KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Champions League 2021 quarter-finals and semi-final (West) as well as the ultimate final will be played in Saudi Arabia.

This award is subject to the ratification by the Asian confederation executive committee of the competitions committee’s ‘remote’ decision on the hosting of centralised matches in the knockout stage.
 
As confirmed on July 5, 2021, all matches will be played as single leg ties with the AFC Champions League 2021 quarter finals and semi final (West) scheduled to take place in Saudi Arabia from October 16 to 19 before the final on November 23.
 
The South Korea Football Association has already been confirmed as the centralised host for the East region matches, which will be staged in Jeonju from October 17 to 20.

Road to Qatar

The Asian World Cup Final Round Group B qualifier between China and Japan on September 7 will be held in Doha, Qatar.

The decision of a neutral venue was made due to the challenges faced by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) in organising its home matches in light of the travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The AFC is now working in close partnership with the CFA, Japan Football Association as well as the Qatar Football Association to ensure the safe passage and wellbeing of all stakeholders.

The venues for the remaining AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar Final Round matches not yet announced will be communicated in due course.


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