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


Kuala Lumpur: With the kick off of the 2021 AFC Champions League, The-AFC.com has announced the nominees for this week's Best Goal of Matchday 1 (West)

Long range screamers, terrifc team moves and captain's leading by example, the opening Matchday of the 2021 AFC Champions League has plenty of goals to savour for fans of the Continent's premier club competition.

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

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Jalal Hosseini – Persepolis FC
vs Al Wahda FSCC, April 14, 2021

Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis FC vs Al Wahda FSCC)

With all the attacking ability on display in the 2021 AFC Champions League's opener between Persepolis FC and Al Wahda FSCC it might have come as some surprise that the tie's only goal was scored by a 39-year-old centre-back. But Jalal Hosseini has previous when it comes to crucial goals in the AFC Champions League and he rounded off a neat move with an adept strike.


Mohammad Abbaszadeh – Tractor FC
vs Paktahkor, April 14, 2021

Mohammad Abbaszadeh (Pakhtakor vs Tractor FC)

One of the most action-packed games of the opening Matchday was the 3-3 draw between Tractor FC of IR Iran and Uzbekistan's Pakhtakor and dangerman Mohammad Abbaszadeh lived up to his pre-tournament hype with a brace. The 30-year-old forward's open was the pick fo the pair, blasting his shot into the roof of the net after he was sent through by Akbar Imani.


Sharof Mukhiddinov – Paktahkor
vs Tractor FC, April 14, 2021

Sharof Mukhiddinov (Pakhtakor vs Tractor FC)

Paktahkor more than played their part in that exciting six-goal thriller with Tractor and Sharof Mukhiddinov's equaliser was one of the outstanding moments. The midfielder twisted and turned before unleashing a thunderous left-footed strike that nestled into the Tractor net.


Khaled Bawazir – Sharjah
vs Air Force Club, April 14, 2021

Khaled Bawazir (Sharjah vs Air Force Club)

A goal that is as much about the assist as it is the finish. Brazilian winger Caio advanced down the right before drilling across a delicious pass right into the path of Khaled Bawazir at the far post, and the midfielder kept his composure to blast the ball into the roof of the net.


Mehdi Ghaedi – Esteghlal FC
vs Al Ahli Saudi FC, April 14, 2021

Mehdi Ghaedi (Esteghlal vs Al Ahli Saudi FC)

Tipped to be one of the stars of the 2021 AFC Champions League, Mehdi Ghaedi has already graced the competition with a demonstration of his prodigious talent in the very first game, rifling home from 30 yards out for his second of the game against Al Ahli Saudi.

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