Thu, 28 Oct, 2021
Kuala Lumpur: With AFC Champions League glory awaiting one of the 32 hopefuls who will get the Group Stage of this year's continental extravaganza underway next week, join the-afc.com as we take a look back at five of the most memorable finals in the history of Asia's premier club competition.
1. 2004: Al Ittihad v Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
It was, and arguably still is, the greatest comeback in Asian club football history. Saudi Arabia's Al Ittihad recovered from a 3-1 defeat at home in the first leg to win the return fixture 5-0 and seal what had seemed an improbable continental success. This remains the only time a team has recovered from a first leg deficit to lift the AFC Champions League title.