The Qatari team Al Duhail succeeded in achieving a big victory over the Iranian Sepahan 5-2 in the meeting that brought the two teams together, yesterday, Tuesday, at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Buraidah, as part of the sixth and final round of Group D of the 2022 AFC Champions League.
Michael Olunga (10 and 35), Edmilson Junior (41 and 90) and Ferjani Sassi (50) scored Al Duhail’s goals, while Mohammad Nejad Mehdi (20) and Soroush Rafii (82) scored Sepahan’s two goals.
Al Duhail maintained its lead in the group standings with 15 points from six matches, compared to 7 points for each of Al Taawun, who played five matches, Sepahan, and 3 for Pakhtakor, where Al Duhail won the group lead and qualified for the round of 16.
Uzbekistan’s Pakhtakor team managed to achieve an exciting victory over its Saudi counterpart 5-4 in the match that brought the two teams together, yesterday, Tuesday at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Buraidah, within the fourth group. Saberkhojeev (32), Mirjakhon Mirakhmadov (78) and Abus Ergashbuyev (86), while Yazid Al-Bakr (14), Samihan Al-Nabit (51 and 60) and Hassan Al-Omari (83 from a penalty kick) scored Al-Taawoun goals.
Foolad Club Khuzestan took the lead after drawing 1-1 with Shabab Al-Ahly Dubai on Tuesday at Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium in Jeddah, in the third group competitions. Yahya Al Ghassani Road (82).
Foolad Khuzestan topped the group’s standings with 12 points from six matches, compared to 10 points for Shabab Al-Ahly, 5 for Al-Gharafa and 4 for Ahal. Foolad Khuzestan won the group’s lead and qualified for the round of 16, while Al-Ahly youth qualified as one of the best second-placed teams.
Turkmen club Ahal achieved its first victory after beating Qatar’s Al Gharafa 4-2 yesterday at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, in the third group competition. Arslanmirat Amanov (9 and 71 from penalty kicks and 80) and Mirza Beknazarov (38) scored Ahal goals, while Moayad Hassan (36) and Sufian Hani (90 + 4 from the penalty spot) scored the two goals of Al Gharafa.
Mumbai City of India won the second place after defeating the Iraqi Air Force 1-0 at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, in the second group competition, and Diego Mauricio scored the precious winning goal for Mumbai City in the 31st minute of the match.
The Saudi Al Shabab Club beat the Emirati Al Jazira 2-0 at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh. In the second group competition, John Marie (68) and Paulinho (88) scored the two winning goals for Al Shabab Club.
Al Shabab topped the group standings with 16 points from six matches, compared to 7 points for Mumbai City and Air Force One and 4 for Al Jazira, where Al Shabab won the group’s lead and qualified for the round of 16.