AFC Champions League moves to single-tie knockout rounds, approves 2022 fixtures

2020 AFC Champions League winners Ulsan Hyundai (Photo by Colin McPhedran/MB Media/Getty Images)

AFC Champions League knockout games will be played over a single leg from the quarter-finals onwards, as opposed to the normal home and away format, as Covid-19 continues to disrupt the competition.

The Asian Football Confederation announced today (Monday) that ongoing travel restrictions across the continent and a need to ensure the safety and well-being of players meant it was essential to minimise travel as much as possible.

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