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Vote for your Best Goal of 2021 AFC Champions League Matchday Six (West)


Kuala Lumpur: After a thrilling conclusion to the 2021 AFC Champions League (West) Group Stage on Thursday and Friday, the-AFC.com has announced the contenders for the best goal of the round. 

From stunning set-pieces to flying headers and terrific team goals, the Matchday Six games saw some fine contenders for the fans' favourite.

We've selected five of the best goals for you to choose from in the poll at the foot of the article.

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Shahriyar Moghanlou – Persepolis FC
vs Al Rayyan, April 29, 2021

Shahriyar Moghanlou (Persepolis FC vs Al Rayyan)

Yahya Golmohammadi’s side broke the deadlock in some style against Al Rayyan when Shahriyar Moghanlou finished off a rapid break that saw Omid Alishah feed Mehdi Torabi down the left before receiving the return pass and setting up Moghanlou to score from the edge of the area.


Abdulelah Alamri – Al Nassr
vs Al Sadd SC, April 29, 2021

In a battle between two of West Asia's heavyweights, the decisive blow came from Abdulelah Alamri on 74 minutes. The defender rose highest to steer Nordin Amrabat’s free-kick delivery into the net and help 2020 semi-finalists Al Nassr punch their ticket to the 2021 edition's Round of 16.


Michael Olunga – Al Duhail SC
vs Al Ahli Saudi FC, April 30, 2021

Michael Olunga (Al Duhail SC vs Al Ahli Saudi FC)

In a tense, winner-take-all encounter between Qatar's Al Duhail SC and Al Ahli Saudi FC, it was the competition’s leading scorer who opened the scoring at the hour mark. Michael Olunga lined up a free-kick from 25 yards out and powered in a shot underneath the Al Ahli wall and past Mohammed Al Owais for his ninth goal of the campaign.


Haitham Asiri – Al Ahli Saudi FC
vs Al Duhail SC, April 30, 2021

Haitham Asiri (Al Duhail SC vs Al Ahli Saudi FC)

But after Olunga's opener, it was substitute Haitham Asiri who brought Al Ahli level six minutes after his introduction. The 20-year-old controlled Driss Fettouhi’s diagonal pass inside the box and finished with composure past the goalkeeper in the 73rd minute.


Igor Jesus – Shabab Al Ahli Dubai
vs Al Hilal SFC, April 30, 2021

Igor Jesus (Al Hilal SFC vs Shabab Al Ahli Dubai)

Shabab Al Ahli Dubai signed off from the 2021 AFC Champions League in style with an impressive win over Saudi giants Al Hilal SFC, and it was Brazilian forward Igor Jesus who capped off the 2-0 victory, heading home an excellent Abdelaziz Sanqour cross in stoppage time.


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