Xavi stars in Al Sadd's Asian Champions League win

The former Barça player opened the scoring in 4-0 win

Xavi marcó el primer gol del Al Sadd
Xavi marcó el primer gol del Al Sadd | AFP

Xavi Hernández starred as Al Sadd beat Nasaf Qarshi 4-0 in their fourth game of the group phase of the Asian Champions League. 

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The former Barcelona midfielder opened the scoring after three minutes, firing home from inside the area after a cross from Boualem Khoukhi.

Al Sadd had no problems from there and with the win they lead Group C with nine points from their four matches. 

Abdelkarim Hassan and Baghdad Bounedjah made it 3-0 before the break and Xavi was even afforded a rest, replaced by Hasan Al Haydos after an hour.

The final goal was scored by Jugurtha Hamroun in the 71st minute as Al Sadd got revenge for a 1-0 loss against Nasaf Qarshi in Uzbekistan earlier this year. 

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