Iran's Persepolis football team defeated Qatar’s Al Duhail 1-0 in the 2023/24 AFC Champions League (ACL) Matchday 2 on Monday.

Iran PressWest Asia: Omid Alishah who plays as a winger managed to score in the 63rd minute in Doha’s Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium.

Persepolis and Al Duhail had met eight times in the competition, with Al Duhail just edging the head-to-head record with four wins to Persepolis’ three, while they only shared the spoils once in the 2017 Round of 16 encounter at Azadi Stadium.

Persepolis had lost their opening match against Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia 2-0 in Tehran two weeks ago.

Persepolis will welcome Istiklol to Tehran in Matchday 3, while Al Duhail travel to Riyadh to face Al Nassr.