VIDEO: Asamoah Gyan's brace sends Al Ain into Asian Champions League quarter-final
Asamoah Gyan grabbed a brace as his UAE side Al Ain rallied to beat neighbours Al Jazira 2-1 at home to cruise to the quarter-final of the Asian Champions League.
The score line which is repeat of the first leg clash gave Al Ain a 4-2 aggregate win with Gyan scoring in both ties.
Jazira shocked the hosts and took the lead when left-back Abdulla Mousa’s deflected cross spun kindly to Ali Mabkhout to put them ahead after 17 minutes.
After the break, Al Ain came back into the picture and piled pressure on Al Jazira.
Gyan place home from inside the penalty box after being played in by the influential Mohamed Abdulrahman to level the scores on 61 minutes.
An unlikely comeback was made close to impossible when Gyan replicated the same technique to effortlessly slot in, following a selfless pass from Diaky.
Gyan leads the scorers chart with ten goals in eight matches.
Watch Asamoah Gyan’s two goals for Al Ain in their 2-1 over Al Jazira in the Asian Champions League: