Al Ahly Al Ittihad Al Masry Arab Contractors Gouna ENPPI Hodood Ismaily Petrojet Smouha Wadi Degla Zamalek Arsenal FC Basel Hull City AS Roma Lierse SK SC Braga Nacional Madeira Sporting Lisbon

Al Ahli secure AFC Champions League quarter-final spot

By
Posted on May 30, 2017

Ahli

Photo: Al Ahli


international played the 90 minutes as Ahli Jeddah overcame Ahli Dubai to secure a spot in the AFC Champions League quarter-final.

The Saudi side advanced to the quarters with a 4-2 aggregate score as they defeated the UAE side 3-1 in the second leg of the last 16 on Monday. The first leg, which was held in Saudi Arabia, ended in a 1-1 draw.

The guests opened the scoring at Al-Rashid Stadium after 18 minutes through Taisir Al-Jassim. Six minutes later, it was already 2-0 in favour of the Saudi side after Hussain Al Mogahwi scored with a powerful strike from outside the box.

To add insult to injury, the UAE side lost Makhete Diop to a red card just before the hour mark, after he was sent off for a second booking.

With 18 minutes to go, Saad Abdul-Amir scored a penalty to make it 3-0 and seal the qualification for the Jeddah-based side.

The UAE side scored a late consolation goal through Asamoah Gyan who converted from the spot in the injury time as the game ended 3-1 for .

0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *