Preview MD2 - Group C: Al Taawoun FC (KSA) vs Al Duhail SC (QAT)
Buraidah: The King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Buraidah hosts AFC Champions League football for the first time in three years as home side Al Taawoun FC welcome Qatari powerhouse Al Duhail SC on Matchday Two of Group C on Tuesday.
The Saudis had the perfect start to their continental campaign with Faisal Darwish’s free-kick earning them a 1-0 victory over Sharjah last week.
Meanwhile, Al Duhail presented their credentials with a solid 2-0 home win against Persepolis FC.
Kuala Lumpur: Quick off the back of a thrilling opening matchday that saw 20 goals scored in eight West Asia fixtures, the 2020 AFC Champions League group stage continues with Matchday Two action on Monday and Tuesday.
With Al Hilal having successfully got their title defence underway in the previous round of fixtures, this week sees AFC Champions League football played across six countries, with Kuwait featuring as an alternative home for Al Ahli Saudi FC.
Kuala Lumpur: The dust has barely settled on Matchday One as the second round of 2020 AFC Champions League Group Stage fixtures comes within a week of the openers, with 10 teams in the East Zone set to face off.
Having sat out last week's fixtures, Korea Republic duo FC Seoul and Suwon Samsung Bluewings, Australian pair Perth Glory and Sydney FC and China PR's Beijing FC all make their first starts in this year's competition.
Kuala Lumpur: The 2020 AFC Champions League got off to a flying start last week with 24 teams in action across Asia as the Continent's biggest club competition kicked off its 18th edition.
With 32 goals in 12 games, including a resounding win for a tournament debutant and a heavy loss for a side on a miserable run, join the-AFC.com as we take a look at the facts and figures that caught the eye in the first week in numbers of the new campaign.
ACL2020 MD1 Toyota Player of the Week: Keijiro Ogawa
Kuala Lumpur: Vissel Kobe's Keijiro Ogawa has been named the Toyota Player of the Week for Matchday One of the 2020 AFC Champions League.
Hat-trick hero Keijiro Ogawa helped Vissel Kobe defeat Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) 5-1 in their debut win at home in the Group G opener on Wednesday as the 27-year-old picked up this week's top player plaudit.
Ogawa showed an impressive clinical edge to his finishing with his three goals coming from three shots on target. The wide forward also created three chances for his teammates.