FC Istiklol vs FK Ahal 1-0
Istiklol started with the right foot their campaign and will be looking to reach as far as possible in this year´s edition .
Alay Osh vs Altyn Asyr 3-6
Alay are present for the 2nd year in a row in the AFC Cup group stage
Benfica Macau vs Hang Yuen (Chinese Taipei) 3-2
Historic victory from Benfica Macau! Their 1st ever victory in an AFC competition group stage
They have played in the qualifying playoffs in the past years
April 25 vs Hwaebul, DPR Korean derby, April 25 won 1-0
Historic match because for the 2nd year in a row in the AFC Cup group stage 2 clubs from DPR Korea play against each other.
April 25 holds the supremacy in the recent confrontations, last year vs Kigwancha and now vs debutants Hwebil