Hong Kong: Nagoya Grampus's narrow win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Saturday confirmed a third place finish in the 2020 J1 League and, at worst, qualification for the AFC Champions League play-off round. While earlier in the week, Gamba Osaka secured second place and an AFC Champions League group stage ticket.
In China PR, Shandong Luneng defeated Jiangsu FC in the FA Cup final to secure China PR's fourth and final place in the 2021 AFC Champions League alongside CSL winners Jiangsu, Beijing FC and Guangzhou Evergrande.
Meanwhile there was league action in Thailand, so join the-AFC.com as we review the action from across East Asia and ASEAN.
Japan: Nagoya return to Asia for first time since 2012
In the final round of league fixtures in Japan all eyes were on the ties featuring the teams in third and fourth as Nagoya and Cerezo Osaka vied to join Kawasaki Frontale and Gamba Osaka in the 2021 AFC Champions League. .....
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