Al Hilal Saudi Arabia beat Istiklal Tehran with a double and qualifies for the AFC Champions League (watch) | A homeland tweeting outside the flock


The Saudi Al Hilal team qualified for its rival Esteghlal Tehran, 2-0, to the eighth round of the AFC Champions League.

Al Hilal Saudi goals against Istiklal Tehran

The Saudi Al Hilal team, “the leader”, scored the first goal against Esteghlal Tehran in the 39th minute of the match, through the French team’s top scorer, Bafetimbi Gomez, with a brilliant shot that the player scored brilliantly against Esteghlal Tehran.

The second goal came in the 56th minute of the match through Saudi midfielder Salem Al-Dosari, which the player scored strongly in a quick counter-attack to the right of the Esteghlal goalkeeper after a beautiful cross.

Esteghlal Tehran team tried to reduce the result of the match after receiving two clean goals in the match, but it failed in that amid the valor and solidity of the defenders of the Saudi Al Hilal team throughout the course of the meeting.

Saudi Al Hilal team lineup

Portuguese coach Leonardo Jardim played in a starting lineup against his counterpart Esteghlal Tehran in the AFC Champions League, where he was in goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi.

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In the team’s defense came: Khalifa Al-Dossary, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Hamad Al-Yami, Jang Hyun-soo, while in the middle of the team came: Mateos Pereira, Andre Carrillo, Salem Al-Dosari.

The coach adopted in the team’s attack were the players, Bafetimbi Gomez, Musa Mariga, and Yasser Al-Qahtani.

Esteghlal team lineup

Coach Farhad Majidi entered the starting lineup against his rival, Al Hilal Saudi team, as Seyed Hussein Hosseini was the goalkeeper.

While in the team’s defense came: Muhammad Daneshgar, Abu Al-Fadl Jalali, Siavash Yazdani, and in the middle of the team came the players, Amin Qasminjad, Raya Ghafuri, Amir Hossein Hosseinzadeh, Mahdi Mahdipour.

In the team’s attack came: Amir Arslan Motahari, Arman Ramzani, Jaafar Salmani.

With this victory, the Saudi club Al Hilal “Al-Zaeem” became the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2021 AFC Champions League.

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