This week will be well remembered by RB Leipzig and Hoffenheim as both recorded historic victories in their first participation in European competitions
RB Leipzig won 3-2 vs FC Porto in the UEFA Champions League and Hoffenheim won 3-1 vs Istanbuk Basaksehir in the UEFA Europa League
The Europa League has reached their matchday 3 and Hoffenheim have 3 points while in the Champions League RB Leipzig have 4 points
FC Istiklol has reached the AFC Cup final for the 2nd time in their history after drawing 2-2 vs Bengaluru from India but winning 3-2 on aggregate score to secure their place in the final vs Air Force from Iraq next month.
Its the 3rd time in all their history that they reach a continental final, 1st time was in the now defunct AFC President´s Cup on home soil and where they won it, the 2nd time was in 2015 vs Johor from Malaysia and now this year.
Rafael Silva goal in the 1st half secured a 2nd appearance for Urawa in the ACL final 10 years after their last one, Urawa Reds won 2-1 on aggregate score and they will play vs Al Hilal in the 2 legged final next month.