Dino Ndlovu's move to China last week could open the pathway for more South African players to feature in the lucrative Asian leagues.
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Roma progressed to the Champions League knockout stage as Group C winners after beating Qarabag 1-0 on Tuesday.
Willian scored twice as Chelsea secured their qualification for the Champions League round of 16 with a 4-0 victory against 10-man Qarabag.
Qarabag midfielder Michel Madera says his team can beat Chelsea in the Champions League on Nov. 22 in Azerbaijan.
Atletico Madrid drew 1-1 with 10-man FK Qarabag to further dent their hopes of advancing to the knockout rounds.
With Nico Gaitan, Yannick Carrasco and others continuing to frustrate, Atletico Madrid are in a tough position after their draw to Qarabag.
Atletico Madrid were held to a 0-0 draw away to 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday as the disappointing start to their Champions League campaign continued.
Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid are looking to improve as they go into Wednesday's Champions League clash at Qarabag.
Roma scored a pair of early goals to earn a 2-1 Champions League win over Qarabag in Azerbaijan on Tuesday.
Chelsea marked their Champions League return with a 6-0 Group C rout of Azerbaijan's Qarabag, but sterner tests await.
South African striker Dino Ndlovu will play the biggest game of a checkered career when he lines up for Azerbaijan side Qarabag against Chelsea.
Qarabag boss Gurban Gurbanov insisted his side are unfazed by facing Chelsea in their Champions League debut on Tuesday night.
Chelsea and Atletico will be favoured to advance in Group C but the big questions is which side will Diego Costa be on by that time, writes Nick Ames.
Liverpool earned a first-leg away win at Hoffenheim while CSKA needed a fortunate own goal to edge Young Boys.
Azerbaijani club Qarabag advanced to the Champions League playoff round with a 2-1 win away to Sheriff Tiraspol in Moldova.
Kyle Lafferty has left the door open on a potential move to Azerbaijan champions Qarabag having just returned from international duty in Baku.
Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League as Paul Pogba limped off injured.
Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half.
Ireland club Dundalk beat BATE Borisov to advance in Champions League qualifying, while Ludogorets Razgrad won a thriller vs. Red Star Belgrade.
Shakhtar Donetsk began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win over Young Boys in the third qualifying round on Tuesday.
Celtic put part-time Lincoln Red Imps in their place with a 3-0 Parkhead win that set up a Champions League third-round qualifying match with Astana.