In Group H of the Asian Champions League Central Coast Mariners will meet Suwon Bluewings on Wednesday morning starting at 10:00. The game is part of the first phase of group H group, which also includes part of Guizhou Renhe and Kashiwa Reysol.
Central Coast evolving Asian Champions League winning first position in Australian leagues. In the current season, after 22 stages Central Coast is still far ahead, fighting for the title of Western Sydney, will take place Saturday derby of the season.
The defender Patrick Zwaanswijk and captain John Hutchinson will miss the match against Suwon Bluewings. Both have evolved in the success of the Central Coast Saturday, 6: 2 Melbourne Victory match in which Michael McGlinchey managed a hat-trick. Dutch veteran 38-year-old feels fatigue busy schedule, while the midfielder has medical problems. Zac Anderson is ready to fill the ‘hole’ in the defense, so that in Hutchinson’s place to enter most likely Oliver Bozanic. Coach Graham Arnold expects his team to make the jump in this edition of the Champions League after previous edition accounted for the majority debut in the tough competition of Asian football.
Suwon Champions League returns after a year break. South Korean band reached the semi-finals in 2011 until the competition. Australia match will be the first official Seo Jung-won on the bench. Former South Korean international has replaced him at the end of last season Yoon Sung-hyo on after Suwon finished only fourth in the K-League. Seo said he was prepared this winter specifically to achieve peak form to play with Central Coast. Australia coach praise champion saying his team is stronger than in terms of physically and mentally, but believes his players have the advantage of better organization and higher speed.
Central Coast has a great advantage because it is in high season. In the previous edition of the Champions League has not lost at home and we believe and Wednesday will start right in front of their fans.