Al-Ahly of Saudi Arabia lost 3-0 from Iranian Independence in the sixth round of the group stage of the Asian Champions League, and the match was held on the grounds of Al-Janoub Stadium in the Qatari capital, Doha.
Al-Ahly entered the match lenient after securing access to the round of the final price after collecting six points in the first group, which witnessed the withdrawal of the Emirati unit and canceling all its results.
The Iranian team’s hat-trick was scored by Mahdi Qaidi, Ali Karimi and Al Mali Sheikh Diabati in minutes 29, 38 and 54, respectively.
The Iranian team raised its score to five points, to occupy the first group ranking by goal difference from the Iraqi police and climb with Saudi Al-Ahly to the next round.
Al-Somah said after the match in televised statements: “We went through the match without pressure and the coach rested half of the team, and there are players who participated in different positions from their positions.”
Then he added: “We apologize to Al-Ahly fans for the failure and the great loss, and we will try to provide the best in the next stage.”
Al-Somah expected that Al-Ahly of Saudi Arabia would not reach the final match in the AFC Champions League.
Al Somah did not score any goal in his participation with Al-Ahly in the current edition of the AFC Champions League, which was limited to one match.
Al-Somah had announced earlier his request to leave Al-Ahly and start a new experiment.