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Sydney FC's Arnold will axe up to six players for next season's A-League

Heartbreak as a last minute screamer sends the sky blues out on away goals.

Graham Arnold will cull up to six Sydney FC players over the next couple of days, as the coach pledges a more ruthless recruitment approach to get his club back to the top of the A-League.

Fresh from Wednesday night's heartbreaking Asian Champions League (ACL) exit, Arnold said major surgery was needed before next season.

He expected "another five or six" of his squad would follow already-departed cousins Jacques Faty and Mickael Tavares out the door.

The Sky Blues' 2-2 second-leg draw with Shandong...

Shandong Luneng and FC Seoul through to ACL quarterfinals

Shandong Luneng's Hao Junmin
Hao Junmin's late goal put Shandong Luneng through to the quarterfinals.

A spectacular last-minute strike from Shandong Luneng's Hao Junmin dumped 10-man Sydney FC out of the 2016 AFC Champions League on a dramatic Wednesday evening at Sydney Football Stadium with the Australians seconds away from the quarterfinals.

The substitute scored with a 25-yard effort to give the Chinese Super League team a 2-2 draw in the second leg and a 3-3 tie on aggregate to go through on away goals. It was a relief for Shandong's star striker Diego Tardelli who missed a late penalty after...

Preview - Bengaluru FC vs Kitchee SC, AFC Cup last 16

In a quiet month involving an early exit from Federation Cup, Bengaluru have had to deal with speculation about the immediate future of coach Ashley Westwood.

Match facts

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Start time: 2000 local

Venue: Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong

Big Picture

Bengaluru FC find themselves at the same stage they were in during their continental debut in the AFC Cup in 2015 - faced with a tough away match to progress beyond the round of 16, when they take on Hong Kong's 2014-15 league champions Kitchee SC on Wednesday.

Kitchee bring with themselves an impressive record from the AFC Cup group stages - winning four out of six matches to top Group F -...