After dominating the Malaysia Super League again Johor Darul Ta'zim FC now set their sights on the AFC Champions League.
The Asian Champions League's rescheduled group stage matches for clubs in the East Zone will be Nov. 18-Dec. 4, the AFC confirmed Tuesday.
While Al Nassr dominated for most of the match, it was Iran's Persepolis FC that won in penalties to advance to the AFC Champions League Finals.
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Al Nassr FC and Persepolis both cruised past their opponents to set up a West Zone semifinals clash on Saturday.
A late header from Issa Alekasir was all the scoring Persepolis needed to advance to the West Zone quarterfinals.
The final day of play started with all four teams from Group C still vying for the last two spots in the knockout rounds.
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Defending champions Al Hilal, which had 15 players test positive for COVID-19 last week, was forced to withdraw from the AFC Champions League.
Sharjah FC's win coupled with Persepolis' loss means the two sides will be play in a winner advances tie on Thursday in the AFC Champions League.
With 15 players in quarantine Al Hilal managed to secure the point they needed to advance to the knockout stages.
Bangkok United FC remain perfect in the Thai top division and beat Suphanburi FC in their first match since play resumed.
Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr FC on Friday secured a place in the knockout stages of AFC Champions League after a 2-0 win against Sepahan SC.
Al Hilal, fielding a weakened roster after several players tested positive for COVID-19, settled for a 1-1 draw against Pakhtakor Tashkent.
Al Ain managed to grab their first point of the 2020 ACL season in a 3-3 tie against Group D contenders Al Sadd.
Al Hilal picked up where they left off in the AFC Champions League with a win over Pakhtakor as the West Zone resumed play after a six-month delay.
United Arab Emirates club Al Wahda have been withdrawn from the AFC Champions League after failing to arrive in Doha, Qatar for group matches.
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC opens an eight-point lead atop the Malaysia Super League table.
Santi Cazorla joining Al Sadd could cause a shift in the West Zone as numerous clubs look to unseat Al Hilal's reign at the top.
Here's everything that has happened in the West Zone over the past six months as Saudi giants Al Hilal look to continue their run.
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