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Adelaide United FC will open and finish its 2010 AFC Champions League campaign at home according to the match schedule for the Group Stage released on Wednesday.

Adelaide United FC will open and finish its 2010 AFC Champions League campaign at home according to the match schedule for the Group Stage released on Wednesday.

The Reds host titleholders Pohang Steelers from South Korea first-up at Hindmarsh Stadium on Wednesday 24 February, followed by a trip to China to take on Shandong Luneng a fortnight later.

There are back-to-back clashes six days apart on Match Days 3 and 4 against the Emperor's Cup Winners from Japan who are yet to be determined before a clash in Pohang on Tuesday 13 April followed by the final group match against Shandong Luneng at Hindmarsh on 27 April.

GROUP H Adelaide United FC (Australia) Shandong Luneng (China) Cup Winner (Japan) Pohang Steelers (Korea Republic)

Match Day 1 Adelaide United FC v Pohang Steelers Wednesday, 24 February, Hindmarsh Stadium

Match Day 2 Shandong Luneng v Adelaide United FC Wednesday, 10 March, Shandong Sports Centre Stadium

Match Day 3 Adelaide United FC v Cup Winner Wednesday, 24 March, Hindmarsh Stadium

Match Day 4 Cup Winner v Adelaide United FC Tuesday, 30 March, Venue TBC

Match Day 5 Pohang Steelers v Adelaide United FC Tuesday, 13 April, Pohang Steelyard

Match Day 6 Adelaide United FC v Shandong Luneng Tuesday, 27 April, Hindmarsh Stadiu