Late own goal takes Al-Ittihad into Asian CL quarters

By Michael Church
Updated February 23 2024 - 8:35am, first published 8:29am
Karim Benzema scored an own goal but Al-Ittihad still advanced to the AFC Champions League quarters. (AP PHOTO)
Karim Benzema scored an own goal but Al-Ittihad still advanced to the AFC Champions League quarters. (AP PHOTO)

Toma Tabatadze's late own goal has spared Karim Benzema's blushes as the defender gifted Saudi Arabia's Al-Ittihad a 2-1 win over Uzbekistan's Navbahor that saw them advance to the Asian Champions League quarter-finals.

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