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AFC Champions League : Esteghlal 2-2 Al Duhail

Beginning with the 2021 AFC Champions League and Esteghlal of Iran have missed the chance to go to the top of Group C, after a 2-all draw against Qatar’s Al Duhail.

Esteghlal got on the scoresheet in the 27th minute, thanks to a penalty kick by Cheick Diabate.

The Qatari side then leveled the match as Michael Olunga scored in the same fashion before the break.

Al Duhail kept pressing after the break as Olunga completed his brace with a header in the 30th minute.

But, Esteghlal were not giving up as Mehdi Ghayedi netted the equalizer just a minute later from close range.

With the draw, the Iranian outfit moved Up to 2nd in the table, a single point behind their Qatari rivals.

Esteghlal will next meet Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, who are also on 7 points. 

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