ASEAN & East Domestic Wrap: Persib Bandung maintain perfect start
Kuala Lumpur: Persib Bandung moved to the top of Indonesia's Liga 1 as their 2-1 win over Arema made it two wins from two in the Southeast Asian country.
Sydney FC responded well after a disappointing week to secure the 'Big Blue' bragging rights following a 4-1 win at Melbourne Victory as the New South Wales club maintained their lead at the top of the standings.
Elsewhere, Johor Darul Ta'zim claimed another victory in Malaysia, Hantharwady United returned to winning ways in Myanmar and the top two met in Cambodia, so join the-AFC.com as we review an action-packed weekend in the ASEAN and East Zones.
Kuala Lumpur: A full set of 2020 AFC Cup fixtures will take place in the ASEAN Zone on Tuesday and Wednesday as the 12 sides return for Matchday Three action.
Groups F and H are up first when they take to the field on Tuesday, while Group G will follow suit on Wednesday as the group stage of the Continental competition approaches its midway point in Southeast Asia.
Plazibat: I believe Hougang can qualify for knockout stage
Yangon: In-form striker Stipe Plazibat is confident that AFC Cup debutants Hougang United can progress to the ASEAN Zonal semi-finals should they take points from Yangon United on Tuesday.
Ahead of the match in Yangon, the-AFC.com spoke exclusively to Hougang's hitman to get his view on the crucial Group F tie, his previous experiences of the AFC Cup with former club Home United, and his friendship with a Bayern Munich star.
Iskandar Puteri: Johor Darul Ta’zim created another piece of history on Tuesday as the Malaysian champions defeated Suwon Samsung Bluewings to win their maiden AFC Champions League game at Sultan Ibrahim Stadium.
The Korean heavyweights may have dominated possession with more than 61%, but JDT again showed that they are a match for anyone on the Continent on home soil as the 2-1 win moved them to second in Group G and left their opponents bottom and still seeking their first points of the campaign.
Johor Darul Ta'zim's Cabrera eyeing ACL knockout rounds
Iskandar Puteri: Gonzalo Cabrera insists Johor Darul Ta’zim can qualify for the 2020 AFC Champions League knockout rounds after the Malaysian champions defeated Suwon Samsung Bluewings 2-1 in Group G on Tuesday.
In what was a historic night for JDT as they played their maiden AFC Champions League game at Sultan Ibrahim Stadium, Cabrera opened the scoring from the spot in the 13th minute to the delight of the more than 25,000 in attendance.
The Korean side levelled after the interval through Terry Antonis but the hosts would not be denied a famous victory as Brazilian Mauricio headed home the winner with 17 minutes to play to ensure JDT picked up their first points of the campaign.