2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
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83dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Barcelona confirm Xavi return as new coach

Barcelona have confirmed that Xavi Hernandez will return to Camp Nou and succeed the sacked Ronald Koeman as coach.

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85dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Xavi: Barcelona job would be 'spectacular'

A Barcelona delegation has travelled to Qatar to finalize an agreement for Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez to take over at Camp Nou.

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231dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Xavi eyes Barcelona job, coaching Messi

Xavi has said he's ready to manage Barcelona and that having to coach former teammate Lionel Messi would be a "privilege" and not a problem.

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Sources: Barca great Xavi says no to Brazil job

Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has rejected a role to become Brazil's assistant manager ahead of the World Cup in Qatar, sources tell ESPN Brasil.

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1yAdwaidh Rajan

Al Nassr FC secures spot in knockout stages

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.

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Xavi wins Qatar Cup week after spurning Barca

One day after confirming he turned down an offer to coach Barcelona, Xavi led Al Sadd to Qatar Cup victory over Al Duhail.

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2yTom Marshall

CWC: Monterrey win sets up clash vs. Liverpool

A sensational goal from Argentine Leonel Vangioni helped reigning CONCACAF champion Monterrey set up a CWC clash with Liverpool.

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Xavi's Al Sadd beat amateurs Hienghene in CWC

Qatari champions Al Sadd converted a free kick given away with a back pass to the goalkeeper to set up a 3-1 extra-time win over Hienghene Sport.

2021 AFC CL Standings

AFC Champions League - Group AGPWDLGDP
Al Hilal6312+210
Shabab Al-Ahli621307
AFC Champions League - Group BGPWDLGDP
Traktor Sazi FC6240+310
Pakhtakor Tashkent6141-27
Air Force Club6024-42
AFC Champions League - Group CGPWDLGDP
Al Duhail6231+29
AFC Champions League - Group DGPWDLGDP
Al Nassr6321+411
Al Sadd6312+210
Al Wehdat6213-37
AFC Champions League - Group EGPWDLGDP
FC Goa6033-73
Al Rayyan6024-62
AFC Champions League - Group FGPWDLGDP
Ulsan Hyundai6600+1218
BG Pathum United6402+412
AFC Champions League - Group GGPWDLGDP
Nagoya Grampus6510+1216
Pohang Steelers6321+411
Johor Darul Ta'zim6114-64
Ratchaburi Mitrphol6024-102
AFC Champions League - Group HGPWDLGDP
Jeonbuk Motors6510+1716
Gamba Osaka6231+89
Chiangrai United6222+18
Tampines Rovers6006-260
AFC Champions League - Group IGPWDLGDP
Kawasaki Frontale6600+2418
Daegu FC6402+1612
United City6114-204
Beijing Guoan6015-201
AFC Champions League - Group JGPWDLGDP
Cerezo Osaka6420+1114

RankingsAFC Champions League

Goal Difference2Tied-16th
Goals Scored9Tied-18th
Goals Conceded7Tied-9th