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2013 AFC Champions League group stage

The group stage of the 2013 AFC Champions League was played from 26 February to 1 May 2013. A total of 32 teams competed in the group stage.[1]

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DrawEdit

The draw for the group stage was held on 6 December 2012, 16:00 UTC+8, at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2] The 32 teams were drawn into eight groups of four. Teams from the same association could not be drawn into the same group.

The following 32 teams (16 from West Asia Zone, 16 from East Asia Zone) were entered into the group stage draw, which included the 29 automatic qualifiers and the three qualifying play-off winners, whose identity was not known at the time of the draw:

FormatEdit

In the group stage, each group was played on a home-and-away round-robin basis. The winners and runners-up of each group advanced to the round of 16.

TiebreakersEdit

The teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, 0 points for a loss). If tied on points, tiebreakers are applied in the following order:[1]

  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. Penalty shoot-out 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 a single yellow card, 3 points for a red card as a consequence of two yellow cards, 3 points for a direct red card, 4 points for a yellow card followed by a direct red card)
  8. Drawing of lots

GroupsEdit

The matchdays were 26–27 February, 12–13 March, 2–3 April, 9–10 April, 23–24 April, and 30 April–1 May 2013.[3]

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   SHB   JSH   JAZ   TRA
  Al-Shabab 6 4 1 1 7 5 +2 13 2–0 2–1 1–0
  El Jaish 6 3 2 1 14 9 +5 11 3–0 3–1 3–3
  Al-Jazira 6 1 2 3 7 10 −3 5 1–1 1–1 2–0
  Tractor Sazi 6 1 1 4 8 12 −4 4 0–1 2–4 3–1

Tractor Sazi  3–1  Al-Jazira
Seyed-Salehi   36'
Kazemian   60'
Ebrahimzadeh   80'
Report Mabkhout   79'
Attendance: 69,839
Referee: Tan Hai (China PR)

Al-Shabab  2–0  El Jaish
Anderson   33' (o.g.)
Al-Ghamdi   39'
Report

El Jaish  3–3  Tractor Sazi
Ribeiro   35'88'
Adriano   67' (pen.)
Report Paixão   24'
Seyed-Salehi   51'
Geílson   90+2'

Al-Jazira  1–1  Al-Shabab
Esmaeel   55' Report Fallatah   44'

El Jaish  3–1  Al-Jazira
Ribeiro   7'58'
Yousef   17'
Report Khater   45+2'


Al-Jazira  1–1  El Jaish
Bargash   25' Report Adriano   33'

Tractor Sazi  0–1  Al-Shabab
Report Tagliabué   84'
Attendance: 51,330

El Jaish  3–0  Al-Shabab
Ribeiro   3'82'90+3' Report
Attendance: 8,112
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Al-Jazira  2–0  Tractor Sazi
Oliveira   7'
Khater   90+2'
Report

Al-Shabab  2–1  Al-Jazira
Al-Shamrani   47'
Al-Sulaitin   80'
Report Diaky   30'

Tractor Sazi  2–4  El Jaish
Geílson   3'66' Report Sayed   48' (pen.)
Bakur   52'71' (pen.)
Go Seul-Ki   83'
Attendance: 1,100

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   LEK   SHA   ETT   PAK
  Lekhwiya 6 3 2 1 10 7 +3 11 2–1 2–0 3–1
  Al-Shabab Al-Arabi 6 3 0 3 8 9 −1 9 3–1 1–0 0–1
  Al-Ettifaq 6 2 1 3 6 5 +1 7 0–0 4–1 2–0
  Pakhtakor 6 2 1 3 6 9 −3 7 2–2 1–2 1–0
Tiebreakers
  • Al-Ettifaq are ranked ahead of Pakhtakor on head-to-head record.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Al-Ettifaq 2 1 0 1 2 1 +1 3
  Pakhtakor 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1 3

Pakhtakor  1–0  Al-Ettifaq
Abdukholiqov   73' Report

Lekhwiya  2–1  Al-Shabab Al-Arabi
Soria   20'
Msakni   33'
Report Edgar   10'


Lekhwiya  3–1  Pakhtakor
Dia   21'
Soria   84'90+1'
Report Urunov   40'


Pakhtakor  2–2  Lekhwiya
Urunov   26'
Traoré   56' (o.g.)
Report Soria   1'
Msakni   67'

Al-Ettifaq  4–1  Al-Shabab Al-Arabi
Bashir   16'71'
Al-Shehri   42'
Al-Salem   80'
Report Edgar   51'

Al-Shabab Al-Arabi  3–1  Lekhwiya
Obaid   46'
Ciel   76'
Edgar   90+2'
Report Msakni   36'


Lekhwiya  2–0  Al-Ettifaq
Luiz Jr.   12'
Muftah   65'
Report

Pakhtakor  1–2  Al-Shabab Al-Arabi
Makharadze   19' (pen.) Report Dhahi   1'
Makharadze   64' (o.g.)

