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AFC Champions League Semi-final (West): Al Nassr vs Persepolis in Numbers


19 – Khalid Al Ghannam has made more successful dribbles than any other semi-finalist, including a mazy run to set up Al Nassr's first against Al Ahli. 
246 – Of the two teams, Persepolis linchpin Bashar Resan has made the highest number of successful passes in the opposition half. 
27 – Unsurprisingly it is the tournament's top scorer Abderrazak Hamdallah with the most shots on goal, and his 11 on target is also an ACL2020 high.
18 – Shojae Khalilzadeh leads when it comes to aerial duels won, as he does with tackles (11), while his 47 duels won is tied with Khalid Al Ghannam.
24 – Of the two first-choice 'keepers, Brad Jones has made more saves. Indeed, the Australian boasts the highest number at ACL2020. 
5 – But it is his opposite number Hamed Lek who has kept more clean sheets, with five shutouts in six games since arriving in Qatar. 
4 – Al Nassr right-back Sultan Al Ghannam has a tournament-high four assists, while he has also created 11 chances for his teammates. 
8 - Persepolis have won eight of their previous 21 games against Saudi teams in the AFC Champions League (W8 D6 L7). 
28 – The number of clearances made by Brazilian defender Maicon in his side's march to the semi-finals, one more than Khalilzadeh. 
19 – Khalid Al Ghannam has made more successful dribbles than any other semi-finalist, including a mazy run to set up Al Nassr's first against Al Ahli. 
246 – Of the two teams, Persepolis linchpin Bashar Resan has made the highest number of successful passes in the opposition half. 
27 – Unsurprisingly it is the tournament's top scorer Abderrazak Hamdallah with the most shots on goal, and his 11 on target is also an ACL2020 high.
18 – Shojae Khalilzadeh leads when it comes to aerial duels won, as he does with tackles (11), while his 47 duels won is tied with Khalid Al Ghannam.
24 – Of the two first-choice 'keepers, Brad Jones has made more saves. Indeed, the Australian boasts the highest number at ACL2020. 
5 – But it is his opposite number Hamed Lek who has kept more clean sheets, with five shutouts in six games since arriving in Qatar. 
4 – Al Nassr right-back Sultan Al Ghannam has a tournament-high four assists, while he has also created 11 chances for his teammates. 
8 - Persepolis have won eight of their previous 21 games against Saudi teams in the AFC Champions League (W8 D6 L7). 
28 – The number of clearances made by Brazilian defender Maicon in his side's march to the semi-finals, one more than Khalilzadeh. 
19 – Khalid Al Ghannam has made more successful dribbles than any other semi-finalist, including a mazy run to set up Al Nassr's first against Al Ahli. 
246 – Of the two teams, Persepolis linchpin Bashar Resan has made the highest number of successful passes in the opposition half. 
27 – Unsurprisingly it is the tournament's top scorer Abderrazak Hamdallah with the most shots on goal, and his 11 on target is also an ACL2020 high.
18 – Shojae Khalilzadeh leads when it comes to aerial duels won, as he does with tackles (11), while his 47 duels won is tied with Khalid Al Ghannam.
24 – Of the two first-choice 'keepers, Brad Jones has made more saves. Indeed, the Australian boasts the highest number at ACL2020. 
5 – But it is his opposite number Hamed Lek who has kept more clean sheets, with five shutouts in six games since arriving in Qatar. 
4 – Al Nassr right-back Sultan Al Ghannam has a tournament-high four assists, while he has also created 11 chances for his teammates. 
8 - Persepolis have won eight of their previous 21 games against Saudi teams in the AFC Champions League (W8 D6 L7). 
28 – The number of clearances made by Brazilian defender Maicon in his side's march to the semi-finals, one more than Khalilzadeh. 

Doha: It's been a whirlwind few weeks in Qatar and now, after the completion of the two 2020 AFC Champions League quarter-finals in the West, Al Nassr and Persepolis FC will square off for a place in the final.

With Saturday's semi-final between the Saudi and Iranian giants fast approaching, the-AFC.com takes a closer look at some of the standout numbers posted by players from the respective sides over the course of the 2020 campaign.

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