Al Sadd has crashed out of AFC Champions League with 4-5 defeat on penalty shoot-out against Al Jazira of UAE. Captain Xavi was one of three Al Sadd’s players who missed the penalty shoot.
Al Ittihad of Saudi Arabia, El Jaish of Qatar and Bunyodkor from Uzbekistan also had a win to qualify for group stage.
Bunyodkor (Uzbekistan) 2–0 Al-Shabab (UAE)
Shomurodov 2′, 35′
Naft Tehran (Iran) 0–2 El Jaish (Qatar)
Hamdallah 63′ Romarinho 90+4′
Al-Jazira (UAE) 2–2 Al-Sadd (Qatar) (pen 5-4)
Jones 45′ Mabkhout 65′ – Senhadji 22′, 88′
Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia) 2–1 Al-Wehdat (Jordan)
Rivas 17′ Fallatah 45′ (pen.) – Malick Tall 11′