As the AFC Champions League group stage reaches its final matchday, we take a look at which teams have progressed and which are on the brink.
Johor Darul Ta'zim and Ratchaburi Mitr Phol bowed out of AFC Champions League 2021 on a whimper as a goalless draw epitomised their campaigns.
Former powerhouse Nagoya Grampus notched another win and became the first club from the East Zone to secure a berth in the knockout rounds.
2020 winners Ulsan Hyundai have lived up to top billing in the AFC Champions League, but Kawasaki Frontale and Nagoya Grampus have also impressed.
The ASEAN contenders of AFC Champions League 2021 had a Thursday evening to forget, losing three of four matches and conceding 15 goals in total.
All five groups in the AFC Champions League East Zone group stage are now underway, so which of the 20 teams have made the best impression so far?
A late Johor Darul Ta'zim equalizer in stoppage time was nullified after Bergson da Silva was called for a foul on Nagoya defender Yasuki Kimoto.
Nagoya Grampus are looking to secure the services of Kasper Junker, last season's top scorer in Norway's Eliteserien.
Australia goalkeeper Mitch Langerak, who was due to join the team in the Korea Republic on Monday, has withdrawn from the camp due to illness.
Brazilian striker Jo has confirmed a move from Corinthians to Japanese club Nagoya Grampus.
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