gosford, gaining the upper hand ahead of next week's second leg.

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