Preview - Group A: Istiklol out to extend AFC Champions League dream debut
Riyadh: The rematch of the all-Central Asian affair between FC Istiklol and AGMK FC will determine the outcome of Group A of the 2021 AFC Champions League at the King Fahd International Stadium on Friday.
A win for Istiklol will mean they will finish as group winners in their debut campaign, irrespective of the Al Hilal FC-Shabab Al Ahli Dubai, with the Tajikistan champions having a better head-to-head record against the 2019 AFc Champions League winners.
2021 AFC Champions League West (Matchday Six): 5 Things To Look Out For
Kuala Lumpur: After five exhilarating rounds of fixtures, the group stage of the 2021 AFC Champions League (West) is set for a thrilling finale.
Nine of the 20 teams have already been eliminated but just two have sealed qualification to the next round and, with only the top sides guaranteed a place in the last 16, there is all to play for ahead of the games on Thursday and Friday.
As the West group stage prepares for a gripping climax, the-AFC.com has selected five things to look out for.
Preview - Group B: Sharjah in the way as Tractor bid to stay in AFC Champions League
Sharjah: Tractor FC’s slender hopes of progress to the knockout stage hinge on the Islamic Republic of Iran club achieving victory against Group B hosts Sharjah FC on Matchday Six of the 2021 AFC Champions League on Thursday.
On Monday, a fourth draw in five games for Tractor meant the Iranians remain one of two unbeaten sides in the competition alongside group leaders Sharjah, but with just one win in the competition leaving them on seven points, even victory on the final matchday might not be enough for them to go through to the next round.
Preview - Group D: Al Sadd, Al Nassr set for AFC Champions League cracker
Riyadh: It will be winners take all when Al Sadd SC of Qatar and Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr clash in their final 2021 AFC Champions League Group D tie at the King Saud University Stadium on Thursday.
Al Sadd grabbed top spot from Al Nassr after the Qatar champions beat Foolad Khouzestan FC on Matchday Five to move up to 10 points, with the Saudi club missing out on vital points when they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Al Wehdat stay second two points adrift.
The onus will be on Al Nassr to secure full points while Al Sadd only need a draw to confirm their place in the Round of 16.
Preview - Group E: Different targets for FC Goa, Al Wahda in AFC Champions League group stage finale
Goa: UAE's Al Wahda of UAE will seek nothing less than three points when they face India's FC Goa on Matchday Six in Group E of the 2021 AFC Champions League at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Friday.
Al Wahda have grown in strength since losing their first match against Islamic Republic of Iran's Persepolis FC 1-0 and then being held 0-0 by FC Goa. The Abu Dhabi-based side bounced back nicely with consecutive wins against Qatar's Al Rayyan and stunned Persepolis in the reverse fixture.
FC Goa have done well, holding Al Rayyan (twice) and Al Wahda against two defeats against Persepolis in their debut AFC Champions League campaign.