Soccer: Gamba begin ACL campaign with win over Tampines Rovers

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Gamba Osaka got off to a winning start in the Asian Champions League on Friday after beating Tampines Rovers of Singapore 2-0. Patric headed home Hiroki Fujiharu's cross in the 26th minute and substitute Leandro Pereira sealed the group stage tie in the 88th minute with another header, this time off a cross from Shu Kurata at Lokomotiv Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Both Kosuke Onose in the first half and Takashi Usami after the break had efforts denied by the woodwork during a dominant display from Gamba, the 2008 champions who have qualified to the tournament for the first time in four sea...

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