Lekhwiya face wait despite 3-0 victory over Persepolis
Mehdi Taremi (R) of Iran’s Persepolis challenges Karim Boudiaf of Qatar’s Lekhwiya during their AFC Champions League match at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha yesterday. At right, Nam Tae Hee (10) celebrates with teammates after scoring for Lekhwiya.
Qatar’s Lekhwiya thrashed Iran’s Persepolis 3-0 to go top of Group A in the AFC Champions League on Wednesday but still face an agonising wait to find out if they qualify for the knockout phase.
With Saudi side Al Nassr scraping a 1-0 victory over already eliminated Uzbekistan’s Bunyodkor in Tashkent, the last round of matches will be crucial to the outcome of the group from which the remaining three teams still entertain hopes of making the last 16.
Yesterday, Lekhwiya produced a commanding second half performance with goals from Youssef Masakni, Nam-Tae-hee and Ali Hassan Afif giving them 10 points from five matches.
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Source News: Gulf Times