AFC Champions League 2021: Istiqlol become first Tajik club into tournament's last 16; Esteghlal progress as Group C winners
Iran's Esteghlal progressed to the round of 16 as Group C winners after Chieck Diabate's 14th-minute penalty gave them a 1-0 win over Iraq's Al Shorta.
AFC Champions League: Dheeraj Singh strengthens his reputation as FC Goa's maiden Asian adventure ends
Throughout the competition, FC Goa have shown that they can stand shoulder-to-shoulder with premier AFC Champions League sides. And, that they can make up for their lack of experience with their unwavering attitude and spirit.
FC Goa didn't have any clear cut chances in the first half but managed to defend well, even as Al Wahda looked to attack on a regular basis at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando, foreign contingent leave India ahead of last game
The club said that it was a "pre-emptive measure in view of recent policies being taken by European and other countries in regards to travellers from India."
AFC Champions League 2021: Tajik debutants Istiqlol beat Shabab Al Ahli to take Group A top spot; Al Shorta stun Al Duhail
It was Istiqlol's third victory and they top Group A on 10 points from five matches.
AFC Champions League: Edu Bedia's absence sticks out, Naveen Kumar fails to make it count as FC Goa lose to Persepolis FC
FC Goa have largely been impressive in their debut AFC Champions League campaign, one can’t completely ignore that they failed to adhere to the basics against Persepolis FC in the opening 45 minutes.
Playing three matches in a week has led to some players being tired and FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando has said some fresh legs will start on Friday.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa score historic goal, but Persepolis prove too strong with quick passing and movement
Edu Bedia scored FC Goa's first goal in AFC Champions League.
Persepolis FC were the runners-up in AFC Champions League the last season.
The Indian club is not only technically sound but the players are mentally tough as well, according to Golmohammadi,
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa ride luck but gain point over Al Wahda with hard work, organised defence
Up next for Goa are Persepolis of Iran, the runners-up of the previous edition of the AFC Champions League.
FC Goa became the first Indian team to earn a point in the AFC Champions League after their goal-less draw against Qatar’s Al Rayyan.
FC Goa were one of the most impressive sides in the recently-concluded ISL but the AFC Champions League where the Asian elites play is sure to pose tougher challenges.
AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa clubbed with last year’s runners-up Persepolis FC in upcoming 40-team continental event
FC Goa had become the first Indian club to directly qualify for the group stage of the ACL by virtue of finishing on top of the points table at the end of the league phase.
ISL 2019-20: FC Goa register thumping win over Jamshedpur FC to become first Indian team in AFC Champions League group stage
Ferran Corominas (11th), Hugo Boumous (70th and 90th), Jackichand Singh (84th) and Mourtada Fall (87th) scored for FC Goa to ensure that their side ended the league phase of the ISL on top spot. The top team at the end of the league stage of ISL has been guaranteed a berth in the 2021 AFC Champions League.