On October 9th, Beijing time, the AFC officially announced that the East Asian region competition this season will be held in Doha, Qatar from November 18th to December 13th.
According to the previous schedule announced by AFC officials, among the four teams in the Chinese Super League, Shenhua took the lead to play Perth gloriously on November 18, and SIPG Hengda played against Sydney FC and Johor DT on November 19, respectively. Guoan, who has already played a round of the AFC Champions League, will face Seoul FC in the second round.
It is worth mentioning that although the Chinese Super League will end on November 12, the second to fifth rounds of the FA Cup will be held from November 26 to December 19. There is a "crash" between the schedule and the AFC matches, but According to reporters, the Chinese Football Association fine-tuned the Football Association Cup schedule to ensure that the four AFC Champions League teams take the lead in foreign wars.