2010 AFC Champions League
The AFC Champions League 2010 was the 29th edition of the continental competition, the highest in Asia, which was held for the seventh time under its present name. The winner of the competition, Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma, qualified for the FIFA Club World Cup 2010. The draw took place on 7 December 2009 at the headquarters of the AFC, in Kuala Lumpur instead.
- 2.1 Qualification Round
- 2.2 Group Stage
- 4.1 Group Stage
- 4.2 Final Round
- 6.1 Group A
- 6.2 Group B
- 6.3 Group C
- 6.4 Group D
- 6.5 Group E
- 6.6 Group F
- 6.7 Group G
- 6.8 Group H
- 7.1 knockout round
- 7.2 quarterfinals
- 7.3 Semi-finals
- 7.4 final
A total of 38 teams participated in the AFC Champions League 2010. After completion of the qualifying round took part in 31 teams and the defending champion from the previous year to the main round.
Unlike, for example, in the UEFA Champions League, only certain countries and organizations were eligible that meet the criteria of the AFC.
Qualifying Round: (8 teams)
- Team each from United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, India, India, Vietnam Vietnam
- Plus the finalists of the AFC Cup 2009
The losers of the qualifying rounds played in the AFC Cup 2010.
Group stage: (32 teams)
- 2 winners of the qualification
Directly qualified were:
- Four teams Japan Japan, China, People's Republic of China, Iran Iran, South Korea South Korea, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
- Three teams United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
- Each two teams Australia, Uzbekistan Uzbekistan, Qatar Qatar
- Each team a Indonesia Indonesia
Results of the qualifying round
* Al Kuwait Kaifan was originally designed for the qualification of the AFC Champions League 2010 allowed to start, but could not meet the necessary criteria of the AFC Champions League. Churchill Brothers was thus automatically next round.
In the group stage, 32 teams played in eight groups of four teams in the league mode (outward and return ). The teams were divided along geographical lines. In groups A to D, the teams from West and Central Asia played in groups E to G took the teams from East and Southeast Asia. The two group winners qualified for the Final Round of 16, the tournament was played with three points for a win.
The quarter-final was a draw, but it could not meet two teams from one country directly. The teams played in the knockout system with return game of the tournament winner, the away goals rule applied. If in the return game and / or final after regular time and extra time are fixed no winner, the winner in the penalty shootout is determined.
The winner of the tournament qualified for the FIFA Club World Cup 2010 in the United Arab Emirates.
- Qualifiers January 30 and February 6
- Group Stage: 23-24. February 9-10. March 23-24. March 30-31. March 13-14. April 27-28. April
- Second round: 11-12. May
- Quarter-finals: September 15, September 22
- Semi-finals: October 6, October 20,
- Finale: November 13th
The meetings were held on 11 and 12 May 2010, Second leg matches, there is not in the second round.
The first legs took place on 15 September, the return matches on 22 September 2010.
The first legs took place on 6 October, the return matches on October 20, 2010.
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