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.
Al Wahda and Al Ain have sealed their qualification to the 2019/2020 AFC Champions League, while Al Jazira dropped to fifth place to miss out on next season’s Champions League.
The 2018-19 season of the Arabian Gulf League is coming to an end. On Sunday, the teams fight for a different goal as they battle for a spot in next season’s AFC Champions League. Going into the final day of the UAE league season,
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"We have a whole people behind us, a continent behind us and the Arab world behind us. That's a lot of energy behind us. We're going to try and do everything we can," Regragui said on the eve of the match against Portugal.
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