As the 32 sides begin to prepare for the crucial fifth round of fixtures from which some will advance and others may fall by the wayside, join the-AFC.com as we look back on the week in numbers.
98 – Al Nassr’s 98th-minute winner in the 2-1 victory against Al Zawraa was the latest goal scored in the 2019 AFC Champions League to date.
7 – Just seven of the 16 matches across Asia resulted in home wins, a tally that is the lowest of the campaign, while only two of the eight games in the East Zone saw home victories.
4 – Leonardo’s four goals in Al Wahda’s thrilling 4-3 win over Al Rayyan took the Brazilian to the top of the scoring charts with seven goals.
123 – Ryota Oshima was heavily involved in Kawasaki Frontale’s 2-2 draw with Ulsan Hyundai, with his 123 touches – including an assist for the opener – a weekly high.
17 –Al Ittihad striker Fahad Al Muwallad, meanwhile, had 17 touches in the opposition penalty area – the highest in this season’s competition – as the Saudi side secured a 1-1 draw away at Lokomotiv.
3 – The number of sides that remain unbeaten after four rounds of fixtures, with Zobahan in the West Zone and both Ulsan Hyundai and Shandong Luneng in the East Zone yet to taste defeat.
14 – Al Zawraa’s Alaa Abbas won a tournament-high 14 aerial duels – including one in the build-up to his goal – although the Iraqi team succumbed to a last-gasp defeat.
2 – Only two penalties were awarded on Matchday Four in what was the lowest tally of the 2019 competition, with Beijing FC’s Renato Augusto (pictured) and Al Ahli’s Omah Al Soma finding the back of the net.