2013 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off

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The qualifying play-off of the 2013 AFC Champions League was played on 9 and 13 February 2013, to decide three of the 32 places in the group stage.[1]


The draw for the qualifying play-off was held on 6 December 2012, 16:00 UTC+8, at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2]

The following six teams (four from West Asia Zone, two from East Asia Zone) were entered into the qualifying play-off draw:


Each tie was played as a single match, with extra time and penalty shoot-out used to decide the winner if necessary. The winners of each tie advanced to the group stage to join the 29 automatic qualifiers.[1]


Team 1  Score  Team 2
West Asia Zone
Saba Qom Iran 1–1
United Arab Emirates Al-Shabab Al-Arabi
Al-Nasr United Arab Emirates 3–2 Uzbekistan Lokomotiv Tashkent
East Asia Zone
Buriram United Thailand 0–0 (a.e.t.)
Australia Brisbane Roar
  1. ^ Brisbane Roar was given home advantage in the original draw, but the match was later switched to be hosted by Buriram United per agreement between the two teams due to rescheduling of the match from the original date.[3]

West Asia Zone[edit]

9 February 2013
20:00 UTC+4
Al-Nasr United Arab Emirates 3–2 Uzbekistan Lokomotiv Tashkent
Morimoto Goal 30'
Fardan Goal 78'
Léo Lima Goal 89' (pen.)
Report Karpenko Goal 71'
Kholmatov Goal 76'
Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai
Attendance: 3,825
Referee: Masaaki Toma (Japan)

East Asia Zone[edit]


  1. ^ a b "AFC Champions League 2013 Competition Regulations". AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-03-02. 
  2. ^ "ACL 2013 – Group Stage Draw". AFC. 6 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "AFC confirm play-off date". Football Federation Australia. 19 December 2012. 

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