Apart from Melbourne Victory, there were five Australians involved in AFC club competitions on Tuesday, with Nathan Burns and Trent Sainsbury clashing in a scoreless draw in the ACL, while Matt Acton and Dominic del Rosario's Kaya moved top of their AFC Cup group.
In the ACL's Group E, Jeonbuk (6 points) moved ahead of Jiangsu (5) and Tokyo (4) with their second straight home win in the continental competition.
Erik Paartalu started in defensive midfield for Jeonbuk Motors as they downed Binh Duong 2-0, with the Aussie taken off with 15 minutes remaining.
In Tokyo, Jiangsu held the home side to a 0-0 draw, with Burns and Sainsbury starting for their respective sides.
Burns came off in the 64th minute as Tokyo looked to break the deadlock, while Sainsbury completed a full shift for Jiangsu.
In the AFC Cup - Asia's second tier continental competition - Filipino club Kaya defeated Balestier Khalsa of Singapore 1-0.
Acton played a full match in goal for Kaya, while De Rosario came off the bench for the final nine minutes.
Kaya (6 points) leapfrogged Balestier Khalsa (4) into pole position in Group F, with Kitchee (4) and New Radiant (2) completing the standings.
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