Al Ain coach Juan Carlos Garrido (right) and his Esteghlal counterpart Farhad Majidi shake hands after the match.
Iran’s Esteghlal came from behind to earn a 2-1 win against UAE’s Al Ain at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on Matchday Six of the 2019 AFC Champions League Group C on Monday. With the first clear-cut chance of the game, Al Ain took the lead through Marcus Berg 13 minutes in.
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