Home » Archive

Articles in the ACL News – Group C Category

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 5 »

[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Al Ahli confirmed themselves as winners of Group C of the 2013 AFC Champions League on Tuesday Aleksander Ilic’s side twice came from behind to secure a 2-2 draw with Al Gharafa that also saw the Qatari side progress to the Round of 16.
Last year’s beaten finalists dropped their first points of the 2013 campaign after having won their first four group matches, but the draw still means Al Ahli cannot be surpassed by Al Gharafa due to having a better head-to-head record.
Brazilian attacking-midfielder Alex (Alex Raphael Meschini) gave Al …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 1 »

[28 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia began their AFC Champions League Group C campaign on a positive note with a 2-0 victory over Qatari side Al Gharafa at the King Abdulaziz Sport City on Wednesday.
Last years’ runners-up took the lead through a fine solo effort by Mustafa Al Bassas late in the first half and they sealed the win when Victor Simoes struck their second deep into stoppage time.
The win moved them level on three points with Iranian champions Sepahan, who downed Al Nasr of the United Arab Emirates 3-0 in …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 1 »

[28 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]

Albanian striker Xhevahir Sukaj scored twice as Iranian champions Sepahan kicked off their AFC Champions League Group C campaign in fine fashion with a 3-0 win over qualifiers Al Nasr of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
Sukaj opened the scoring with a 22ndminute header and although he missed a host of chances after that, he helped make the result safe with his second goal nine minutes from time.
Omid Ebrahami added a third with four minutes remaining to seal a deserved victory for the home side after a dominant performance.
Sepahan pressed …

ACL News - Group A, ACL News - Group B, ACL News - Group C, ACL News - Group D, ACL News - Group E, ACL News - Group F, ACL News - Group G, ACL News - Group H, Featured, Headline, Match Day 6 »

[16 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Asian Champions League 2012 Matchday 6 – Live Scores

GAMBA OSAKA (JPN) v ADELAIDE UNITED (AUS) (0 – 2) (FT)
BRISBANE ROAR (AUS) v BEIJING GUOAN (CHN) (1 – 1) (FT)
ULSAN HYUNDAI (KOR) v FC TOKYO (JPN) (1 – 0) (FT)
BUNYODKOR (UZB) v POHANG STEELERS (KOR) (1 – 0) (FT)
NASAF (UZB) v ESTEGHLAL (IRN) (0 – 2) (FT)
AL RAYYAN (QAT) v AL JAZIRA (UAE) (3 – 4) (FT)
BANIYAS (UAE) v PAKHTAKOR (UZB) (2 – 0) (FT)
AL ITTIHAD (KSA) v AL ARABI (QAT) (3 – 2) (FT)

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 6 »

[15 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Lekhwiya 1-2 Al Nasr
Al Nasr of the United Arab Emirates scored twice in three minutes early in the second half as they came from behind to beat Qatar Stars League champions Lekhwiya 2-1 on Wednesday in the final AFC Champions League match for both teams this year.
Lassina Diaby gave the home side the lead at the Al Sadd Stadium with a cool finish just before half-time.
But the visitors struck back shortly after the break as Amara Diane and Humaid Abbas both beat goalkeeper Amine Lecomte from distance to give Al …

2012 ACL Reviews, ACL News - Group C, Match Day 5 »

[1 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Al Nasr 0-3 Foolad Sepahan
Sepahan have almost booked their place in the second round of the AFC Champions League with a dominating 3 – 0 win over Al Nasr.
After a cagey opening, Sepahan had the first real opportunity in the 15th minute when Jalal Hosseini struck the base of the right post with a shot on the turn following a corner.
Mark Bresciano had an opportunity to put the homeside ahead when he was found unmarked in the box but great keeping from Rahman Ahmadi quickly to closed the opportunity.
With a …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 4 »

[19 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

Lekhwiya 1-0 Sepahan
Lekhwiya have made up for the loss they had at the hands of Sepahan in the AFC Champions League two weeks with a lone goal by Bakari Kone in stoppage time to give the Qatar Stars League champions a 1-0 win.
The loss was Sepahan’s first the this year’s Asian Champions League tournament. A win would have secured them passage into the last 16. However, following the loss they remain one point ahead of Lekhwiya in the group with seven points.
There were few efforts to comment on in the …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 3 »

[3 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]

Sepahan 2-1 Lekhwiya
Brazilian striker Bruno Correa scored with a minute remaining as Iran’s secured a dramatic 2-1 win over recently-crowned Qatar champions Lekhwiya in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday to maintain an unbeaten record in Group C.
With just 10 minutes on the clock at Foolad Shahr, Jafari was the architect of Sepahan’s opener as his cross was missed by Mehdi Karimian, but fell kindly for Hosseini and the central defender gave Lekhwiya goalkeeper Baba Malick no chance as he found the top corner from just outside the penalty area.
Lekhwiya …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 2 »

[22 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Al Nasr 2 – 1 Lekhwiya
Al Nasr recorded their first ever victory in the AFC Champions League with a 2-1 win over Qatar league champions Lekhwiya on Wednesday.
The Group C game looked like it would end 1 – 1 but Al Nasr find the goal they needed deep into injury time.
Diane had earlier given Al Nasr the lead only for Burkina Faso international striker Moumouni Dagano to level the score for Lekhwiya with a free-kick just before half-time.
The result saw Al Nasr move level on three points with Lekhwiya with …

ACL News - Group C, Match Day 1 »

[8 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Sepahan v Al Nasr (1 – 0)
Al Nasr, who qualified for their first ACL appearance started brightly but faded as the game progressed. It took until the 86th minute for Correa to finally break the deadlock.
Italian striker Luca Toni had the best chance of the game in the first half for Al Nasr, but the World Cup winner was starved of service in the second period, although a heroic goalkeeping performance from Abdulla Moosa almost earned Walter Zenga’s visitors a point from the Group C opener.
With Al Nasr enjoying an …