‘Jang Hyeon-soo header winning goal’ Al-Hilal, aiming for 2 consecutive wins, settled in the ACL quarterfinals
Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia), who is trying to defend the top of Asian professional football, has settled into the quarterfinals with the final goal by Jang Hyun-soo (32), a former Korean national defender.메이저놀이터
Al-Hilal defeated Shabab Al-Hli Dubai of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 3-1 in the round of 16 of the 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League held at the Al-Janub Stadium in Al-Wakrah, Qatar on the morning of the 21st (Korean time).
Central defender Jang Hyeon-soo played full-time and scored the winning goal with a header in the 28th minute of the second half when Al-Hilal was leading 1-0, leading the team to victory.
With this victory, Al-Hilal, the defending champion of the tournament, will be able to continue his second consecutive challenge by advancing to the quarterfinals.
Al-Hilal won the championship by defeating Pohang Steelers of Korea 2-0 in the final of the 2021 season competition.
On this day, Al-Hilal went up to the final at the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup, where Al-Hilal participated as the AFC Champions League (ACL) winning team, and lost 3-5 to Real Madrid (Spain) on the 12th. It was an official game.
Al-Hilal took the lead in the 17th minute when Nigerian national striker Odion Ighalo shook the net with a left-footed mid-range shot from the opposing penalty arc.
Afterwards, Al-Hilal, who kept the lead in a fierce battle, took a step further with Jang Hyun-soo’s additional goal in the 28th minute of the second half.
When Luciano Vieto crossed from the opponent’s midfield free kick opportunity, Jang Hyun-soo, who joined the attack, rushed to the right of the goal and headed the ball into the goalkeeper’s hand. However, the ball did not go far, and Jang Hyun-soo received it again with his head.
In the 34th minute of the second half, Al-Hilal tipped the game further with Vieto’s key goal.
In the 41st minute of the second half, Shabab Al-Ahli’s Omar Karvin scored a goal, but the match ended with Al-Hilal’s two-goal victory, and Jang Hyun-soo’s header was the final score.
As a result, in the West Asian region of this tournament, Al-Hilal and Al-Shabaab of Saudi Arabia. Qatar’s Alduhail and Iran’s Foulard joined the quarterfinals.
In the East Asian region, the semi-finals have already been played, and Urawa Red Diamonds (Japan) have advanced to the finals and are waiting for an opponent to rise to the West Asian region.