The midfield star of the first football club stated crescent Saudi Arabia that Japanese team Urawa Red Diamonds won the AFC Champions League title; Due to a teammate’s mistake.
Saudi leader takes a hard hit after losing the second leg of the championship AFC Champions League 2022 and loss of the title by the Japanese team Urawa Red Diamonds with an unanswered goal.
The first match between the two teams ended in a positive 1-1 draw in a match that took place at the King Fahd International Stadium in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh last week.
Al-Hilal star admits to colleague that he caused the loss!
Abdullah Atif, the star of the midfield leader of Saudi Arabia, spoke about his team’s match against his Japanese counterpart, and also made a special apology to the fans; Due to the loss of the Asian title.
In a statement to Qatari TV channel BN Sport after the match, Atif said: “The fans of the leader Al-Hilali deserve joy and victory, but I once again apologize to them.”
He added: “We went into the match with the goal of winning and winning the title, but luck was not on our side. The match should have been decided in the first half, we should have scored at least a goal, but we didn’t use the opportunities we had.”
And admitted that the Japanese team won the title due to a mistake by his teammate, in his words: “The Urawa team took advantage of the ground factor and the crowd in the second half and snatched the victory due to the error of our player. like what happened in the first match.”
He concluded: “We have the final of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup in the next few days, and we hope to compensate our fans by winning the title and please them with the first title of the season. “.