Al Hilal made history on Tuesday by becoming Asia's first-ever four-time club champions, a feat that was arguably 24 months in the making.
As the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup reaches its halfway mark, we look at who's on course to reach Qatar 2022 and who's as good as gone.
There are no shortage of stars gracing the Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup but some unheralded names are also taking their chance to shine.
Japan continued working their way back to form while Iran produced a stunning come-from-behind win on Match Day 5 of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.
Australia couldn't mark their first home match in 763 days with a win over Saudi Arabia that would have boosted their hopes of reaching Qatar 2022.
There was no happy homecoming for Australia as they lost defender Harry Souttar to a suspected knee injury in a 0-0 draw against Saudi Arabia.
There will be plenty to play for as the third round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup return for the final international break of the year.
Al Hilal were aided by a touch of good fortune as they remained on course for a record fourth AFC Champions League title.
Overlooked in the scrutiny surrounding Newcastle's ownership is just how good Saudi Arabia's national team has become.
Having shown plenty of endeavour without reward so far in the Asian World Cup qualifiers, Vietnam will be looking for victory against Oman.
With late drama and star turns from some big names, there was plenty to digest from the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
A Saudi Arabia-led takeover of Newcastle United has been completed with the Public Investment Fund (PIF) buying the Premier League club.
As the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup resume on Thursday, we look at the main talking points from the six matches on Match Day 3.
Japan and South Korea both overcame their opening losses with 1-0 wins while Saudi Arabia prove to be a threat in Group B.
Oman pulled off a stunning upset of heavyweights Japan while Vietnam couldn't hold onto their narrow lead against Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia survived a major scare after trailing Vietnam for the entire first half to hand the 10-man side a 3-1 defeat.
Asia's 12 remaining hopefuls will resume their quest to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Thursday when the third round of qualifiers begin.
Japan and South Korea will once again represent Asia in Olympic Games men's football after both qualified for the quarterfinals.
South Korea and Japan flew the flag for Asia in Olympics men's football on Sunday, but there was less joy for Saudi Arabia and Australia.
Former Brazil international Paulinho has joined Saudi Arabia's Al Ahli after parting ways with Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou.
The bidding process for the hosting rights for the 2027 Asian Cup has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam will face three heavyweights - Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia - in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup.
The race to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Asia has finally returned, but which teams are in pole position to advance to the next round?
Saudi Arabia's football federation has formally asked FIFA to look at staging biennial World Cups for men and women.
India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.