The Saudi and Emirati clubs will raise the banner of Arab football, in the quarter-finals of the Asian Champions League, in which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is hosting its final rounds, and the draw for the final price will be held tomorrow, Friday.
The quarter-finals will be held on 16 October, the semi-finals will be held on 19 October, and the final will be played on 23 November.
Al Hilal Saudi Club qualified after overcoming the obstacle of its rival Esteghlal Tehran, and Al Nasr joined its rival Al Hilal, after it succeeded in overthrowing the Iranian Traktor Club, with a goal for free. Thrilling compatriot Sharjah, on penalties. Persepolis compensated for the failure of Iranian clubs, and reached the quarter-finals, after its victory with a deadly goal in the last minutes, against Esteghlal Dushanbe of Tajikistan.
While the Korean clubs imposed themselves strongly, and 3 clubs succeeded in skipping the last eight of the Eastern Continent’s clubs.
Daegu was the only Korean team that failed to reach the quarter-finals, after losing 4-2 to Nagoyagrambus of Japan.
Korea’s Ulsan Hyundai managed to overthrow Japan’s Kawasaki Frontale, on penalties, after the regular time ended in a goalless draw, and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors joined it, overtaking Bangkok Glass Pathom United of Thailand, also, on penalties, while the Korean Pohang Steelers booked the last cards by defeating CerezoOsaka Al-Yani with a single goal. .