Tehran Times – TEHRAN, Esteghlal football team winger has missed his team’s opener in the 2019 AFC Champions League.
The Esteghlal prodigy suffered a muscle injury in the match against Foolad on Thursday.
Sayyadmanesh has been ruled out for three weeks.
Esteghlal will start the ACL new season with a match against Qatari giants Al Duhail in Group C in Doha’s Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium.
Al Duhail are one of the favorites to win the group in the current season.
Al Ain of the UAE and Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal also are in Group C.