AFC Champions League

  • Mehdi Ghaedi 29’
  • Ali Karimi 38’
  • Cheick Diabaté 54’
2 Half Time 0
24/09/2020
Group A | Round 6
Al Janoub Stadium

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      This match has been postponed to play at a later date.
    • 0'
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 1'
      Offside, Esteghlal. Ali Karimi tries a through ball, but Amir Arsalan Motahari is caught offside.
    • 3'
      Foul by Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli).
    • 3'
      Cheick Diabaté (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 4'
      Corner, Al-Ahli. Conceded by Roozbeh Cheshmi.
    • 5'
      Attempt missed. Omar Al Soma (Al-Ahli) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Talal Al-Absi following a corner.
    • 6'
      Attempt missed. Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Farshid Esmaeili.
    • 7'
      Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 7'
      Foul by Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal).
    • 7'
      Corner, Al-Ahli. Conceded by Farshid Esmaeili.
    • 7'
      Attempt blocked. Omar Al Soma (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 10'
      Foul by Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli).
    • 10'
      Mehdi Ghaedi (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 11'
      Attempt blocked. Cheick Diabaté (Esteghlal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
    • 15'
      Corner, Al-Ahli. Conceded by Hrvoje Milic.
    • 16'
      Attempt missed. Omar Al Soma (Al-Ahli) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Marko Marin with a cross following a corner.
    • 16'
      Foul by Mohammed Al-Fatil (Al-Ahli).
    • 16'
      Farshid Esmaeili (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 20'
      Foul by Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli).
    • 20'
      Amir Arsalan Motahari (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 21'
      Attempt saved. Vorya Ghafouri (Esteghlal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
    • 21'
      Corner, Esteghlal. Conceded by Mohammed Al Owais.
    • 22'
      Attempt saved. Abdulrahman Ghareeb (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
    • 22'
      Hand ball by Abdulrahman Ghareeb (Al-Ahli).
    • 24'
      Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 24'
      Foul by Masoud Rigi (Esteghlal).
    • 25'
      Corner, Esteghlal. Conceded by Talal Al-Absi.
    • 26'
      Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Mehdi Ghaedi with a cross.
    • 26'
      Hand ball by (Esteghlal).
    • 28'
      Goal! Esteghlal 1, Al-Ahli 0. Mehdi Ghaedi (Esteghlal) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Farshid Esmaeili.
    • 29'
      G Mehdi Ghaedi Assist Farshid Esmaeili
    • 29'
      Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 29'
      Foul by Hrvoje Milic (Esteghlal).
    • 29'
      Hrvoje Milic (Esteghlal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 30'
      YC Hrvoje Milic
    • 30'
      Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 30'
      Foul by Masoud Rigi (Esteghlal).
    • 31'
      Attempt missed. Abdulrahman Ghareeb (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a set piece situation.
    • 32'
      Attempt missed. Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cheick Diabaté.
    • 34'
      Attempt missed. Farshid Esmaeili (Esteghlal) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mehdi Ghaedi with a cross.
    • 34'
      Attempt missed. Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Hani Al-Subayani with a cross.
    • 36'
      Corner, Esteghlal. Conceded by Talal Al-Absi.
    • 37'
      Goal! Esteghlal 2, Al-Ahli 0. Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mehdi Ghaedi with a cross following a corner.
    • 38'
      G Ali Karimi Assist Mehdi Ghaedi
    • 39'
      Foul by Mohammed Al-Fatil (Al-Ahli).
    • 39'
      Amir Arsalan Motahari (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 40'
      Attempt saved. Abdulrahman Ghareeb (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marko Marin.
    • 42'
      Corner, Esteghlal. Conceded by Mohammed Al-Fatil.
    • 42'
      Attempt saved. Amir Arsalan Motahari (Esteghlal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ali Karimi with a cross.
    • 44'
      Offside, Esteghlal. Farshid Esmaeili tries a through ball, but Cheick Diabaté is caught offside.
    • 44'
      Foul by Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli).
    • 44'
      Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 46'
      First Half ends, Esteghlal 2, Al-Ahli 0.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      SI Albassas Ahmad SO Abdulrahman Ghareeb
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Esteghlal 2, Al-Ahli 0.
    • 45'
      SI Mohammad Daneshgar SO Vorya Ghafouri
    • 45'
      Substitution, Al-Ahli. Albassas Ahmad replaces Abdulrahman Ghareeb.
    • 45'
      Substitution, Esteghlal. Mohammad Daneshgar replaces Vorya Ghafouri because of an injury.
    • 47'
      Corner, Esteghlal. Conceded by Hani Al-Subayani.
    • 48'
      Offside, Esteghlal. Roozbeh Cheshmi tries a through ball, but Amir Arsalan Motahari is caught offside.
    • 48'
      Amir Arsalan Motahari (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 48'
      Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 48'
      Hussein Abdulghani (Al-Ahli) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 49'
      YC Hussein Abdulghani
    • 49'
      Attempt saved. Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
    • 50'
      Offside, Esteghlal. Farshid Esmaeili tries a through ball, but Cheick Diabaté is caught offside.
