AFC Champions League: Al-Sadd lose to Al-Faisaly

Al-Sadd lost 1-2 to Saudi Arabia’s Al-Faisaly in their second Group E game in the 2022 AFC Champions League, which was played on Monday at the Prince Mohammed bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam.

Hassan Al-Haydos gave the Wolves the lead in the fourth minute, but Al-Faisaly equalised in the 16th minute through Hicham Faik. In the 53rd minute, Julio Tavares scored the winner for Al-Faisaly.

The result leaves Al-Sadd with a tally of one point, after two games, in Group E. Javi Gracia’s side will play Al-Wehdat of Jordan next, on Matchday 3 of the group stage, on April 15.



Al Sadd x Al-Faisaly (Matchday 2 – AFC Champions League 2022 Group E)


Prince Muhammad bin Fahd Stadium


Al-Sadd: Saad Al-Dosari, Mohammed Waad, Tarek Salman, Khoukhi Boualem, Guilherme Torres, Jung Woo-young, Ali Asad, Santi Cazorla, Akram Afif, Baghdad Bounedjah

Al-Faisaly: Mustafa Malayekah, Saleh Al Qumayzi, Ahmad Asiri, Mohammed Al Amri, Waleed Al Ahmad, Hussain Qasim, Ismael Silva, Hicham Faik, Abdulrahman Al Dosari, Martin Boyle, Júlio Tavares


Al-Faisaly won 2-1


Hassan Al-Haydos 4′
Hicham Faik 16′
Julio Tavares 53′


Tarek Salman 45+1′
Boualem Khoukhi 59′

Match officials

Referee: Fu Ming
Assistant 1: Shi Xiang
Assistant 2: Cao Yi
Fourth official: Ma Ning