As the saying goes, what a man can do, a woman can do better...
Chan Yuen-ting proved that by becoming the first woman to lead a men's team in a continental competition against Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao.
The occassion was however soured as her Eastern team were thumped 7-0 by Luiz Felipe Scolari's side after seeing her side reduced to nine men.
Eastern - the first team from Hong Kong to play in the AFC Champions League - were humiliated in China as hosts Guangzhou, managed by former World Cup winner Scolari, recorded 38 shots - 18 of which were on target - while their opponents failed to find the target with either of their two attempts.
Ricardo Goulart opened the scoring from the penalty spot after Wong Tsz Ho was sent off in the third minute for a hand ball.
It was already 3-0 by the time Wong Chi-Chung was sent off for a second yellow card in the 34th minute, leaving the history-making Chan with the most difficult of tasks.
Ultimately, winger Liao Lisheng and defender Wang Shangyuan scored doubles, while Paulinho and Alan also got on the scoresheet.
In a video posted on Facebook by Goal.com, Scolari met up with Chang at the start of the match as history was made in Asia.