The AFC Champions League 2021 East Zone Quarter-final and Semi-final single-leg centralised matches will be held in Jeonju, Korea Republic from in October 2021, the Asian Football Federation confirmed on 30th July.
The quarter final and semi final knockouts matches are decided to be held from October 17 to 20 in South Korea.
AFC Champions League (East) quarter final and semi final matches to be played in South Korea with West – Zone match venue yet to be communicated
The race to secure a berth in the AFC Champions League Quarter-finals will be taking centre-stage on September 14 with the commencement of the Round of 16 (East) fixtures.
In one of matches, we will be seeing reigning AFC champions Ulsan Hyundai FC take on Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale, while in the other match Daegu FC, appearing in the Round of 16 for the first time, will take part in a face-off against Nagoya Grampus on the same day.
The enthralling action in Asia’s most prestigious club competition is to continue on September 15, with two-time champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors meeting Thailand’s BG Pathum United, also making their maiden appearance in the Round of 16.
The fourth of East zone’s Round of 16 match-up is to be played between Japan’s Cerezo Osaka and Korea Republic’s FC Pohang Steelers, who are the fourth team from Korea Republic to advance to the knockouts from the group Stage.
The West Zone Round of 16 matches are to be played between Tajikistan’s FC Istiklol and Islamic Republic of Iran’s Persepolis FC, Sharjah against Al Wahda in a showdown of UAE teams, Iran’s Esteghlal FC to take on Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal SFC and Al Nassr, the other team from Saudi Arabia, to play Iran’s Tractor FC.
The centralised venue for the AFC Champions League 2021 West Zone Quarter-final and Semi-final single-leg matches are to be decided in due time, with the venue for the eagerly-anticipated Final also to be communicated in due course.