2012 AFC Cup group stage

The 2012 AFC Cup group stage was contested by a total of 32 teams (20 from West Asia Zone and 12 from East Asia Zone). They included:

The draw for the group stage was held at the AFC house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 6 December 2011, 15:00 UTC+08:00.[1] The 32 teams were drawn into eight groups of four. Clubs from the same country may not be drawn into the same group.

In each group, teams played each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The matchdays were 6–7 March, 20–21 March, 3–4 April, 10–11 April, 24–25 April, and 8–9 May 2012.[2] The winners and runners-up of each group advanced to the knockout stage.[3]

TiebreakersEdit

The teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss) and tie breakers are in following order:[3]

  1. Greater number of points obtained in the group matches between the teams concerned;
  2. Goal difference resulting from the group matches between the teams concerned;
  3. Greater number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned; (Away goals do not apply)
  4. Goal difference in all the group matches;
  5. Greater number of goals scored in all the group matches;
  6. Kicks from the penalty mark if only two teams are involved and they are both on the field of play;
  7. Fewer score calculated according to the number of yellow and red cards received in the group matches; (1 point for each yellow card, 3 points for each red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for each direct red card, 4 points for each yellow card followed by a direct red card)
  8. Drawing of lots.

GroupsEdit

Each team had been numbered from 1 to 4, the numbers determine the order of the fixtures:[3]

  • Match Day 1: 1 vs 4, 3 vs 2
  • Match Day 2: 2 vs 1, 4 vs 3
  • Match Day 3: 1 vs 3, 4 vs 2
  • Match Day 4: 3 vs 1, 2 vs 4
  • Match Day 5: 4 vs 1, 2 vs 3
  • Match Day 6: 1 vs 2, 3 vs 4

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts QAD SUW FAI ITT
  Al-Qadsia 6 3 1 2 14 7 +7 10[a] 2–0 1–2 5–2
  Al-Suwaiq 6 3 1 2 8 9 −1 10[a] 1–5 0–0 2–0
  Al-Faisaly 6 2 3 1 10 7 +3 9 1–1 2–3 1–1
  Al-Ittihad 6 1 1 4 5 14 −9 4 1–0 0–2 1–4
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Tiebreakers: Al-Qadsia and Al-Suwaiq are ranked by their head-to-head record (Al-Qadsia: 6 pts; Al-Suwaiq: 0 pts).
Tiebreakers
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Qadsia 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 6
  Al-Suwaiq 2 0 0 2 1 7 −6 0
Al-Qadsia  2–0  Al-Suwaiq
Al Mutairi   8'
Al Soma   51'
Report
Al-Faisaly  1–1  Al-Ittihad
Al-Sheikh   30' Report Fares   49' (pen.)


Al-Suwaiq  2–0  Al-Ittihad
Al-Jalabubi   23'
Al-Saadi   83'
Report
Attendance: 300
Referee: Ma Ning (China P.R.)
Al-Qadsia  1–2  Al-Faisaly
Keita   14' Report Al-Maharmeh   53'
Hayel   73'

Al-Ittihad  0–2  Al-Suwaiq
Report Ablaye Gaye   23'
Al-Saadi   78'
Al-Faisaly  1–1  Al-Qadsia
Hayel   78' Report Al-Mutawa   73' (pen.)

Al-Suwaiq  1–5  Al-Qadsia
Ablaye Gaye   24' Report Al Enezi   2'31'
Al Fadhel   70'
Al Mutairi   74'
Al-Mutawa   79'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Jumpei Iida (Japan)
Al-Ittihad  1–4  Al-Faisaly
Ewerson   90+1' Report Al-Maharmeh   5'
Attiah   38'
Hayel   81'87'

Al-Faisaly  2–3  Al-Suwaiq
Hayel   34'
Al-Maharmeh   86'
Report Al-Noufali   8'
Al-Saadi   48'
Al-Saadi   84'
Al-Qadsia  5–2  Al-Ittihad
Hadj Aïssa   2'48'
Al Mutairi   42'52'
Al Soma   45'
Report Omar   32'
Al Hasan   90+3'
Notes

