AFC Champions League. Matchday Two in Numbers
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In arguably the biggest story of the week, Iraq staged its first ever AFC Champions League game, but there were plenty more moments of note, as the-AFC.com looks back at the week in numbers.


27,500 – A vibrant crowd turned out to watch the first ever AFC Champions League match to be played in Iraq. They left happy as Al Zawraa defeated Al Wasl 5-0.


4 – Graziano Pelle followed his brace against Gyeongnam FC with another double in the draw with Kashima Antlers. The Italian is the tournament’s leading scorer.


5 – Al Ain’s Tsukasa Shiotani has now scored in five different competitions this season: AFC Champions League, AFC Asian Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, UAE Pro League and UAE League Cup.


3 – Just three teams have yet to concede on the continent so far: Al Zawraa, Ulsan Hyundai and Urawa Red Diamonds (pictured).


106 – The weekly high number of successful passes made by Kengo Nakamura in Kawasaki Frontale’s 1-0 win over Sydney FC.


11 – It’s goals galore when Al Ittihad are involved, with Matchday One’s 5-1 win over Al Rayyan followed by a 4-1 defeat to Al Wahda. No team’s matches have seen more goals.


20 – Melbourne Victory have still yet to record an AFC Champions League win away from home. Their 2-1 defeat at Sanfrecce Hiroshima takes their winless run on the road to 20.


7 – Jaloliddin Masharipov created more chances than any other player, with his seven in Pakhtakor’s win over Al Ahli matching Oscar’s total from Matchday One.


3 – Johor Darul Ta’zim dominated large spells of their 1-1 draw with Gyeongnam FC and hit the woodwork a weekly high three times.

 

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