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   AHL   GHA   SEP   NAS
  Al-Ahli 6 4 2 0 16 8 +8 14 2–0 4–1 2–2
  Al-Gharafa 6 3 1 2 13 11 +2 10 2–2 3–1 3–1
  Sepahan 6 3 0 3 12 13 −1 9 2–4 3–1 3–0
  Al-Nasr 6 0 1 5 7 16 −9 1 1–2 2–4 1–2

Sepahan  3–0  Al-Nasr
Sukaj   22'81'
Ebrahimi   87'
Report

Al-Ahli  2–0  Al-Gharafa
Al-Bassas   35'
Victor Simões   90+4'
Report
Attendance: 9,556
Referee: Ryuji Sato (Japan)

Al-Gharafa  3–1  Sepahan
Cissé   16'58'
Siddiq   90+2'
Report Ahmadi   13'

Al-Nasr  1–2  Al-Ahli
Morimoto   13' Report Al Hosni   17'36'

Al-Nasr  2–4  Al-Gharafa
Fardan   56'
Correa   58'
Report Cissé   24'
Shami   31'
Nenê   45+1' (pen.)
Quaye   84'
Attendance: 5,132

Sepahan  2–4  Al-Ahli
Sukaj   3'
Talebi   86'
Report Victor Simões   23'65'
Bruno César   39'
Al Hosni   46'

Al-Gharafa  3–1  Al-Nasr
Quaye   8'
Nenê   55'
Al Shammari   79'
Report Morimoto   16'

Al-Ahli  4–1  Sepahan
Al-Bassas   44'62'
Bruno César   68' (pen.)
Al-Khamees   90+1'
Report Đalović   82'

Al-Gharafa  2–2  Al-Ahli
Alex   24'
Cissé   54' (pen.)
Report Al Hosni   31'
Palomino   68'

Al-Nasr  1–2  Sepahan
Taher   71' Report Đalović   29'
Gholami   79'

Sepahan  3–1  Al-Gharafa
Jahan Alian   11'
Gholami   48'
Khalatbari   55'
Report Siddiq   44'
Attendance: 1,200
Referee: Jumpei Iida (Japan)

Al-Ahli  2–2  Al-Nasr
Bakshween   8' (pen.)
Al-Jassim   77'
Report Léo Lima   23' (pen.)
Malullah   55'
Attendance: 1,730
Referee: Tan Hai (China PR)

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   EST   HIL   AIN   RAY
  Esteghlal 6 4 1 1 11 5 +6 13 0–1 2–0 3–0
  Al-Hilal 6 4 0 2 10 6 +4 12 1–2 2–0 3–1
  Al-Ain 6 2 0 4 6 9 −3 6 0–1 3–1 2–1
  Al-Rayyan 6 1 1 4 7 14 −7 4 3–3 0–2 2–1

Al-Ain  3–1  Al-Hilal
Abdulrahman   27'
Brosque   46'
Gyan   90+2'
Report Al-Zori   9'

Al-Rayyan  3–3  Esteghlal
Tabata   37' (pen.)
Omranzadeh   58' (o.g.)
Nilmar   87'
Report Samuel   27'
Borhani   45+1'
Nekounam   86' (pen.)

Esteghlal  2–0  Al-Ain
Samuel   64'
Majidi   73'
Report
Attendance: 21,330

Al-Hilal  3–1  Al-Rayyan
Al-Qahtani   57'74'
Al-Shalhoub   88'
Report Ismail   86'

Al-Ain  2–1  Al-Rayyan
Ekoko   34'
Brosque   70'
Report Nilmar   32'

Al-Hilal  1–2  Esteghlal
Al-Dossari   68' Report Montazeri   80'
Borhani   86'

Al-Rayyan  2–1  Al-Ain
Nilmar   59'
Al-Marri   86'
Report Ahmed   78'

Esteghlal  0–1  Al-Hilal
Report Al Abed   35'

Esteghlal  3–0  Al-Rayyan
Majidi   45'
Beikzadeh   73'
Borhani   90+1'
Report
Attendance: 28,330

Al-Hilal  2–0  Al-Ain
Al-Dossari   4'
Wesley   24'
Report

Al-Ain  0–1  Esteghlal
Report Nekounam   80' (pen.)

Al-Rayyan  0–2  Al-Hilal
Report Al Abed   78'
Al-Harthi   83'

Group EEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   SEO   BUR   JIA   SEN
  FC Seoul 6 3 2 1 11 5 +6 11 2–2 5–1 2–1
  Buriram United 6 1 4 1 6 6 0 7 0–0 2–0 1–1
  Jiangsu Sainty 6 2 1 3 5 10 −5 7 0–2 2–0 0–0
  Vegalta Sendai 6 1 3 2 5 6 −1 6 1–0 1–1 1–2
Tiebreakers
  • Buriram United and Jiangsu Sainty are tied on head-to-head record, and so are ranked by overall goal difference.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Buriram United 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
  Jiangsu Sainty 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3

Vegalta Sendai  1–1  Buriram United
Ryang Yong-Gi   53' (pen.) Report Osmar   76'
Attendance: 10,206

FC Seoul  5–1  Jiangsu Sainty
Damjanović   8'61'
Yun Il-Lok   33'56'
Molina   87'
Report Salihi   80'
Attendance: 6,231
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)


FC Seoul  2–1  Vegalta Sendai
Escudero   6'
Kim Jin-Kyu   22'
Report Wilson   87' (pen.)


