AFC Champions League: Group F live-blog schedule – 울산 현대 (Ulsan Hyundai) v. FC東京 (FC Tokyo)

The Big Crown Stadium is the backdrop for FC Tokyo’s sole remaining Group F match, Ulsan Hyundai providing the opposition in a contest from which the Gas need take only a point to finish as group winners.

Should FC Tokyo end Matchday Six sitting at the top of Group F, they will set up a Round of 16 tie at home against Kashiwa Reysol, while defeat will spell a trip to China and a visit to the Tianhe Stadium to play Guangzhou Evergrande.

Join me from 11:00 BST/19:00 JST for team news and the build-up to the match, and from 11:30 BST/19:30 JST for kick-off for a contest which will decide the fate of four teams in the latter stages of the 2012 AFC Champions League.

AFC Champions League: Group H live-blog schedule – 전북 현대 모터스 (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors) v. 柏レイソル (Kashiwa Reysol)

On 15 May Kashiwa Reysol face one of their sternest tests of the season so far when they travel to the Jeonju World Cup Stadium for a match they must win if they are to progress to the knockout rounds of the 2012 AFC Champions League.

Jeonbuk may have suffered two 5-1 reversals at the hands of Guangzhou Evergrande and Reysol, but they top the group having won their three other matches and need take only a point from the final Group H game to advance.

Join me from 10:30 BST/18:30 JST for team news and the build-up to the match, or from 11:00 BST/19:00 JST for kick-off in what should provide a thrilling climax to the group stage. Click the following link for the current standings in Group H.

AFC Champions League: Group F live-blog schedule – FC東京 (FC Tokyo) v. 北京国安 (Beijing Guoan FC)

FC Tokyo, leaders of Group F from Ulsan Hyundai on goal difference at the halfway stage of qualification for the knockout rounds, face Beijing Guoan at the Ajinmoto Stadium on Tuesday, and Ranko Popović’s men will be hoping to respond positively to the weelend’s surprise defeat in J.League Division 1 at home to Kashima Antlers.

Join me from 11:00 BST/19:00 JST as the live blog gets underway with team news, with kick-off scheduled for 11:30 BST/19:30 JST. A win for FC Tokyo and a win for Ulsan Hyundai, who are away to Brisbane Roar, would practically guarantee both teams’ entry into the latter stages of the tournament with two further group games remaining.

AFC Champions League: Group H live-blog schedule – 柏レイソル (Kashiwa Reysol) v. 広州恒大 (Guangzhou Evergrande)

(Guangzhou Evergrande, who travel to the Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium on Wednesday to face Kashiwa Reysol in their 2012 AFC Champions League fixture, open with a win in South Korea against 2011 runners-up and reigning South Korean champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. Both of Jeonbuk’s fixtures to date have been 5-1 defeats)

The Sun Kings have struggled for consistency in the opening weeks of the 2012 season, demolishing last year’s AFC Champions League runners-up Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 5-1 in Group H, but taking only four points from four matches in their attempt to defend their J.League Division 1 title. At 10:30 BST/18:30 Japan Time on Wednesday 4 April I’ll be live-blogging their fixture against Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande, where victory at the Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium will guarantee at least second spot in the table at the halfway stage and clear water between themselves and the chasing pack. Join me from 11:00 BST/19:00 Japan Time for kick-off.