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Clubs from Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar will meet once again in a politically-charged group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League but officials are confident that football can help to bring the squabbling neighbours together.
Baghdad Bounedjah scored a brace as Qatar's Al Sadd progressed to the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League at the expense of top Saudi side Al Ahli with a 4-3 aggregate on Monday
The final round of the 2018 AFC Champions League group stage continued on Tuesday, with Sydney FC a notable casualty.
An injury-time equaliser denied Al Ahli an AFC Champions League victory in Doha Monday as the Saudi side became the first from a boycotting nation to play in Qatar since the beginning of the Gulf crisis.
AFC Champions League Review: Hulk stars in Guangzhou thrashing, Persepolis fight back against Al-Ahli
Al-Ahli drew at Persepolis and Shanghai SIPG established a dominant first-leg lead in Tuesday's quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League.
Al-Ahli and Al Ain were the victors in Monday's AFC Champions League last-16 action.