Turkmen “Ahal” lost to Iranian “Fulad” in the match of the 3rd round of the group stage of the AFC Champions League-2022. The match at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) ended with a score of 0:1.
Already at the very end of the meeting, during additional time the Iranians took the lead and the decider was a Malian midfielder Mussa Kilubali. Thus, “Fulad” won for the first time in this AFC Champions League draw.
Let’s note that “Ahal” played with ten players after removal of defender Shohrat Soyunov in the 51st minute of the match.
Another game of “Ahal” with “Fullad” will be on the 18th of April. Moreover, the Turkmen team will play with “Shabab Al-Ahli” (April 22) and “Al-Gharafa” (April 27).
In the group stage “Shabab Al-Ahli” and “Al-Gharafa”, the rivals of the Iranian team and “Ahal” team, will play later today, the start of the match at 01:15 (Ashgabat time).