KAYA FC, UCFC ABSORBS BACK-TO-BACK LOSSES IN AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Kaya FC-Iloilo and United City FC have bowed out of contention in the 2021 AFC Champions League (ACL) on Sunday.
Kaya FC fell short against Vietnam’s Viettel FC, 1-0, staged at the LEO Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Caique chipped in the lone goal in the 57th minute to hand over the victory to Viettel FC.
The 2020 Philippine Football League (PFL) runner-up wrapped up its inaugural ACL campaign with a 0-0-5 win-draw-loss record, finishing last in Group F.
United City FC, on the other hand, was edged out by Daegu FC of Korea, 4-0, at the Bunyodkor Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
UCFC was unable to prevent Daegu FC from making club history, as the Korean football club advanced to the knockout stage of the AFC Champions League for the first time.
Following a 3-2 victory over Beijing FC, the reigning PFL champion became the first Philippine club to win an ACL competition.
They will be capping off their ACL journey in third place in Group I scoring four points.