TEHRAN, 22 February (BelTA - IRNA). - Foolad Khuzestan Football Club from Iran has defeated Saudi Arabia's Al-Faisaly to qualify for the quarter-final at the ongoing edition of Asia's premier tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for 2023-24.
Foolad Khuzestan beat Al-Faisaly 1-0 in the round of 16 during AFC Champions League at Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar's capital Doha, in the first ever competition between the two teams.
The first halve of the competition ended goalless. But the second halve came to a victorious conclusion for the Iranian team after Sassan Ansari scored a goal in minute 64.
By defeating the Saudi team, Foolad Khuzestan Football Club is now among the top eight teams in Asia.