The latest news from Tianjin Quanjian
Fabio Cannavaro suffered heartache at the hands of former employers Tianjin Quanjian, who end Guangzhou Evergrande's Champions League bid.
Alexandre Pato scored one and was instrumental in the other as Tianjin Quanjian beat two-time winners Guangzhou Evergrande on away goals to reach the Asian Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.
Guangzhou Evergrande nullified the twin threat of Alexandre Pato and Anthony Modeste to earn a 0-0 draw at Chinese rivals Tianjin Quanjian in the Asian Champions League last 16 on Tuesday.
Australian interest in the 2018 AFC Champions League ended on Wednesday despite Melbourne Victory's 2-1 win over Shanghai SIPG of China.
Ulsan, Tianjin Quanjian and Jeonbuk Motors all advanced in the AFC Champions League as Hulk's penalty miss mattered little to Shanghai SIPG.
Jealousy, the whiff of corruption and some therapeutic insoles will all be thrown into the mix when Tianjin Teda host ambitious rivals Tianjin Quanjian in the Chinese Super League on Sunday.
Having denied any interest in Andres Iniesta earlier this week, Tianjin Quanjian defeated Jeonbuk Motors 4-2 in the AFC Champions League.
Tianjin Quanjian joined the list of teams vying for Andres Iniesta's signature, but their offer was probably the most bizarre Barcelona have yet received. The Chinese club offered to buy two million bottles of wine from Iniesta's vineyard if he signs for them.