West Asia Domestic Wrap: Al Hilal held, second defeat for Al Sadd
Beirut: 2019 AFC Champions League finalists Al Hilal were held by Al Fateh in the Saudi Pro League while Qatar Stars League champions Al Sadd suffered their second defeat of the season in the latest round of domestic matches in West Asia.
UAE Pro League champions Sharjah recovered from their draw last week to record their fifth league victory as the-AFC.com reviews the domestic action in West Asia.
Dordoi secure back to back Kyrgyz Premier League titles
Bishkek: FC Dordoi completed their bid for a second successive Kyrgyz Premier League title in dominant style, sealing the championship win with a 5-0 success over Abdish-Ata Kant on Saturday.
Mustafa Iusuopv scored a double for Alexander Krestinin’s side, with Vahyt Orazsahedov, Mirlan Murzaev and Mamatziia Zholdoshov all finding the net as Alexander Krestinin’s side retained the title with a match to spare.
The Bishkek club were as many as eight points behind fellow contenders FC Alay Osh earlier in the season, but a consistent run of results and a league-leading 17 goals from Orazsahedov ensured Dordoi became champions for an 11th time.
West Asia Domestic Wrap: Al Hilal suffer first defeat
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia giants Al Hilal suffered their first defeat in the Saudi Pro League this season just days after securing their place in the 2019 AFC Champions League final for the second time in three years.
There was another setback in neighbouring UAE as defending champions Al Sharjah dropped their first points this season while Al Sadd recovered from their 2019 AFC Champions League semi-final exit in the Qatar Stars League. Join the-AFC.com as we reviews the domestic action in West Asia.