2021 AFC Champions League (East): 5 Things To Look Out For
Kuala Lumpur: The kick off to the 2021 AFC Champions League (East) is now just hours away as 20 sides across five groups get set to battle it out in the group stage of Asia's premier club competition.
An expanded format sees teams from Vietnam and Singapore return for the first time in a number of years, while there is also an AFC Champions League debut for the Philippines as sides from Southeast Asia play a more prominent role.
With holders Ulsan Hyundai as well as former winners Gamba Osaka, Guangzhou FC, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors and Pohang Steelers in the mix, the-AFC.com has selected five things to look out for ahead of the opening games on June 22.
2021 AFC Champions League (East): Five Forwards in Form
Kuala Lumpur: As the big kick off to the 2021 AFC Champions League rapidly approaches, the-AFC.com takes a look at the strikers who are poised to make a difference in the eastern side of the continent.
With no shortage of attacking talent on display, we shine the spotlight on five frontmen who are on fire in their clubs’ domestic campaigns and could be set to bring those hot streaks onto the Asian stage in this year's continental club competition.