    • 52'
      Foul by Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli).
    • 52'
      Mohammad Daneshgar (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 53'
      Goal! Esteghlal 3, Al-Ahli 0. Cheick Diabaté (Esteghlal) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Ali Karimi with a cross.
    • 54'
      G Cheick Diabaté Assist Ali Karimi
    • 54'
      Saeed Al Muwallad (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 54'
      Foul by Mehdi Ghaedi (Esteghlal).
    • 57'
      Attempt missed. Marko Marin (Al-Ahli) left footed shot from outside the box.
    • 57'
      Asiri Haitham (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 57'
      Foul by Mohammad Daneshgar (Esteghlal).
    • 58'
      Foul by Talal Al-Absi (Al-Ahli).
    • 58'
      Cheick Diabaté (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 59'
      Corner, Al-Ahli. Conceded by Ali Karimi.
    • 60'
      Dangerous play by Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli).
    • 60'
      Ali Karimi (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 62'
      Attempt missed. Albassas Ahmad (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from the right side of the box.
    • 64'
      Substitution, Al-Ahli. Fahad Magrshi replaces Asiri Haitham.
    • 64'
      Substitution, Al-Ahli. Hussain Al-Moqahwi replaces Marko Marin.
    • 64'
      Substitution, Al-Ahli. Ahmed Al-Nakhli replaces Hani Al-Subayani.
    • 65'
      SI Fahad Magrshi SO Asiri Haitham
    • 65'
      SI Hussain Al-Moqahwi SO Marko Marin
    • 65'
      SI Ahmed Al-Nakhli SO Hani Al-Subayani
    • 65'
      Attempt missed. Omar Al Soma (Al-Ahli) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Saeed Al Muwallad.
    • 65'
      Substitution, Esteghlal. Farshid Bagheri replaces Roozbeh Cheshmi because of an injury.
    • 66'
      SI Farshid Bagheri SO Roozbeh Cheshmi
    • 66'
      Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 66'
      Ali Karimi (Esteghlal).
    • 69'
      Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 69'
      Foul by Ali Karimi (Esteghlal).
    • 70'
      Attempt missed. Farshid Esmaeili (Esteghlal) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Cheick Diabaté.
    • 71'
      Substitution, Esteghlal. Milad Zakipour replaces Ali Karimi.
    • 72'
      SI Milad Zakipour SO Ali Karimi
    • 73'
      Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 73'
      Foul by Farshid Esmaeili (Esteghlal).
    • 74'
      Substitution, Al-Ahli. Mazen Abu Sharah replaces Omar Al Soma.
    • 75'
      SI Mazen Abu Sharah SO Omar Al Soma
    • 75'
      Hand ball by Cheick Diabaté (Esteghlal).
    • 78'
      Corner, Al-Ahli. Conceded by Seyed Hossein Hosseini.
    • 78'
      Attempt saved. Hussain Al-Moqahwi (Al-Ahli) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Ahmed Al-Nakhli.
    • 79'
      Attempt missed. Mazen Abu Sharah (Al-Ahli) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Hussain Al-Moqahwi with a cross following a corner.
    • 83'
      Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 83'
      Amir Arsalan Motahari (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 83'
      Substitution, Esteghlal. Shahin Taherkhani replaces Cheick Diabaté.
    • 83'
      Substitution, Esteghlal. Ali Dashti replaces Mehdi Ghaedi.
    • 84'
      SI Shahin Taherkhani SO Cheick Diabaté
    • 84'
      SI Ali Dashti SO Mehdi Ghaedi
    • 84'
      Foul by Mohammed Al-Fatil (Al-Ahli).
    • 84'
      Ali Dashti (Esteghlal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 85'
      Attempt saved. Hrvoje Milic (Esteghlal) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
    • 86'
      Foul by Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli).
    • 86'
      Farshid Bagheri (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 87'
      Foul by Yousef Al-Harbi (Al-Ahli).
    • 87'
      Hrvoje Milic (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 90'
      Match ends, Esteghlal 3, Al-Ahli 0.
    • 91'
      Masoud Rigi (Esteghlal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 91'
      Foul by Mazen Abu Sharah (Al-Ahli).
    • 92'
      Offside, Esteghlal. Mohammad Daneshgar tries a through ball, but Farshid Esmaeili is caught offside.
    • 93'
      Second Half ends, Esteghlal 3, Al-Ahli 0.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-2-3-1
    ACTIVE
    4-2-3-1
    Goalkeeper
    iran
    Seyed Hossein Hosseini
    1
    Captain
    Defender
    iran
    Milad Zakipour
    3
    72'Substituted
    Defender
    iran
    Aref Gholami
    5
    Defender
    croatia
    Hrvoje Milic
    33
    Defender
    iran
    Shahin Taherkhani
    57
    84'Substituted
    Defender
    iran
    Mohammad Daneshgar
    70
    45'Substituted
    Midfielder
    iran
    Farshid Esmaeili
    8
    Midfielder
    iran
    Farshid Bagheri
    14
    66'Substituted
    Midfielder
    iran
    Masoud Rigi
    66
    Attacker
    iran
    Ali Dashti
    9
    84'Substituted
    Attacker
    iran
    Amir Arsalan Motahari
    72
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Saeed Al Muwallad
    0
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Mohammed Al-Fatil
    0
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Talal Al-Absi
    0
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Ahmed Al-Nakhli
    0
    65'Substituted
    Midfielder
    saudi arabia
    Hussain Al-Moqahwi
    11
    65'Substituted
    Midfielder
    saudi arabia
    Yousef Al-Harbi
    35
    Midfielder
    saudi arabia
    Fahad Magrshi
    39
    65'Substituted
    Attacker
    saudi arabia
    Albassas Ahmad
    0
    45'Substituted

