EghtesadOnline: Iranian Esteghlal football team player Andranik Teymourian's goal to the Thai Buriram United in the 2013 AFC Champions League is among the list of the best goals scored during the event.
With the AFC Champions League Quarter-finals fast approaching, the-AFC.com takes a look back at eight key goals from the last fourteen editions of the last eight stages, wrote AFC website on Saturday.
According to IRNA, the Iranian international football player Andranik Teymourian, following stints in England and Qatar, returned to his boyhood club Esteghlal and led them to the 2013 AFC Champions League semi-finals.
In the second leg of the quarter-final, Esteghlal were drawing 1-1 against Buriram United in Thailand until added time.
Teymourian received the ball some 40-metres out, nutmegged an opponent and unleashed an unstoppable shot into the top corner to give the Iranian side a 3-1 aggregate win.
The AFC complete list of best goals is as follows:
1. Manaf Abushgeer – 2005 AFC Champions League: Al Ittihad vs Shandong Luneng
2. Victor Karpenko – 2009 AFC Champions League: Bunyodkor vs Pohang Steelers
3. Mauricio Molina – 2011 AFC Champions League: FC Seoul vs Al Ittihad
4. Jasur Hasanov – 2012 AFC Champions League: Adelaide United vs Bunyodkor
5. Andranik Teymourian – 2013 AFC Champions League: Esteghlal vs Buriram Utd
6. Rodrigo Lima – 2015 AFC Champions League: Al Ahli vs Naft Tehran
7. Paulinho – 2015 AFC Champions League: Kashiwa Reysol vs Guangzhou Evergrande
8. Leonardo – 2016 AFC Champions League: Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors vs Shanghai SIPG