A wasteful Sydney FC are out of the AFC Champions League after a fiery 0-0 stalemate with a second-string Shanghai Shenhua.
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Shenhua lost a two-goal lead as they drew 2-2 with Kashima Antlers, and the result means Wu Jingui's side cannot advance.
There is life in Sydney FC's Asian Champions League campaign yet after they produced a much-improved performance to hold Shanghai Shenhua.
Tevez returned for a third stint at Boca Juniors earlier this month after being released by Shanghai Shenhua, with whom he had one year remaining.
Shenhua fans christened him "Homesick Boy" while insiders railed against his laziness and lack of professionalism. Carlos Tevez has left the CSL.
Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici hopes Carlos Tevez succeeds in terminating his contract with Shanghai Shenhua in order to return to Argentina.
Carlos Tevez's agent Adrian Ruocco says his client will honour his contract with Shanghai Shenhua amid reports he could return to Boca Juniors.
Sydney FC could be set to go head-to-head with Carlos Tevez as the A-League champions were drawn to face Shanghai Shenhua in the AFC Champions League.
Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici says he is "optimistic" that Carlos Tevez will soon return to the club and begin a third spell.
Tevez's season was beset by injuries and speculation that he wanted to return to Boca Juniors.
Shanghai Shenhua won the Chinese FA Cup for the first time in 19 years on Sunday evening behind goals from Cao Yunding and Obafemi Martins.
Martins scored from close range to give Wu Jingui's side the advantage against Villas-Boas and his expensively-assembled side.
Speculation Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is set to attract a big-money offer from a Chinese club has sparked a call for loyalty.
Shanghai Shenhua have rejected reports Carlos Tevez has been banished from the first team, but did challenge the forward "to show the real stuff."
Shanghai Shenhua striker Carlos Tevez has launched an attack on the capabilities of Chinese footballers.
Hulk and Wu Lei scored twice as Shanghai SIPG crushed Shanghai Shenhua 6-1 on Saturday evening to close the gap on Chinese Super League to five points
Shenhua, fresh from parting company with Gustavo Poyet, are in need of a result. SIPG are on a high after reaching the AFC Champions League semis.
Carlos Tevez is "overweight" and will not play for Shanghai Shenhua again until he improves his fitness, according to the club's manager Wu Jingui.
Gus Poyet resigned as Shanghai Shenhua coach on Monday after a fourth straight defeat in the Chinese Super League against Henan Jianye.
Gus Poyet is hoping success in this year's Chinese FA Cup can salvage a difficult first season for him at the helm of Shanghai Shenhua.
"People ask me to return. The affection they have shown me on the streets makes me doubt more [on decision to leave]."
Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici says his club are still waiting to receive Carlos Tevez's transfer fee from Shanghai Shenhua.
Boca Juniors chief Daniel Angelici has met with Carlos Tevez in Buenos Aires but said that the forward will not be returning to the club anytime soon.
Muriqui scored his first two Chinese Super League goals since returning to Guangzhou Evergrande last month in a 3-0 win over Shanghai Shenhua.
Shanghai Shenhua have granted Carlos Tevez permission to return to Argentina for treatment on a calf injury after receiving a promise he will return.
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