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Mday 1 – ACL Group B

10 March 2009 No Comment

In the other match in Group B, Persepolis defeated Sharjah.

It was a comfortable win for the Riyadh club in Qatar and all four goals came in the first half.

Marcelo Ramiro Camacho set the ball rolling after five minutes by finishing from close range.

The advantage was doubled midway through the first half. Adbulaziz Nasser fired home a fine shot from the edge of the area.

The Q-league hosts hit back with five minutes to go before the break thanks to Brazilian goal machine Araujo.

There was still time in the first half for Nassir Al Shamrani to restore Al Shabab’s two goal cushion.

The match was all over on the hour as Al Gharafa substitute George Kwesi was sent off.

Iranian champions Persepolis returned to Asia with a 3-1 win
over Sharjah of UAE.

The Reds scored three goals in six first half-minutes.

Ali Karimi was the star and put the hosts ahead midway through the first half.

Three minutes later Alireza Vahedi Nikhbakht doubled the lead for the Tehran giants.

When Hadi Noorouszi headed home, the match was over despite a second-half strike from Mishal Wahab.

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