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AFC Champions League (East) centralised matches to be staged in Korea Republic


Kuala Lumpur: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has today confirmed that the AFC Champions League 2021 (East) – Quarter-final and Semi-final single-leg centralised matches will be held in Jeonju, Korea Republic from October 17 to 20, 2021.

The race to the AFC Champions League Quarter-finals will take centrestage on September 14 with the commencement of the Round of 16 (East) battles, which will see reigning champions Ulsan Hyundai FC take on Japan's Kawasaki Frontale, while Daegu FC, who will be appearing in the Round of 16 for the first time, will face-off against Nagoya Grampus on the same day.

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The thrilling action will continue on September 15, as two-time champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors meet Thailand’s BG Pathum United, who will also be making their maiden appearance in the Round of 16.

The fourth East Round of 16 match-up is between Japan’s Cerezo Osaka and Korea Republic’s FC Pohang Steelers, the fourth team from Korea Republic to advance from the Group Stage.

Meanwhile, the centralised venue for the AFC Champions League 2021 (West) – Quarter-final and Semi-final single-leg matches as well as the eagerly-anticipated Final will be communicated in due course.

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