Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai: how and where to watch AFC final
All the information you need on how and where to watch the final of the 2020 AFC Champions League final between Persepolis and Ulsan Hyundai.
It's that time of the year again! Yes, the AFC Champions League final 2020 is almost upon us as Persepolis and Ulsan Hyundai go head to head for the prized title.
Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai: AFC Champions League final preview
The Iranian and South Korean clubs both have a strong historical connection with this competition and are all set for the 2020 AFC Champions League final, which takes place on Saturday.
Persepolis have been to the final twice in the last three years but on each occasion were not able to complete the dream. Could this year be third time lucky? If they are they would end the Iranian trophy drought that has run since 1992-1993 when PAS Tehran won the Asian Club Championship.
Having won the 2012 title, Ulsan Hyundai came very close to becoming the fourth South Korean club to be crowned Asian Champions and the second club to win two titles in the Champions League era.
The South Korean outfit made their debut in the Asian Club Championship in 1997-98, before their AFC Champions League era began in 2006 when they participated as K-League champions and went all the way to the semi-finals in their first appearance.
Fans back for the final
It has been announced that spectators will be permitted to attend the final in Doha, the first time fans will be allowed to watch the competition in person since play was suspended in March due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation said on the eve of the decider that spectators totalling “up to 30 percent of the stadium capacity” would be allowed into the 40,000-seater Al Janoub Stadium.
All fans will be required to supply a negative result for a covid-19 antigen test, with tickets available thereafter on a first-come first-served basis. Authorities in Qatar have previously allowed fans to attend matches in Doha, with a crowd of 1,044 admitted to the national team’s 2022 World Cup qualifier with Bangladesh earlier this month.
What time does Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai kick off?
The 2020 AFC Champions League final between Persepolis and Ulsan Hyundai will kick off at the Al Janoub Stadium, Doha, on Saturday 19 December 2019 at 15:00 local time (13:00 CET).
That's 12:00 in the UK, 07:00 in New York, 06:00 in Dallas and 04:00 in LA.
Find out here what time the game gets underway where you are in the world.
How can I watch Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai?
You'll find a list of all the television channels and online services that will be broadcasting the Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai game here.
Persepolis vs Ulsan Hyundai live on AS English
You can also follow all the action in Doha on AS English: we'll be bringing you a live text feed with in-depth build-up and minute-by-minute coverage.
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