Argentinian Ramon Diaz, manager of Al Hilal team, commented on the situation after his team drew against Urawa Red Diamonds of Japan in the match that took place tonight in the AFC Champions League.
The match ended in a 1-1 draw between the leaders of Saudi Arabia and their counterpart, the Japanese national team, in the first leg of the AFC Champions League final.
The Saudi Arabia national team ended the match with ten men after their player Salem Al-Dosari was sent off after receiving a red card in the 86th minute of the match.
Diaz’s first comment after Al-Hilal drew against Urawa
During a press conference held after the first leg of the AFC Champions League final, the Argentine coach commented on the events of the match, where Diaz said: “The final is two matches and nothing has been decided yet.”
And he sent a message to angry fans in an attempt to calm them down, saying, “My message to our fans… don’t lose hope as we still have another path in Japan. We will work for the title.”
And he continued: “The final matches are always difficult, we play back and forth, and we need to study our scores well. We will fight to the end.”
The second leg of the final will be played AFC Champions League, Between the leader and his Japanese counterpart, next Saturday, corresponding to the sixth of May next year, in Japan.