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Al Hilal win 2021 Asian Champions League

Saudi club beat South Korea's Pohang Steelers 2-0 in final held in Riyadh

Can Erözden   | 23.11.2021
Al Hilal win 2021 Asian Champions League FILE PHOTO

ANKARA 

Saudi football club Al Hilal were crowned the 2021 AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Champions League winners after a 2-0 victory over South Korea's Pohang Steelers in Tuesday's final.

Al Hilal's Nasser Al Dawsari scored a very early opener outside the penalty area in 16 seconds against the Pohang Steelers at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.

It was later confirmed that this was the fastest goal in AFC Champions League final history.

In minute 63, Al Hilal forward Moussa Marega took a right-footed shot in the box to send the ball to the bottom left corner. Marega was assisted by Bafetimbi Gomis, who sent him a through-ball.

This goal cemented Al Hilal's victory for their fourth Champions League win after their 1991, 2000, and 2019 titles.

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