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts ERB KAZ ORU KEB
  Erbil 6 4 2 0 11 5 +6 14 1–1 2–1 2–0
  Kazma 6 3 2 1 10 6 +4 11 1–2 1–1 3–0
  Al-Oruba 6 2 2 2 10 8 +2 8 2–2 1–2 4–1
  East Bengal 6 0 0 6 2 14 −12 0 0–2 1–2 0–1
East Bengal  0–1  Al-Oruba
Report Alao   45+1' (pen.)
Arbil  1–1  Kazma
Efe   78' Report Al Harby   71'

Al-Oruba  2–2  Arbil
Naggar   66'87' Report Sabagh   42'
Radhi   54'
Attendance: 10,000
Kazma  3–0  East Bengal
Nasser   38'
Al Wuhaib   44'
Jammeh   58'
Report

East Bengal  0–2  Arbil
Report Radhi   76'
Al Hussain   90+4'
Attendance: 10,000
Al-Oruba  1–2  Kazma
Abdulkareem   34' Report Nasser   74' (pen.)
Faraj   85'

Arbil  2–0  East Bengal
Al Hussain   45+1' (pen.)47' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Ali Sabbagh (Lebanon)
Kazma  1–1  Al-Oruba
Nasser   86' Report Alao   57' (pen.)

Al-Oruba  4–1  East Bengal
Duke   6'34'
Sharyan   59'
Al-Gabr   71'
Report Edmilson   78'
Kazma  1–2  Arbil
Nasser   45+3' (pen.) Report Halgurd   16'
Khalaf   57'

East Bengal  1–2  Kazma
Edmilson   18' Report Al Ajmi   8'
Al Azmi   90+1'
Arbil  2–1  Al-Oruba
Karim   32' (pen.)
Radhi   62'
Report Al-Ghazi   12'
Notes

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts ETT KUW AHE VB
  Al-Ettifaq 6 4 2 0 18 7 +11 14 2–2 0–0 2–0
  Al-Kuwait 6 3 2 1 17 10 +7 11 1–5 1–0 7–1
  Al-Ahed 6 2 1 3 7 11 −4 7 1–3 0–4 5–3
  VB 6 0 1 5 9 23 −14 1 3–6 2–2 0–1
Al-Kuwait  1–5  Al-Ettifaq
Rogerinho   86' Report Tagliabué   51' (pen.)53'81'
Al-Salem   78'
Walibi   90+4'
Al-Ahed  5–3  VB
Chaito   29'
Mustafa   32'
Dakik   54'
Atwi   77'
Zreik   80'
Report Cengiz   56'65'
Tadevosyan   90' (o.g.)

VB  2–2  Al-Kuwait
Wright   32'
Shamweel   54'
Report Khamis   73'
Fané   90+2'
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Wang Di (China P.R.)

Al-Ahed  0–4  Al-Kuwait
Report Rogerinho   2'
Al-Shammari   20'
Khamis   50'80'
VB  3–6  Al-Ettifaq
Mansaray   39'
Shamweel   59'
Hussain   63'
Report Tagliabué   5'10'35'
Al-Hamed   43'
Al Thyab   48'
Al-Sulim   90'

Al-Kuwait  1–0  Al-Ahed
Baba   82' Report
Al-Ettifaq  2–0  VB
Al-Mubarak   51'
Al-Sulim   62'
Report

VB  0–1  Al-Ahed
Report Bazzi   9'
Al-Ettifaq  2–2  Al-Kuwait
Tagliabué   56'90' Report Fané   42'
Al Kandari   51'

Al-Ahed  1–3  Al-Ettifaq
Zreik   90+2' Report Al-Mubarak   39'
Al-Thiab   89'
Al-Shehri   90+4'
Al-Kuwait  7–1  VB
Al Kandari   3'
Rogerinho   43'
Khamis   61'
Jameel   64' (o.g.)
Seumen   68'85'
Waleed   90+1'
Report Nashid   45+3'

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts WEH NEF ORU SAL
  Al-Wehdat 6 4 0 2 15 9 +6 12 3–1 2–1 5–0
  Neftchi Farg'ona 6 3 2 1 11 7 +4 11 2–1 3–1 3–0
  Al-Oruba 6 2 1 3 8 10 −2 7 4–2 0–0 1–0
  Salgaocar 6 1 1 4 6 14 −8 4 1–2 2–2 3–1
Neftchi Farg'ona  2–1  Al-Wehdat
Alijonov   8' (pen.)
Berdiev   79'
Report Shelbaieh   90+1'
Attendance: 10,350
Al-Oruba  1–0  Salgaocar
Al-Mashari   67' Report
Attendance: 200

