Lekhwiya held to a draw in Iran

Ahwaz: Esteghlal Khouzestan dropped their first points of their 2017 AFC Champions League campaignon Tuesdayevening as Ismaeel Mohammed’s goal earned Qatar’s Lekhwiya a 1-1 draw with the Iranian champions.

Hasan Beytsaeid put Sirous Pourmousavi’s side in front after seven minutes when he picked himself off the floor to convert from the penalty spot as Esteghlal Khouzestan sought to maintain their perfect start to the campaign.

But Mohammed latched on to Chico Flores’ header across the Iranian side’s goal in the 11th minute to level the scores and earn Djemal Belmadi’s team a draw that sees the Qatari side maintain the two-point gap between the teams at the top of Group B.

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