Al Ahli Saudi sealed a 3-0 victory on Wednesday over Al Shorta of Iraq in Matchday 3 of the AFC Champions League group stage.
Today’s victory is the first for the Saudi team this season in the AFC Champions League.
In the 22nd minute, Abdullah Hassoun opened the score to give his team the early lead. Al Ahli kept their pressure and in the 37th minute, Driss Fettouhi added the second to make the result 2-0.
The minutes went on and in the dying minutes of the game, Adbulrahman Ghareeb scored the third goal to complete the team’s comfortable 3-0 victory.
Following today’s win, Al Ahli reached 4 points while Al Shorta stayed at the bottom without any point.
On a similar note, Al Duhail managed to defeat Esteghlal 4-3 in a thrilling game tonight.
Al Duhail surged to the top of Group C after today’s victory, as they reached 7 points while Esteghlal stayed at the second position with 6 points.