AFC Champions League: Numbers and dates for Al Ahli vs. Al Gharafa

All you need to know for Al Ahli’s match with Al Gharafa in the third matchday of the 2018 AFC Champions League

Al Ahli Jeddah of Saudi Arabia will be a tough opponent for Al Gharafa, who host the Saudi side on the 5th of March at the Thani bin Jassim Stadium.

Al Ahli “The King” come into this game at the top of the group after wins against Tractor Sazi and Al Jazira, winning 1-0 and 2-1 respectively to gain 6 points until now.

AFC Champions League - Al Ahli vs. Al Jazira

Al Gharafa, on the other hand, lost 3-2 to Al Jazira before thrashing Tractor Sazi 3-0 to move into 2nd place on par with Al Jazira who also have just 3 points.

It is worth noting that Al Ahli are currently 2nd place in the Saudi Pro League with 45 points after thrashing Al Taawoun 5-1 last weekend, meanwhile Al Gharafa defeated Al Rayyan 6-1 to move into 5th place with 26 points.

Match Date



Date and Time


TV Channels

Al Gharafa vs. Al Ahli

Thani Bin Jassim

5 March 2018

17:10 KSA Time, 18:10 Egypt Time

Not Announced Yet -

Match Numbers

  • Al Ahli and Al Gharafa met 4 times, with Al Gharafa winning twice, losing once and drawing twice.
  • Al Ahli have only been defeated twice in their last 15 AFC Champions League matches.
  • After 4 consecutive losses in the AFC Champions League, Al Gharafa managed to win their last match 3-0 against Tractor Sazi.
  • Mahdi Taremi of Al Gharafa managed to score 3 goals from 7 shots in the competition this season, with only Baghdad Bounedjah of Al Sadd topping him, scoring 4 goals until now.
  • After failing to win in any of their first 5 matches against Qatari sides, Al Ahli continued their poor streak with 5 losses and 2 draws in their next 7 matches against them.