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2016 AFC Champions League draw produces intriguing quarterfinal ties!

2016 AFC Champions League quarterfinalsThe official draw for the quarter-final stage of the 2016 AFC Champions League produced a host of mouth watering ties when it was made in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday.

Teams through to the quarterfinals of the AFC Champions League: Al Ain (UAE), Al Nasr (UAE), El Jaish (Qatar), FC Seoul (South Korea), Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (South Korea), Lokomotiv (Uzbekistan), Shandong Luneng FC (China) Shanghai SIPG (China).

Draw Result

Quarter-final 1 West: Al Ain v Lokomotiv
Quarter-final 2 West: El Jaish v Al Nasr
Quarter-final 3 East: Shanghai SIPG v Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Quarter-final 4 East: FC Seoul v Shandong Luneng FC

The clubs drawn first for Quarter-final 1 through to Quarter-final 4 will host the first leg of the quarter-finals while the clubs drawn second will host the second leg.
The winners of Quarter-final 1 and Quarter-final 3 will host the first leg of the semi-finals while the winners of Quarter-final 2 and Quarter-final 4 will be at home for the second leg.
The final will be held according to the home-and-away format and the winners of Semi-final 2 (East Asia) will host the first leg while the winners of Semi-final 1 (West Asia) will be the venue for the second leg.

AFC Champions League 2016 Knockout Stage Match Schedule

August 23, 2016
Quarter-final 1 West (1st Leg)
Quarter-final 3 East (1st Leg)
August 24, 2016
Quarter-final 2 West (1st Leg)
Quarter-final 4 East (1st Leg)
September 13, 2016
Quarter-final 1 West (2nd Leg)
Quarter-final 3 East (2nd Leg)
September 14, 2016
Quarter-final 2 West (2nd Leg)
Quarter-final 4 East (2nd Leg)

September 27, 2016
Semi-final 1: Winner of QF1 v Winner of QF2 (1st Leg)
September 28, 2016
Semi-final 2: Winner of QF3 v Winner of QF4 (1st Leg)
October 18, 2016
Semi-final 1: Winner of QF2 v Winner of QF1 (2nd Leg)
October 19, 2016
Semi-final 2: Winner of QF4 v Winner of QF3 (2nd Leg)

November 19, 2016
Final: Winner of SF2 v Winner of SF1 (1st Leg)
November 26, 2016
Final: Winner of SF1 v Winner of SF2 (2nd Leg)

by AFC Media

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