AFC Champions League 2017- Final 1st Leg- Al Hilal vs Urawa Red Diamonds- 5 Players to watch out for
The AFC Champions League 2017 will see the two most scoring teams of the tournament lock horns together. Today, Urawa Red Diamonds will be playing Al Hilal at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.
1)Omar Kharbin(Al Hilal): This Syrian forward is a hurricane infront of the goal. After playing for Al Wahda, Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya, Al-Mina’a and Al-Dhafra, he joined Al Hilal this season. He was already on loan from Al Dhafra to Al Hilal and now he has ben signed by the latter. This forward has scored 16 goals from 36 appearances for the Syrian National team, and is the highest goal scorer in AFC Champions League 2017 with 9 goals from 12 appearances alongside Hulk (Shanghai SIPG) and Omar Abdulrahaman (Al Ain FC).
2)Carlos Eduardo de Oliviera Alves(Al Hilal): After playing for football giants like Deportivo Brazil, Fluminese, Estoril, FC Porto and Nice, this Brazilian midfielder joined AL Hilal in 2015. He has already scored 7 goals from 12 appearances in AFC Champions League 2017. His hunger for goals and his ability to score against any team has made us put him in this list.
3)Rafael da Silva(Urawa): This Sao Paulo born man has played for Coritiba, Lugano and Albirex Niigata before signing for Urawa Red Diamonds this season. He has scored 7 goals this season in ACL from 9 appearances for Urawa Red Diamonds. His speed, agility and positioning allows him to achieve his goals. He will be a one to watch out in the finals.
4)Shinzo Koroki(Urawa): The Japanese forward destroys defences with his speed and skills. Before signing for Urawa Red Diamonds in 2013, he played eight seasons for Kashima Antlers and scored 49 goals from 192 appearances. He has scored 4 goals from 12 appearances for the Reds this season in ACL.
5)Tadanari Lee(Urawa): The Japanese striker has played for FC Tokyo, Kashiwa Reysol, Sanfrecce Hiroshima, and Southampton before signing for the Reds in 2014. He is in tremendous form this season. He has scored 4 goals and assisted 3 times in AFC Champions League this season. He will be a one to watch out for with his skills, positioning and goal-scoring ability.