Victory to face Bali United in AFC Champions League play-off

Melbourne Victory will host Bali United in an AFC Champions League Preliminary Round 2 match on Tuesday, January 21 at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium.

Bali defeated Tampines Rovers 5-3 in Preliminary Round 1 on Tuesday night to advance to face Melbourne.

Tickets for the Preliminary Round 2 clash are now on sale at Ticketek. We're pleased to announce that Melbourne Victory members can scan in for free.

The winner of the Preliminary Round 2 match will then travel to Japan to face Kashima Antlers on Tuesday, January 28 after the J1 League side finished the 2020 Emperor's Cup as runners-up.

The winner of that match will earn a spot in Group E, alongside China's Beijing FC and Thailand's Chaingrai United.

The fourth Group Stage spot will be decided by another Qualifying Play-off between South Korea's FC Seoul and either Kedah from Malaysia or Tai Po from Hong Kong.