Evergrande held 0-0 at break in seeking China's first AFC Champions League title

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Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande firmly controled the AFC Champions League final second leg from the very start but failed to turn their fierce attack against visiters FC Seoul's goalmouth into real score before halftime here on Saturday.

Taking narrow advantage with two away goals into the decisive match, the Evergrande, who were held to a 2-2 draw by a late equalizer two weeks ago in Seoul at the first leg, hope to claim China's first continental title in 24 years.

Argentine playmaker Conca could have opened scoring for the hosts Guangzhou in the 16th minute, but his left-footed shot missed the goal from outside the right pole after Elkeson made a beautiful breakthrough to the end and found Conca just in front of the box.

Five minutes later, the Argentine committed another narrow miss, from the same angle but this time with a nice cross from anther teammate Muriqui of Brazil.

Elkeson drove a long range kick towards the visiters' goal on 24 minutes, but his 25-meter powerful shot just flied highly above the bar. Endi

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