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Adelaide United 0-3 Gamba Osaka A-League champions no match for wily Japanese side Japanese side Gamba Osaka proved too strong for Adelaide United, running out 3-0 winners in the opening match of Group H in the Asian Champions League at Coopers Stadium on Wednesday night. Against the club to whom…