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ACL MD 4: Al Ahli to Face Persepolis with New Coach

22 Apr 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia will meet Persepolis of Iran football team with a new coach at the helm on Matchday Four of Group D in the AFC Champions League. - Sports news - Two weeks after Persepolis eased to a 2-0 win against Al Ahli at Zabeel Stadium, the two sides will meet again just a few miles to the north at Al Maktoum Stadium on Monday.

Al Ahli will come into the match with a new coach at the helm after Uruguayan manager Jorge Fossati was dismissed less than three months after being appointed.

Persepolis and Al Ahli find themselves occupying the third and fourth places respectively.

Youssef Anbar, the new coach, started his reign with a 3-2 win over Al Wehda in the Saudi Pro League and will hope his continental debut is equally positive.

Persepolis, on the other side, hopes its slow start to the AFC Champions League campaign is behind the team, having recovered from collecting one point in its first two games with the win over Al Ahli on Matchday Three.

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