Legendary Xavi arrives in Tashkent to face Pakhtakor
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Qatari side Al-Sadd arrived in Tashkent to play against Pakhtakor Tashkent in the third day of the group stage of the AFC Champions League.
Al-Sadd is the 14-time champion of Qatar, the 16-time national cup holder. The club also twice won the AFC Champions League.
One of the main stars of the Qatari club is the famous Spanish midfielder Xavi. He joined the Qatari Club in the summer of 2015. Prior to that, he spent his entire career in the famous “Barcelona”, making his debut for the first team in 1998 and playing 766 matches in all tournaments.
Another well-known Spaniard in the Qatari composition - ex-captain of Atletico Madrid Gabi. He moved to Al-Sadd as a free agent of last summer. In the Madrid club, the midfielder had 413 matches in which he scored 10 goals.
Before this game, Pakhtakor holds the first place in its group with four points after two matches. Al-Sadd and Al-Ahli from Saudi Arabia share the second and third places with three points each.