Buriram United  2–0  Jiangsu Sainty
Suchao   39'
Charyl   60'
Report

Buriram United  1–1  Vegalta Sendai
Osmar   53' Report Nakahara   90+3'
Attendance: 19,237


FC Seoul  2–2  Buriram United
Jung Seung-Yong   55'
Kim Hyun-Sung   74'
Report Ekkachai   56'
Theeraton   75'

Vegalta Sendai  1–2  Jiangsu Sainty
Sugai   24' Report Liu Jianye   38'
Salihi   62'

Group FEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   GUA   JEO   URA   MUA
  Guangzhou Evergrande 6 3 2 1 14 5 +9 11 0–0 3–0 4–0
  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 6 2 4 0 10 6 +4 10 1–1 2–2 2–0
  Urawa Red Diamonds 6 3 1 2 11 11 0 10 3–2 1–3 4–1
  Muangthong United 6 0 1 5 4 17 −13 1 1–4 2–2 0–1
Tiebreakers
  • Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors are ranked ahead of Urawa Red Diamonds on head-to-head record.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2 4
  Urawa Red Diamonds 2 0 1 1 3 5 −2 1

Guangzhou Evergrande  3–0  Urawa Red Diamonds
Barrios   16'
Muriqui   65'
Suzuki   90+1' (o.g.)
Report
Attendance: 39,876

Muangthong United  2–2  Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Gjurovski   45+1' (pen.)
Kim Yoo-Jin   89'
Report Lee Dong-Gook   6' (pen.)
Oris   78'
Attendance: 10,317

Urawa Red Diamonds  4–1  Muangthong United
Kashiwagi   8'
Sekiguchi   65'
Haraguchi   69'
Thritthi   78' (o.g.)
Report Siaka   90'
Attendance: 23,246

Guangzhou Evergrande  4–0  Muangthong United
Conca   51'90+2' (pen.)
Muriqui   58'
Gao Lin   84'
Report
Attendance: 39,841

Muangthong United  1–4  Guangzhou Evergrande
Sarawut   53' Report Muriqui   40'43'
Zheng Zhi   56'
Feng Xiaoting   86'
Attendance: 10,207

Urawa Red Diamonds  3–2  Guangzhou Evergrande
Koroki   52'
Abe   63'
Márcio Richardes   67' (pen.)
Report Barrios   37'
Muriqui   87'
Attendance: 19,687
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)

Group GEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   BUN   BEI   POH   HIR
  Bunyodkor 6 2 4 0 6 3 +3 10 0–0 2–2 0–0
  Beijing Guoan 6 2 3 1 4 2 +2 9 0–1 2–0 2–1
  Pohang Steelers 6 1 4 1 5 6 −1 7 1–1 0–0 1–1
  Sanfrecce Hiroshima 6 0 3 3 2 6 −4 3 0–2 0–0 0–1

Pohang Steelers  0–0  Beijing Guoan
Report
Attendance: 6,832

Beijing Guoan  2–1  Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Lang Zheng   21'
Piao Cheng   79'
Report Ishihara   75'
Attendance: 29,616

Bunyodkor  2–2  Pohang Steelers
Pyschur   15'
Murzoev   90+4'
Report Lee Myung-Joo   60'
Lee Gwang-Hoon   67'
Attendance: 5,000

Bunyodkor  0–0  Beijing Guoan
Report
Attendance: 7,520

Beijing Guoan  0–1  Bunyodkor
Report Musaev   32'
Attendance: 37,811


Pohang Steelers  1–1  Bunyodkor
Park Sung-Ho   90+3' Report Pyschur   79'
Attendance: 7,357

Group HEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts   KSW   CCM   GUI   SUW
  Kashiwa Reysol 6 4 2 0 14 4 +10 14 3–1 1–1 0–0
  Central Coast Mariners 6 2 1 3 5 9 −4 7 0–3 2–1 0–0
  Guizhou Renhe 6 1 3 2 6 7 −1 6 0–1 2–1 2–2
  Suwon Samsung Bluewings 6 0 4 2 4 9 −5 4 2–6 0–1 0–0

Guizhou Renhe  0–1  Kashiwa Reysol
Report Cléo   45+1'


Central Coast Mariners  2–1  Guizhou Renhe
Bojić   50'
Sainsbury   80'
Report Rose   71' (o.g.)

Suwon Samsung Bluewings  2–6  Kashiwa Reysol
Choi Jae-Soo   52'
Ristić   73' (pen.)
Report Tanaka   16'67'
Kurisawa   51'75'
Kudo   55'90+3'
Attendance: 7,845
Referee: Mohsen Torky (Iran)



ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "AFC Champions League 2013 Competition Regulations". AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-03-02.
  2. ^ "ACL 2013 – Group Stage Draw". AFC. 6 December 2012.
  3. ^ "AFC Calendar of Competitions 2013" (PDF). AFC.

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