Tag: Al Sadd
Liverpool will face a match against CONCACAF Champions League winners Monterrey, Al Sadd or Hienghene Sport at the FIFA World Cup.
Al Sadd outclassed Al Duhail to advance 4-2 on aggregate and give Xavi a shot at an Asian continental title during his first season as coach.
The World Cup-winning midfielder saw Qatar international Akram Afif give his side the lead on the half-hour mark of the first leg, only for Yousef Msakni to level the scoreline just before halftime.
Xavi Hernandez succeeds Portuguese Jesualdo Ferreira whose term ended this season.
Xavi’s send off tuns out to be a sour one as Al Sadd was defeated in the Spaniard’s last game for the middle eastern club.
After four continental titles with Barcelona, the midfielder has one foot in the semifinal of the Asian Champions League with Al Sadd, the club he joined in 2015.