AFC Champions League round-up

Persepolis thrash Al Shabab

March 21, 2012
Eamon Zayed scored a hat-trick as Iranian side Persepolis jumped to the top of Group D in emphatic fashion with a 6-1 win over Al Shabab of the United Arab Emirates in Tehran.

Brazilian Ciel temporarily reduced the deficit to 3-1 with a 56th-minute strike but further goals from Gholamreza Rezaei, Ali Karimi from the penalty spot, and Amir Feshangchi wrapped up the win.

Also in Group D, Qatari side Al Gharafa staged a dramatic recovery when all seemed lost to claim a 3-3 draw ...

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