Leonardo Jardim, coach of the Saudi Al Hilal team, announced the starting line-up for the confrontation with his Iranian counterpart Esteghlal Tehran, which will be held at seven in the evening today, Monday, at Zabeel Stadium in Dubai, in the 16th round of the AFC Champions League.
The formation of Al-Hilal against the independence of Tehran came as follows:
Al-Mayouf – Al-Shahrani – Al-Bilahi – Jang Hyun Soo – Al-Buraik – Nasser Al-Dosari – Salman Al-Faraj – Salem Al-Dosari – Pereira – Marija – Gomez.
Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia qualified for the first group as runner-up behind the Uzbek Ajmak, who excelled in direct confrontations, after collecting 10 points each, while the Iranian Esteghlal Club qualified for the third group as the leader after obtaining 11 points..
Al Hilal seeks to regain the title that has not been crowned since 2019, and to return to participate in the Club World Cup in its next edition.
Esteghlal Tehran is considered the second most Iranian team that Al Hilal has faced in history, as it played 10 Asian matches against it. The first won 5 times, compared to 3 victories for the leader and two draws..