Preliminary Stage – 1st Leg: FC Alay 1-2 FC Ahal

Abdy Bashimov struck twice in the first half to secure Turkmenistan’s FC Ahal a 2-1 win against FC Alay of Kyrgyz Republic in their 2019 AFC […]

Ceran admits nerves before crucial spot kick

Despite coolly tucking the ball into the bottom corner, Dragan Ceran has admitted he felt nervous prior to opening the scoring from the spot in Pakhtakor’s […]

Play-off: Al Rayyan SC 3-1 Saipa

A last-minute double-salvo helped Al Rayyan come from behind to defeat Islamic Republic of Iran’s Saipa 3-1 in a 2019 AFC Champions League play-off match on […]

Play-off: Al Gharafa 2-3 Zobahan FC

Islamic Republic of Iran’s Zobahan completed a remarkable comeback to overcome Al Gharafa 3-2 in a 2019 AFC Champions League Play-off tie on Tuesday The Iranian […]

Play-off: Al Nasr 1-2 Pakhtakor

Goals from Dragan Ceran and Marat Bikmaev either side of the break helped Pakhtakor overcome UAE’s Al Nasr 2-1 to reach the 2019 AFC Champions League […]

Bikmaev comes full circle after goal-scoring return

Tashkent: Marat Bikmaev marked his return to Uzbek club Pakhtakor, having left the club in 2004, with the winning goal in their 2-1 win over Iraq’s […]