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News ID: 48294
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Publish Date: 8:36 - 27 September 2020
Sunday, 27 September 2020_Iran’s Esteghlal have been eliminated from AFC Champions League after suffering a 2-1 loss against Pakhtakor of Uzbekistan in the Round of 16.

Esteghlal eliminated from AFC Champions LeagueEsteghlal took the lead 32 minutes into the match after Ali Karimi scored with a brilliant curling free kick.

But Pakhtakor came from behind as Dragan Ceran scored the equalizer with a nice header before the halftime.

The Uzbek club piled up the pressure and Eren Derdiyok scored the winner with a powerful strike passed the keeper in the 48th minute. Pakhtakor now join Al-Ahli Saudi FC in the last eight.

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