Chinanews Client, January 27th, on the afternoon of the 27th, Beijing time, the results of the 2021 AFC East Asian Division draw were announced.
The Guangzhou team includes the Japanese J-League champion Kawasaki striker in the same group, and Jiangsu Suning also has a J-League team in the same group.
Last season's Super League champion Jiangsu Suning entered Group G. The opponents in the same group were the Nagoya Whales, Johor DT and a play-off team.
The Guangzhou team is placed in Group I. In addition to a play-off team, there are Kawasaki forward and Philippine Union FC in the same group; Shandong Luneng enters Group J. The group stage will face Thai Port United, Hong Kong Jiezhi and a team. Play-off team.
If Beijing Guoan can advance to the main match through the play-offs, it will enter Group F. The opponents in the same group are BG Pathum United, Ulsan Hyundai and Vietnam Telecom Sportsmen.
After the expansion of the AFC Champions League, a total of 40 teams will participate in the group matches of the East and West Asia regions. East Asia and West Asia will each have 5 teams. In the end, each team will be the first and the 3 best results in the second. Enter the knockout round.
The complete grouping results of East Asia are as follows:
The group stage of the AFC Champions League this season is divided into two divisions, West Asia and East Asia, which are concentrated in the form of a tournament system.
The West Asia competition will be held from April 14th to 30th, and the East Asia competition will be held from April 21st to May 7th.