Shanghai SIPG wanted penalties to clinch their place within the AFC Champions League quarter-finals, beating Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 5-Three in a shoot-out after a 1-1 second-leg attract South Korea.

After coming from behind to attract 1-1 within the first leg, Shanghai as soon as once more fell behind when Kim Shin-wook met Son Jun-ho’s neat move and produced a scientific first-time end previous Yan Junling to present Jeonbuk the lead after 27 minutes.

The hosts stored their noses in entrance till the 80th minute when Hulk levelled the tie in controversial trend, slotting residence by way of a deflection after Elkeson headed the ball again from the byline with some Jeonbuk gamers claiming it had gone out of play.

The sport went into further time the place extra probabilities have been squandered and Jeonbuk’s Moon Seon-min acquired a straight purple card for retaliation within the final minute of play.

Jeonbuk striker Lee Dong-gook stepped as much as take his facet’s first penalty solely to see it saved by Yan, and there was no means again for the hosts as Shanghai guided 5 wonderful spot-kicks residence to safe their passage into the final eight.