Taggart: Strong start vital for Suwon Samsung Bluewings when AFC Champions League resumes
Suwon: With two defeats in their opening two Group G ties, Suwon Samsung Bluewings' star striker Adam Taggart admits that it is essential for the Korea Republic side to start on the front foot when their AFC Champions League campaign resumes on November 22.
A last-gasp 1-0 defeat to Vissel Kobe and then a shock 2-1 loss away at Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim was far from the start to their Continental campaign Australia forward Taggart and his Suwon teammates would have been after, and the K League 1 club will be playing catch up once the action returns in Doha.
First up will be a meeting with Chinese heavyweights Guangzhou Evergrande and the Socceroo knows that it's already taken on the role of a must-win.
Bracket Challenge – Quarter-Final: Chan Siu Ki (South China) vs Safee Sali (JDT)
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup Bracket Challenge has featured some of the finest goals from the Continental competition over the past 10 years and now just eight remain as we aim to find out what you, the fans, consider the greatest of them all.
The first of our quarter-final match-ups sees East Asia take on ASEAN as a Chan Siu Ki stunner for Hong Kong's South China AA in 2015 faces off against an acrobatic effort by Safee Sali for Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim in the same year.
Vote for your AFC International Player of the Week
Kuala Lumpur: After last week’s poll produced a maiden female winner, the search for the best performing Asian footballer outside the continent continues with a new batch of candidates.
In this week’s list of Asian world-beaters, a teenager helps bring down one of the world’s biggest clubs, a regular nominee shows why he has been voted his club’s player of the season, plus goals in England, Portugal, Belgium and Sweden
Who deserves the title of AFC International Player of the Week? Here are our contenders from November 4 to 10.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Champions League is the perfect stage for a breakthrough performance for one of Asia's next generation and when the tournament resumes next week, there are several young guns who could be poised to seize their chance to impress.
With six countries represented in the East Zone section of the draw, the-AFC.com has picked out a youngster from each nation to look out for at the Continental competition in Qatar as football fans prepare for an exciting month of action.
Vote for your best AFC Champions League 2020 (West) Team: Forwards
Kuala Lumpur: The 2020 AFC Champions League (West) boasted an array of fine attacking talent with some world-class performers gracing Asia's most prestigious club competition.
Over the past three weeks, fans of Asian football have decided their top goalkeeper, the best defence and the playmakers in midfield, so now it's time to turn our attention to the all-important forward positions in order to find a front trio to complete the Best XI.
Using match data from the tournament, we've selected seven standout performers who completed the 2020 AFC Champions League (West) to present a star-studded cast. All you need to do is review the nominees and vote for your favourite in the poll below.
AFC Champions League – The Expert's View: Dejan Damjanovic
Daegu: AFC Champions League legend Dejan Damjanovic runs the rule over the players and teams who are set to make an impact when the Continental action resumes on November 18.
The tournament's second highest all-time goalscorer, Montengrin striker Dejan Damjanovic is one of the AFC Champions League's most familiar faces having represented FC Seoul, Beijing FC and Suwon Samsung Bluewings in the competition.