2011 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off

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Six teams, four from West Asia and two from East Asia, competed in the 2011 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off.

The draw for the qualifying play-off was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 7 December 2010.[1] In order to create balance another draw was held, moving one of the teams (Al-Ain) from the West into the East side of the play-offs.[2]

Both the semi-finals and finals were played in one match, hosted by one of the teams. Extra time and penalty shootout are used to decide the winner if necessary.[3] The semi-finals were played 12 February 2011, and the finals were played 19 February 2011.[4]

The two winners from the qualifying play-off, one from West Asia and one from East Asia, advanced to the group stage to join the 30 automatic qualifiers. All losers from the qualifying play-off entered the 2011 AFC Cup group stage.[3]

Matches[edit]

West Asia[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Semi-final
Al-Sadd Qatar 5–1 Syria Al-Ittihad
Final
Al-Sadd Qatar 2–0 India Dempo

Semi-final[edit]

12 February 2011
17:45 UTC+03:00
Al-Sadd Qatar 5 – 1 Syria Al-Ittihad
Keïta Goal 12'30'
Leandro Goal 33'67'
Siddiq Goal 76'
Report Hemidi Goal 82' (pen.)
Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran)

Final[edit]

19 February 2011
17:50 UTC+03:00
Al-Sadd Qatar 2 – 0 India Dempo
Keïta Goal 33'
Leandro Goal 89'
Report

East Asia[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Semi-final
Sriwijaya Indonesia 2–2 (aet)
(7–6 p)
Thailand Muangthong United
Final
Sriwijaya Indonesia 0–4 United Arab Emirates Al-Ain

Semi-final[edit]

Final[edit]

19 February 2011
15:30 UTC+07:00
Sriwijaya Indonesia 0 – 4 United Arab Emirates Al-Ain
Report Haddaf Goal 13'
Elias Goal 45+4' (pen.)53'
Abdulrahman Goal 50' (pen.)
Jakabaring Stadium, Palembang
Attendance: 12,000
Referee: Masaaki Toma (Japan)

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