    SUBSTITUTES

    Goalkeeper
    iran
    Hossein Pour Hamidi
    19
    Defender
    iran
    Vorya Ghafouri
    21
    45'Substituted
    Defender
    iran
    Arash Dajliri
    40
    Midfielder
    iran
    Sina Khadempour
    15
    Attacker
    mali
    Cheick Diabaté
    7
    84'Substituted
    Attacker
    iran
    Mehdi Ghaedi
    10
    84'Substituted
    Attacker
    iran
    Zakaria Moradi
    17
    Attacker
    iran
    Fardin Rabet
    42
    Goalkeeper
    saudi arabia
    Mohammed Al Yami
    44
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Mohammad Al Bassas
    0
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Yazeed Al Bakr
    13
    Defender
    saudi arabia
    Hani Al-Subayani
    31
    65'Substituted
    Midfielder
    germany
    Marko Marin
    17
    65'Substituted
    Attacker
    syria
    Omar Al Soma
    9
    75'Substituted
    Attacker
    saudi arabia
    Abdulrahman Ghareeb
    29
    45'Substituted
    Attacker
    saudi arabia
    Asiri Haitham
    45
    65'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    iran
    Majid Namjoo-Motlagh
    serbia
    Vladan Milojevic

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 55% 45%
    Effective Chances 10 10
    Shots on Target 8 3
    Turnovers 14 12

    POSSESSION

    Passes 464 377
    Passing Accuracy 82% 79%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 69% 71%
    Crosses 19 16
    Crossing accuracy 16% 6%

    ATTACK

    Shots 16 6
    Shots outside the box 7 5
    Shots inside the box 7 7
    Shooting accuracy 62% 25%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 20 18
    Effective Tackles 85% 67%
    Blocked Shots 1 1
    Clearances 28 16
    Saves 5 3

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 11 16
    Yellow Cards 1 1
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 5 0

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