AL AIN MUST CLAW BACK DEFICIT IN AFC FI­NAL

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The AFC Cham­pi­ons League fi­nal is evenly poised af­ter Korea’s Jeon­buk Mo­tors came back to win 2-1 against UAE side Al Ain and en­sure the se­cond leg of the fi­nal at the Hazza bin Zayed sta­dium on Novem­ber 26 will be an in­ter­est­ing one. Al Ain took the lead when Colom­bian Danilo Asprilla opened the scor­ing in the se­cond half but Jeon­buk’s Brazil­ian winger Leonardo’s brace de­nied the ‘Boss’ an easy path to their se­cond ACL ti­tle. Al Ain coach Zlatko Dalic was happy with the away goal, but not his team’s per­for­mance on the day. “I am not sat­is­fied with the re­sult but I am happy with the way we played,” he said. “Jeon­buk is a strong team but we can win at home.” Both teams matched each other in most as­pects of the game but Al Ain will have work to do if they wish to land the newly-in­creased $3 mil­lion prize money for the win­ners.

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