Sepahan Rues Missed Chances against Al Ahli in ACL

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هادی عقیلی، سپاهان - الهلال

TEHRAN (Tasnim)– Iran’s Sepahan football team suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat against Al Ahli of the UAE in Group D of the AFC Champions League.

In the match held on Wednesday in Isfahan’s Fooladshahr,  Ahmed Khalil gave the visiting a lead in the 39th minute.

Substitute Sergio Van Dijk equalized the match in the 74th minute, however the Indonesian-Dutch striker missed several chances.

In the dying moments of the match, Al Ahli took advantage of a counter-attack and opened Sepahan’s goal for the second time.

Elsewhere, Al Sadd of Qatar was held to a 2-2 home draw against Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal.

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