All the facts and stats for the AFC Champions League clash: Persepolis - Al Hilal

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Competition: Asia AFC Champions League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)

International cups are a highlight for most teams. Both Persepolis and Al Hilal are looking forward to this AFC Champions League fight to decide who advances from the Quarter-finals.

These teams have little in common geographically as Al Hilal have to travel 1800 kilometers to reach their opponents. The trip home will be especially long if the match ends in defeat.

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Persepolis form and stats

Persepolis was eliminated in the finals last season in the AFC Champions League.

13-2-0 is the performance here so far in the Persian Gulf Pro League, giving Persepolis a total of 41 from their 15 games here. Outstanding results! 6W-0D-1L is the hard facts regardless of venue in the AFC Champions League for Persepolis. In general it's been a long time since Persepolis tasted defeat here, as they have taken at least one point from their last 16 home games in the league.

Happy days for Persepolis in their previous game, a AFC Champions League match away at Istiqlol Dushanbe that ended with a 1-0 victory.

Before that match, a Persian Gulf Pro League win away at Paykan.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Persepolis as they are travelling to their away game against Foolad in the Persian Gulf Pro League. That match is three days after this one.

A decent goal production from Persepolis in their home games so far, with 25 goals from 15 league matches. Defensively Persepolis have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (6 in 15 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Al Hilal form and stats

Hilal was sent out of AFC Champions League in the group stage last season.

Al Hilal are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the Pro League, having played 3 games and collected 5 points (1 win, 2 draws and 0 losses). The mentioned statistics is only from the league, looking at the AFC Champions League stats, they have 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses both home and away. Things are running smoothly for Hilal who hasn't tasted defeat in their last eleven matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Al Ittihad.

Hilal are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 1-1 draw at Al Hazm.

Ahead of that match was the Pro League away draw versus Al Shabab that ended 2-2.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Al Nassr in just one day.

Hilal are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 5 times in 3 away games so far. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. 4 goals have been conceded by Hilal in these games. It's worth mentioning that 4 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last eight matches): Persepolis one win, four draws and Al Hilal three victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Al HilalB. Gomis
B. Gomis
4 goals
Al HilalM. Marega
M. Marega
2 goals
Al HilalA. Albulayhi
A. Albulayhi
1 goals

Persepolis missing players

Al Hilal missing players

Persepolis Al Hilal
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 11   Played P   13 25
19 10   Won W   8 16
5 1   Drew D   2 5
1 0   Lost L   3 4
48 21   Scored S   28 52
12 6   Conceded C   16 29
88% 91%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 96%
64% 64%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   85% 80%
44% 45%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   54% 56%
28% 27%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   38% 44%
12% 9%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   31% 28%
40% 45%   BTTS BTTS   54% 60%
56% 55%   Clean Sheets C S   31% 28%
16% 9%   Failed to Score F T   15% 16%
 
5.8 5.4   Corners for (avg) C F   6.8 7.6
2.8 2.8   Corners against (avg) C A   3.8 3
1.3 1.9   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.2 1.8
2 2   Red cards R C   0 1
 
11.8 11   Shots (avg) S (   11 12.6
4.6 4.6   Shots on Target (avg) S O   5.2 5.4
42% 41%   Goal Efficiency G E   41% 39%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Persepolis 30 19 10 1 47 14 15 13 2 0 25 6 15 6 8 1 22 8 33 67
2 Sepahan 30 19 8 3 53 24 15 10 4 1 28 9 15 9 4 2 25 15 29 65
3 Esteghlal 30 16 8 6 36 19 15 9 3 3 18 9 15 7 5 3 18 10 17 56
4 Tractor Sazi 30 12 9 9 35 29 15 6 5 4 16 10 15 6 4 5 19 19 6 45
5 Gol Gohar 30 13 6 11 33 32 15 7 4 4 20 18 15 6 2 7 13 14 1 45
6 Foolad 30 10 14 6 27 18 15 9 6 0 17 3 15 1 8 6 10 15 9 44
7 Paykan 30 9 13 8 32 30 15 4 8 3 15 15 15 5 5 5 17 15 2 40
8 Mes Rafsanjan 30 10 9 11 23 29 15 6 3 6 14 13 15 4 6 5 9 16 -6 39
9 Padideh Khorasan 30 10 8 12 27 31 15 7 5 3 16 10 15 3 3 9 11 21 -4 38
10 Sanat Naft 30 9 10 11 24 29 15 7 5 3 16 11 15 2 5 8 8 18 -5 37
11 Aluminium Arak 30 8 13 9 25 33 15 4 7 4 14 19 15 4 6 5 11 14 -8 37
12 Nassaji Mazandaran 30 9 6 15 27 34 15 4 4 7 12 16 15 5 2 8 15 18 -7 33
13 Naft Masjed Soleyman 30 7 10 13 21 29 15 5 4 6 17 17 15 2 6 7 4 12 -8 31
14 Zob Ahan 30 5 11 14 28 39 15 2 7 6 13 18 15 3 4 8 15 21 -11 26
15 Saipa 30 5 11 14 19 34 15 4 5 6 10 13 15 1 6 8 9 21 -15 26
16 Machine Sazi 30 2 8 20 19 52 15 2 5 8 12 26 15 0 3 12 7 26 -33 14
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Al Ittihad 7 5 1 1 17 5 4 3 1 0 12 2 3 2 0 1 5 3 12 16
2 Dhamk 7 4 2 1 11 7 3 2 1 0 4 1 4 2 1 1 7 6 4 14
3 Al Nassr 6 4 0 2 13 8 4 3 0 1 9 5 2 1 0 1 4 3 5 12
4 Al Hilal 6 3 3 0 9 6 3 2 1 0 4 2 3 1 2 0 5 4 3 12
5 Al Raed 7 3 2 2 11 11 4 2 1 1 4 3 3 1 1 1 7 8 0 11
6 Al Feiha 6 3 1 2 9 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 4 1 1 2 6 6 3 10
7 Al Fateh 7 2 3 2 6 4 3 1 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 1 3 2 2 9
8 Al Shabab 7 2 3 2 11 11 4 2 2 0 9 6 3 0 1 2 2 5 0 9
9 Al Faisaly 7 2 3 2 9 10 4 2 1 1 7 6 3 0 2 1 2 4 -1 9
10 Al Hazm 7 2 3 2 9 10 4 1 3 0 8 6 3 1 0 2 1 4 -1 9
11 Al Ta'ee 6 2 1 3 7 8 2 1 0 1 5 5 4 1 1 2 2 3 -1 7
12 Al Ittifaq 7 1 4 2 12 14 3 1 2 0 4 3 4 0 2 2 8 11 -2 7
13 Al Batin 7 1 3 3 5 8 3 1 1 1 2 3 4 0 2 2 3 5 -3 6
14 Al Ahli 7 0 5 2 6 10 3 0 3 0 3 3 4 0 2 2 3 7 -4 5
15 Abha 7 1 1 5 7 18 4 1 1 2 5 8 3 0 0 3 2 10 -11 4
16 Al Taawon 7 0 3 4 11 17 4 0 1 3 6 10 3 0 2 1 5 7 -6 3