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ACL Quarters: Persepolis Draws with Al Hilal

The draw for the 2021 AFC Champions League knockout stage has been made, and Iran’s sole representative Persepolis have got to know their quarterfinal opponents.

In the West Zone quarter-finals, UAE's Al Wahda will take on Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr while 2-time runners-up Persepolis will lock horns with 2019 champions Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia. In the East zone, defending champions Ulsan Hyundai meet Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in an all-South Korean affair, while a third side from the country, Pohang Steelers will face Japan's Nagoya Grampus in the last 8.

These matches will be played in a centralized single-legged format on October 16th and 17th, with Saudi Arabia hosting the west region and South Korea, the East. Moreover, the semi-finals are scheduled for October 19th and 20th, and the final, which will be staged in Saudi Arabia, is on November 23rd.

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