Salgaocar  2–2  Neftchi Farg'ona
Sueoka   45+2'
Oliveira   82'
Report Isroilov   26'
Alijonov   59'
Al-Wehdat  2–1  Al-Oruba
Salah   41'
Shelbaieh   67'
Report Al-Mashari   75'
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Ali Shaban (Kuwait)

Neftchi Farg'ona  3–1  Al-Oruba
Yaqubov   12'
Berdiev   42' (pen.)
Saidov   61'
Report Teixeira   90+4'
Al-Wehdat  5–0  Salgaocar
Deeb   25' (pen.)
Elias   47'
Al-Sabah   72'
Shelbaieh   90'
Abu Hwaiti   90+3'
Report

Salgaocar  1–2  Al-Wehdat
Ahmed   71' Report Abu Hwaiti   8'
Shelbaieh   82'
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Jumpei Iida (Japan)

Salgaocar  3–1  Al-Oruba
Fernandes   45+1'
Gonsalves   48'
Bevan   64'
Report Teixeira   81' (pen.)
Attendance: 3,007
Referee: Vo Minh Tri (Vietnam)
Al-Wehdat  3–1  Neftchi Farg'ona
Shelbaieh   5'57'
Al-Sabah   84'
Report Isroilov   34'

Neftchi Farg'ona  3–0  Salgaocar
Smolyachenko   1'50'
Berdiev   77'
Report
Attendance: 14,000
Al-Oruba  4–2  Al-Wehdat
Al-Mukhaini   19'31'
Al-Wahaibi   34'
Al-Mashaikhi   89'
Report Deeb   29'
Ra'fat   86' (pen.)

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts SHO ZAW SAF TIL
  Al-Shorta 6 5 0 1 14 6 +8 15 3–2 3–2 3–0
  Al-Zawra'a 6 4 0 2 12 5 +7 12 2–1 1–0 5–0
  Safa 6 3 0 3 6 7 −1 9 0–2 1–0 1–0
  Al-Tilal 6 0 0 6 1 15 −14 0 0–2 0–2 1–2
Al-Tilal  1–2  Safa
Boqshan   40' Report Azar   21'52'
Al-Shorta  3–2  Al-Zawra'a
Leonardo   23'
Rafe   69'71'
Report Jabbar   60'
Mohammed Saad   85' (pen.)

Al-Zawra'a  5–0  Al-Tilal
Mohammed Saad   27' (pen.)52'
Hesham Mohammed   59'84'
Ali Saad   87'
Report
Attendance: 3,000
Safa  0–2  Al-Shorta
Report Rafe   73'90+3'

Al-Zawra'a  1–0  Safa
Ibrahim   85' Report
Attendance: 3,500
Al-Shorta  3–0  Al-Tilal
Rafe   63'
Al Waked   72'
Awad   76'
Report

Al-Tilal  0–2  Al-Shorta
Report Hurmuz   80' (o.g.)
Abadi   90+2'
Safa  1–0  Al-Zawra'a
Atwi   90+1' Report

Al-Zawra'a  2–1  Al-Shorta
Qasem   58'
Hesham Mohammed   65'
Report Rafe   86'
Attendance: 3,000

Al-Tilal  0–2  Al-Zawra'a
Report Sabah   13'
Hussein   77'
Attendance: 1,500
Al-Shorta  3–2  Safa
Rafe   18' (pen.)50'
Habib   70'
Report Saadi   20'
Kaddoura   90'
Notes

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts KIT TER SNA TAM
  Kitchee 6 3 2 1 9 4 +5 11 2–2 2–0 3–1
  Terengganu 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10 0–2 6–2 0–2
  Sông Lam Nghệ An 6 2 1 3 6 9 −3 7 1–0 0–1 3–0
  Tampines Rovers 6 1 2 3 3 7 −4 5 0–0 0–1 0–0
Sông Lam Nghệ An  0–1  Terengganu
Report Manaf   51'
Attendance: 6,142
Kitchee  3–1  Tampines Rovers
Liang Zicheng   3'62'
Tarrés   66'
Report Ali   20'
Attendance: 1,314


Kitchee  2–0  Sông Lam Nghệ An
Rehman   11'
Chu Siu Kei   73'
Report
Attendance: 1,760


