Khoukhi Boualem: We really needed this win

Al-Sadd’s Khoukhi Boualem said his side were in great need of the 3-1 win over Al-Wehdat in the AFC Champions League group stage.

Speaking after the Matchday 3 clash in Riyadh, Khoukhi said: “We really needed the win over Al-Wehdat after failing in the first two games. We are grateful to God that we managed to achieve this.”

He added: “The coach helped us a lot to bring back the spirit to the team. We played a great game against Al-Wehdat, especially in the first half, and we fell back in the second half because of the condition of the pitch. We will continue to work in the upcoming games to keep winning.”