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2021 AFC Champions League (East): Group Stage in Numbers


15 – Ulsan Hyundai equaled their own 11-game winning run from 2012-2014 before extending the streak to 15 victories in a row. 
190 – The number of goals that rained in over the 60 games, with Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors scoring a tournament high nine times in a single match against Tampines Rovers. 
27 – It was Kawasaki Frontale who netted the most goals, though, finishing just one shy of the all-time high registered by Kashima Antlers in 2008. 
2 – Nagoya Grampus and Cerezo Osaka conceded just two goals apiece, with Nagoya 'keeper Mitch Langerak posting four successive clean sheets. 
40 – Kitchee SC's Dejan Damjanovic equaled Lee Dong-gook's all-time AFC Champions League  scoring record of 37 then moved out in front by extending his tally to 40.
7 – The number of goals scored directly from free-kicks. Viettel's Caique was among those to find the back of the net from a set-piece. 
1 – United City FC's 3-2 victory over Beijing FC saw them secure the Philippines' first-ever AFC Champions League win.
20 – The total number of penalties awarded, of which 14 were scored. Pohang Steelers netted three in a single game against Johor Darul Ta'zim.
15 – Ulsan Hyundai equaled their own 11-game winning run from 2012-2014 before extending the streak to 15 victories in a row. 
190 – The number of goals that rained in over the 60 games, with Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors scoring a tournament high nine times in a single match against Tampines Rovers. 
27 – It was Kawasaki Frontale who netted the most goals, though, finishing just one shy of the all-time high registered by Kashima Antlers in 2008. 
2 – Nagoya Grampus and Cerezo Osaka conceded just two goals apiece, with Nagoya 'keeper Mitch Langerak posting four successive clean sheets. 
40 – Kitchee SC's Dejan Damjanovic equaled Lee Dong-gook's all-time AFC Champions League  scoring record of 37 then moved out in front by extending his tally to 40.
7 – The number of goals scored directly from free-kicks. Viettel's Caique was among those to find the back of the net from a set-piece. 
1 – United City FC's 3-2 victory over Beijing FC saw them secure the Philippines' first-ever AFC Champions League win.
20 – The total number of penalties awarded, of which 14 were scored. Pohang Steelers netted three in a single game against Johor Darul Ta'zim.
15 – Ulsan Hyundai equaled their own 11-game winning run from 2012-2014 before extending the streak to 15 victories in a row. 
190 – The number of goals that rained in over the 60 games, with Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors scoring a tournament high nine times in a single match against Tampines Rovers. 
27 – It was Kawasaki Frontale who netted the most goals, though, finishing just one shy of the all-time high registered by Kashima Antlers in 2008. 
2 – Nagoya Grampus and Cerezo Osaka conceded just two goals apiece, with Nagoya 'keeper Mitch Langerak posting four successive clean sheets. 
40 – Kitchee SC's Dejan Damjanovic equaled Lee Dong-gook's all-time AFC Champions League  scoring record of 37 then moved out in front by extending his tally to 40.
7 – The number of goals scored directly from free-kicks. Viettel's Caique was among those to find the back of the net from a set-piece. 
1 – United City FC's 3-2 victory over Beijing FC saw them secure the Philippines' first-ever AFC Champions League win.
20 – The total number of penalties awarded, of which 14 were scored. Pohang Steelers netted three in a single game against Johor Darul Ta'zim.

Kuala Lumpur: After three weeks of non-stop action, the 2021 AFC Champions League (East) group stage drew to a close on Sunday as eight teams advanced to the knockout rounds and 12 were eliminated. 

With the continental competition now taking a break until September's Round of 16, the-AFC.com looks back at some of the numbers that stood out from the groups in Bangkok, Buriram, Pathum Thani and Tashkent.

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