Terengganu  6–2  Sông Lam Nghệ An
Ashaari   5'
Doe   12'34'73'
Hadi   38'
Joseph   87'
Report Phạm Văn Quyến   29'
Hoàng Văn Bình   84'

Kitchee  2–2  Terengganu
Tarrés   9'45' Report Ashaari   14'
Hadi   69'
Attendance: 1,179

Group GEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts CHO HOM CIT YAN
  Chonburi 6 4 2 0 10 5 +5 14 1–0 2–0 1–0
  Home United 6 3 1 2 9 6 +3 10 1–2 3–1 3–1
  Citizen 6 2 1 3 9 12 −3 7 3–3 1–2 2–1
  Yangon United 6 0 2 4 4 9 −5 2 1–1 0–0 1–2
Yangon United  1–1  Chonburi
Jovanović   41' Report Etae   90+3'
Attendance: 5,500
Referee: Fan Qi (China P.R.)
Home United  3–1  Citizen
Ihata   62'
Mendy   66'
Qiu Li   87'
Report Nakamura   45+1'
Attendance: 1,023
Referee: Vo Minh Tri (Vietnam)

Chonburi  1–0  Home United
Takam   69' Report
Citizen  2–1  Yangon United
Hélio   51'
Baise   90'
Report Jovanović   65'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,026

Yangon United  0–0  Home United
Report
Attendance: 4,000
Chonburi  2–0  Citizen
Chaiman   49' (pen.)
Diakité   60'
Report

Home United  3–1  Yangon United
Qiu Li   70'
Mendy   75'80'
Report Ristic   37'
Attendance: 3,146
Referee: Wang Di (China P.R.)
Citizen  3–3  Chonburi
Nakamura   8'
Chiu Chun Kit   90+1'
Sham Kwok Fai   90+4'
Report Samana   20'
On-Mo   69'
Etae   88'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,210

Citizen  1–2  Home United
Sham Kwok Fai   17' Report Mendy   77'
Anzité   90+2'
Mong Kok Stadium, Hong Kong
Attendance: 1,390

Home United  1–2  Chonburi
Daud   86' Report On-Mo   5'
Kachaplayuk   77'
Attendance: 1,393

Group HEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts KEL ARE NVB AYE
  Kelantan 6 4 1 1 10 5 +5 13 3–0 0–0 1–0
  Arema 6 2 1 3 12 12 0 7[a] 1–3 6–2 1–1
  Navibank Sài Gòn 6 2 1 3 10 12 −2 7[a] 1–2 3–1 4–1
  Ayeyawady United 6 2 1 3 7 10 −3 7[a] 3–1 0–3 2–0
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Tiebreakers: Arema, Navibank Sài Gòn and Ayeyawady United are ranked by their head-to-head record (Arema: 7 pts; Navibank Sài Gòn: 6 pts; Ayeyawady United: 4 pts).
Tiebreakers
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Arema 4 2 1 1 11 6 +5 7
  Navibank Sài Gòn 4 2 0 2 9 10 −1 6
  Ayeyawady United 4 1 1 2 4 8 −4 4
Arema  1–1  Ayeyawady United
Chmelo   28' Report Dinata   63' (o.g.)
Attendance: 2,000

Ayeyawady United  3–1  Kelantan
Nwaneri   6' (o.g.)
Aung Kyaw Myo   42'
Ngangue   81'
Report Ghaddar   66' (pen.)
Attendance: 1,500

Kelantan  3–0  Arema
Ghaddar   22'47'89' Report

Arema  1–3  Kelantan
Chmelo   35' Report Ghaddar   16' (pen.)59'
Zamri   86'

Ayeyawady United  0–3  Arema
Report Jati   10'
Amiruddin   28'
Musafri   45'

Arema  6–2  Navibank Sài Gòn
Chmelo   9' (pen.)45+1' (pen.)
Musafri   35'39'
Amiruddin   43'79'
Report Fonseca   64'
Nguyễn Quang Hải   70'
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Fan Qi (China P.R.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "AFC Cup 2012 - Group Stage draw". AFC. 2011-12-06.
  2. ^ "AFC Calendar of Competitions 2012" (PDF). AFC.
  3. ^ a b c "AFC Cup 2012 Competitions Regulations" (PDF). AFC.
  4. ^ a b c d "Yemen, Syria clubs to play in neutral venue". AFC. 27 February 2012.

External linksEdit