Xavi Hernández in a match of Al-Sadd

AL-HILAL, THE FINALIST

Xavi's Al-Sadd gets close to the comeback, but got out of the Asian Champions League

Published:24/10/2019 - 19:26h

Updated:24/10/2019 - 19:26h

Xavi Hernandez's Al-Sadd visited Saudi Arabia with everything against it, but was about to make a comeback against Al-Hilal. The qatarís only needed one more goal to get in the Asian Champions final, but they finally got out

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This week, the Champions League has been news in Europe, and also has given a lot that speak in Asia. The most prestigious competition of clubs to international level chose to his two finalists after the dispute of the parties of turn of the semifinals in the oriental continent, in a battle that has left discontents for two famous ex players of the FC Barcelona, that remained deleted in spite of his efforts.

The To the-Sadd of Xavi Hernández brushed the traced back against the To the-Hilal, but finally will not be able to struggle by the title. In the stadium Jassim Bin Hamad of Doha, the Saudi had obtained a promising 1-4, but had to suffer until the last instants of the duel to ensure his classification because his opponents did not give by defeated, and until the injury time looked for a target that had given them the pass.

In the King Saud University of Riyadh promised them to him very happy the ones of house with the 1-0 of Salem To the-Dawsari, that forced to the qatarís to mark five so many to happen of round. Many gave the crossing by sentenced when it had not fulfilled a chamber of hour of clash, something that confirmed like an error when the visitors reacted to the big, with three goals followed, that put them of full in the fight.

Only three minutes separated the goals of Akram Afif, Nam Tae-Hee and Hassan To the-Haidos, that started with a penalti in the minute 17 and in the 20 did to shiver to the bloated local. For greater tranquility of the pupilos of Razvan Lucescu, Bafétimbi Gomis recortó distances in the 25, but with the 2-3 in the go through changing rooms remained more than clear that any of the two applicants had said his last word.

The team of the emirate looked for during all the second part an advantage that arrived him in the discount, and that left him to a step of the final. It was necessary to expect until the 93 so that Boualem Khoukhi added to the party, giving place to some crazy seconds with the To the-Sadd dumped and the To the-Hilal defending like cat panza up. In spite of the disappointment, the ones of Xavi attained to give the face, and fulfilled the aim to die with the boots put. Now they will have to struggle by the league and the Glass in Qatar.

The Guangzhou of Paulinho also was deleted

In China also there were wails by the Champions, since the Urawa Network Diamonds left was to the Guangzhou Evergrande of Paulinho. In the Tianhe Stadium needed the venues trace back a 2-0 obtained by the Japanese in the gone, but did not attain to upset them and these repeated victory, with a 0-1 that guarantees that they will be in the final to double party that will contest in the month of November.

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