AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP B : LEKHWIYA BEAT AL JAZIRA 3-1

Abu Dhabi, -Lekhwiya sealed top spot in Group B and a place in the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 on Tuesday as they defeated Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates 3-1 Mbark Boussoufa gave Al Jazira the lead from the penalty spot in the 17th min…

Abu Dhabi, -Lekhwiya sealed top spot in Group B and a place in the 2017 AFC Champions League Round of 16 on Tuesday as they defeated Al Jazira of the United Arab Emirates 3-1 Mbark Boussoufa gave Al Jazira the lead from the penalty spot in the 17th minute before a brace by Korea Republic international Nam Tae-hee earned Lekhwiya the upper hand, while Youssef Msakni completed the win after the home side's Fares Juma was given a straight red card.

Lekhwiya move onto the 11 points with the win, three ahead of second-placed Esteghlal Khouzestan and a further point ahead of Al Fateh of Saudi Arabia, meaning the Qatar Stars League club are certain to finish in pole position thanks to their superior head-to-head record with Iran's 2016 title winners.(QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency