pulls off upset in PO
Incheon Jerso celebrates with Shin Shin-ho and Hernandez after scoring a wedge goal after beating the Hai Phong goalkeeper during the AFC Champions League (ACL) 2023-2024 playoff match between Incheon United and Vietnam’s Hai Phong FC at Incheon Football Stadium in Dowon-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon, South Korea, 섯다 on August 22, 2018.
Cristiano Ronaldo (38) plays in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL).
Ronaldo’s Al Nasr secured a place in the group stage of the 2023-24 ACL Playoffs (PO) with a dramatic 4-2 win over Al Ahli (UAE) at KSU Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Aug. 22.
Al Nasr trailed Al Ahli 1-2 heading into the second half, but Sultan Al Ghannam equalized in the 43rd minute before Talisca pulled one back in stoppage time. Marcelo Brozovic then scored the winner to put the game out of reach.
With the win, European soccer’s biggest star and five-time UEFA Champions League (UCL) winner Ronaldo moves on to a new challenge in a new continental competition, 온라인섯다 the ACL.
There were four PO tickets at stake in West and East Asia. In West Asia, AGMK and Nabahor (Uzbekistan) edged out Al Arabi and Al Wakrah (Qatar) respectively, while Sharjah (UAE) also booked their place in the main draw with a win over Trektor (Iran).
In East Asia, K League 1 Incheon United defeated Hai Phong FC (Vietnam) 3-1 in extra time to reach their first-ever ACL main draw.
This means that this season’s K League 1 will feature four teams in the ACL: Ulsan Hyundai, Jeonbuk Hyundai, Pohang Steelers, and Incheon. The K-League is undefeated since the start of the POs.
Elsewhere, Urawa Reds (Japan) defeated Lehman (Hong Kong) 3-0 and Zhejiang FC (China) beat Port FC (Thailand) 1-0. Pathum United (Thailand) defeated Shanghai FC (China) 3-2 away from home.
The main draw for the knockout rounds will take place on April 24 in Malaysia. There will be 10 groups of four teams, with West Asia represented in Groups A through E and East Asia in Groups F through J. Ulsan and Jeonbuk are the top seeds, Pohang is the second seed, and Incheon is the fourth seed.
If Alnasr and a K League team make it to the finals side by side, 고스톱 we could see a K League team take on Ronaldo.