Esfahan: Sepahan coach Zlatko Kranjcar believes that Al Sadd’s drubbing at the hands of Al Hilal two weeks ago was not an accurate reflection of their performance and he expects a difficult outing for his team when they entertain the Qatari side in their penultimate Group D game in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Dubai: With the United Arab Emirates league title safely secured, Al Ahli will look to enter uncharted territory in the AFC Champions League when they take on Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday with a place in the last 16 up for grabs.
Doha: Having seen his side secure the Qatari league title for the third time in four years, Lekhwiya coach Eric Gerets is now eyeing progression in the AFC Champions League after a disappointing start to their campaign.
Mekkah: Despite missing two of his key midfielders for their crucial AFC Champions League clash with Al Ittihad on Tuesday, Tractorsazi Tabriz coach Toni is confident that his current side can get the better of his former club in the Group D encounter.
Guiyang: Coach Gong Lei is confident his Guizhou Renhe players will secure the three points they need against Kawasaki Frontale to keep their AFC Champions League Round of 16 hopes alive in their do-or-die encounter with the J.League side on Tuesday.
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Riyadh: Al Shabab coach Amar Souayah described his team’s match against Esteghlal as a ‘cup final’ after the Saudi club overcame the Iranian side 2-1 with a pair of late goals at the King Fahd International Stadium.
Riyadh: Home team Al Shabab of Saudi Arabia come into Wednesday night’s Group A fixture against Iran’s Esteghlal at the top of the group and riding high from their King’s Cup quarter-final win over fellow AFC Champions league side Al Hilal last Friday.