East Asia Wrap: Ulsan, Jeonbuk share the spoils; Marinos beaten
Hong Kong: The top two met in Korea Republic over the weekend with Ulsan Hyundai holding Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors to a 1-1 draw to remain six points ahead of their title rivals.
In Japan, leaders Yokohama F. Marinos suffered their first league defeat since mid-May to defending champions Kawasaki Frontale, domestic action returned to China PR after an extended break, and there were also fixtures in Chinese Taipei so join the-AFC.comas we review the matches from across East Asia.
Kuala Lumpur: With the AFC Cup™ 2022 ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals set to take place on August 9 and 10, the-AFC.com winds back the clock to recall some of the most memorable matches from over the years.
After the Zonal format was introduced in 2017, the ensuing three years threw up some thrilling affairs as the sides battled it out for regional supremacy, before COVID-19 resulted in a two-year AFC Cup hiatus in Southeast Asia.
However, ASEAN has returned this year with Malaysia’s Kedah Darul Aman to take on Indonesia’s PSM Makassar and Vietnam’s Viettel FC to face another Malaysian side, Kuala Lumpur City FC, in the Zonal Semi-finals.
Ahead of those games, we shine the spotlight on some unforgettable ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals from over the years.
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals make a return after two years with Indonesia’s PSM Makassar to play Kedah Darul Aman of Malaysia while Vietnam’s Viettel FC will host another Malaysian side, Kuala Lumpur City FC.
The AFC Cup ASEAN Zone has always been fiercely contested and passionately followed and ahead of the semi-finals, the-AFC.com invites you - the fans - to test your knowledge.
AFC Cup™ 2022 - ASEAN Zonal S-Finals: How They Got There
Kuala Lumpur: The AFC Cup™ 2022 ASEAN Zone has reached its climatic stage with four teams ready to battle for supremacy in the Zonal Semi-finals.
Group I winners Viettel FC of Vietnam will take on Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur City (KL City) who advanced as the best runners-up from the ASEAN Zone, while Group H toppers PSM Makassar of Indonesia play Group G winners Kedah Darul Aman of Malaysia.
The winners will advance to the ASEAN Zonal Final on August 24 with the victors advancing to the Inter-Zone Playoff Semi-finals against India’s ATK Mohun Bagan on September 7.
Join the-AFC.com as we take a look at how the four teams reached the AFC Cup 2022 ASEAN Zonal Semi-finals.