Japan impress as clash of champions ends in stalemate
The Hague: AFC Women’s Asian Cup holders Japan had the better of the 90 minutes but were ultimately unable to capitalise in a 0-0 draw against the Netherlands on Monday.
In a match featuring the champion teams of Europe and Asia, Futoshi Ikeda’s side held their opponents to just one shot at goal for the match but failed to make their ascendancy count on the scoreboard in one of their final outings before they defend their continental title in India in January.
Al Hilal, Al Jazira learn FIFA Club World Cup 2021 opponents
Zurich: Al Hilal SFC and Al Jazira were presented the opportunity to lock horns with European champions Chelsea following the conclusion of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 draw at the home of FIFA in Zurich on Monday.
Both, however, will have to navigate through earlier matches if they are to set up the plum meeting with the current Premier League leaders.
Kuala Lumpur: Mehdi Taremi's sensational bicycle kick goal for Porto against Chelsea has been shortlisted for the FIFA Puskas Award 2021.
The Islamic Republic of Iran star, whose effort in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final has already seen him win the UEFA.com Goal of the Season for 2020/21, will be aiming to succeed Korea Republic's Son Heung-min as this year's winner.
Doha: One year before the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, 16 Arab nations - including 10 AFC members - descend on Qatar to compete for the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 title over the next three weeks, with plenty of action to look forward to.
Ahead of the start of the competition with hosts Qatar facing Bahrain in the opening match, the-AFC.com sums up all you need to know about the FIFA Arab Cup.
East Asia Wrap: Jeonbuk on verge of record 5th straight league title
Hong Kong: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors are closing in on the K League championship after title rivals Ulsan Hyundai dropped points on Sunday.
In Japan, Yokohama F. Marinos confirm the runners-up spot and a place in the 2022 AFC Champions League group stage, while there was action in Hong Kong and Chinese Taipei as we round up the results from East Asia.
ASEAN Wrap: Buriram United move top in Thailand; Malaysia Cup finalists decided
Kuala Lumpur: Buriram United took full advantage of Bangkok United's surprise defeat to leapfrog the capital city side into first place in Thai League 1.
Johor Darul Ta'zim and Kuala Lumpur City emerged triumphant from the Malaysia Cup semi-finals to book a date in the climax of the competition's centennial edition after wins over Terengganu and Melaka United.
Elsewhere, there was plenty happening in the top flights in Australia and Indonesia, so join the-AFC.com as we review the best of the action from across ASEAN.