Kuala Lumpur City, a club from Malaysia made history by reaching the final of the Asian club for the first time in the club’s history after defeating Sogdiana Jizzakh, a club from Uzbekistan. Went in the penalty shootout with a score of 5-3 after a draw in 120 minutes 0-0 in the AFC Cup 2022 Inter-zone final at the Sogdiana Sports Complex in Jizzakh.
In this game, it’s on the side of Sogdiana. Has dominated the ball and in the 26th minute, Sogdiana had the opportunity to win the first glance from the moment that Shokhboz Jurabekov had shot in the penalty area. But the ball flew over the bar.
In the 40th minute, Kuala Lumpur had a chance to win the lead from the moment that Zhafri Yahya had blocked from the right side. Before opening for Paulo Josue almost shot straight. But the ball goes into Milan Mitrovic’s hands, Sogdiana’s goalkeeper.
In injury time, 45+1 minutes, Sogdiana almost got the lead from the moment Jasur Khazanov opened the left side for Shokhboz Jurabekov to shoot straight but stuck in line. pick up Kuala Lumpur extracted after
After that, there were no more goals, and the first half ended with both teams still 0-0.
Arrived in the second half The game was still fun and in the 63rd minute from Kuala Lumpur’s free-kick it was Kamal Azizi who opened it and it was Ryan Lambert who got a second chance. But the ball goes into Milan Mitrovic’s hands, Sogdiana’s goalkeeper.
In the 69th minute, Sogdiana got a chance to win from the moment Jasur Kazanov opened for Shokhruz Norkhonov to head but Kevin Ray Mendoza, goalkeeper of Kuala Lumpur. Show a super save fly can brush away.
Sogdiana had a chance to win again in the 75th minute from the moment Abduljalil Manazarov headed in front of the goal, but Irfan Zakaria, the defensive line of Kuala Lumpur. can also tackle the extraction
In the 80th minute, Kuala Lumpur almost scored from the moment Zhafri Yahya got the ball in the penalty area. before paying to Romel Morales who swooped in front of the goal But the ball wrapped his own leg Before Sogdiana’s defensive line could have been extracted.
At the end of the game, in the 86th minute, Sogdiana had another chance to win. From the opening stroke of the long ball from his own area and Shokhruz Norkhonov caught the ball before shooting around the edge of the penalty area. But the ball flew over the bar.
In stoppage time, 90+4 minutes, Sogdiana almost got a goal from the moment Shokhboz Jurabekov had a shot but Kevin Ray Mendoza, goalkeeper of Kuala Lumpur. Show important super saves can be shut off again.
After that, nothing happened. 90 minutes of the game ended. Both teams were tied 0-0. Extra time was required to find the winner.
In the 108th minute, Sogdiana was able to win again from the moment Husniddin Gafurov fired from outside the box, but Kuala Lumpur’s goalkeeper Kevin Ray Mendoza can also be discarded again.
There were no further moments left. 120 minutes of the game ended. Both teams were still tied 0-0. Penalty shootouts must be decided to determine the winner.
and during the penalty shootout, It was Kuala Lumpur City’s more accurate 5-3 win to reach the final for the first time in the club’s history and they face Oman’s Al-Seeb on 22 October. at KLFA Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.
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