Vote for your 2020 AFC Champions League MD4 (WEST) Toyota Player of the Week!
Doha: After another exciting round of 2020 AFC Champions League fixtures, the candidates for the Matchday Four Toyota Player of the Week have been announced by the AFC's official data provider OPTA. Check out the eight nominees below and vote on the poll for your favourite.
Al Sadd striker Baghdad Bounedjah scored a brace on Matchday Four as the Qatari side fired four goals past Al Ain in a comprehensive 4-0 victory at Jassim bin Hamad stadium. The Algerian forward, the 2018 AFC Champions League Top Scorer, also registered one assist and created three chances to earn an OPTA rating of 8.8.
Brad Jones (below) was one of the candidates for Toyota Player of the Week for Matchday Three and he's back in OPTA's top eight for Matchday Four after another impressive performance in goal for Al Nassr.
The Australian custodian picked up a second consecutive cleansheet after Al Nassr defeated Sepahan 2-0 and was in stunning form as he made eight saves to earn an OPTA rating of 8.5.
Al Hilal's Amiri Kurdi(below, right), who is deputising at right-back due to the COVID-19 enforced absence of Mohamed Al Burayk, enjoyed a successful outing against Uzbekistan's Pakhtakor on Matchday Four to make OPTA's top three.
The Saudi defender had a passing accuracy of 96.7%, created two chances and registered four interceptions as his team held the Uzbek champions to a goalless draw on Thursday and earnt the 29-year-old an 8.4 rating.
The reigning AFC Player of the Year Akram Afif(below, left) was also on target in Al Sadd's big win over Al Ain and the Qatar forward's goal capped another stellar showing. Afif also created three chances for his teammates, made 33 passes and won five fouls for his 7.9 OPTA score.
Al Shorta's Mazin Fayyadh, who registered a 7.7, scored the winner in the Iraqi side's historic 2-1 triumph over Al Ahli Saudi FC, while left-back Hassan Kadesh shone for Al Taawoun despite their 1-0 defeat to Persepolis to pick up a 7.6 rating.
Al Duhail SC forward Almoez Ali and Sharjah's Khaled Bawazir were both among the goals and each earned 7.6 ratings to round out the eight nominees.
Vote for your favourite below. The poll ends at 15:00 (UTC +8) on September 21.