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Group B proved a disappointment as Qatar’s El Jaish drew 0-0 with Iran’s Foolad Khouzestan, and it also finished 0-0 between Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan and Al Fateh of Saudi Arabia.

The opening round continues Wednesday with Tractorsazi Tabriz of Iran vs. Saudi side Al Ittihad and Al Ain of the UAE vs. Qatar’s Lekhwiya in Group C; Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia vs. Ahli of the UAE and Foolad Sepahan of Iran vs. Qatar’s Al Sadd in Group D; Jeonbuk Motors of South Korea vs. Yakohama F Marinos of Japan and defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande of China vs. Australia’s Melbourne Victory in Group G; and Western Sydney Wanderers of Australia vs. Ulsan Hyundai of South Korea and Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale vs. China’s Guizhou Renhe in Group H.