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 By John Duerden

Saudi Arabia's final World Cup squad omits Nawaf Al-Abed, Mohammed Al Kuwaykibi

Juan Antonio Pizzi will be the new man on the sideline as Saudi Arabia look to spring a surprise in Group A.
The Saudi Arabia national team reveal their final 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup.
The ESPN FC crew preview Saudi's Arabia chances of advancing out of their group for the second time in their World Cup history.
Juan Antonio Pizzi will be the new man on the sideline as Saudi Arabia look to spring a surprise in Group A.
The Exploding Heads sound the World Cup horn as Ian Fiveankles breaks down Group A and Anthony interviews the official match ball of the World Cup.

Juan Antonio Pizzi has cut star playmaker Nawaf Al-Abed from Saudi Arabia's final 2018 World Cup squad of 23, shortly after watching his team lose 3-0 to Peru in Switzerland on Sunday.

The Al Hilal man scored four goals in the final round of qualification as the Green Falcons booked their first World Cup spot since 2006, but has been battling injuries for much of the year. Al-Abed made his first appearance of 2018 for the national team against Peru but did not do enough to convince the former Chile...

Omar Khrbin and Son Heung-Min win prizes at AFC awards

Al Hilal and Syria striker Omar Khrbin was named the AFC Player of the Year at the Asian Football Confederation's annual awards in Bangkok on Wednesday, with Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-Min scooping the international award.

Khrbin, who finished as top scorer in the 2017 AFC Champions League and whose goals took Syria to the verge of qualifying for their first-ever World Cup finals, claimed the title ahead of last year's winner, United Arab Emirates' Omar Abdulrahman, and China's Wu Lei.

The win...

Rafael Silva strike seals Asian Champions League crown for Urawa

Rafael Silva's late goal secured Urawa Red Diamonds' first AFC Champions League (ACL) crown in a decade as the J-League side sealed a 2-1 aggregate win over Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal at Saitama Stadium on Saturday.

Silva scored with just two minutes remaining as Urawa followed up their 2007 success with victory in front of almost 58,000 fans as the title returned to Japan for the first time since Gamba Osaka's 2008 victory.

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After a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Riyadh last week, Al Hilal needed to...

Al Hilal lose Carlos Eduardo for ACL second-leg final vs. Urawa Reds

Rafael Silva's strike helped Urawa Reds defeat Shanghai SIPG to make the AFC Champions League final.

Urawa Red Diamonds' hopes of claiming their first AFC Champions League (ACL) crown in a decade were given a boost after Al Hilal's influential Brazilian midfielder Carlos Eduardo was ruled out for Saturday's game with a serious knee injury.

Eduardo scored seven goals in this year's campaign as the Saudi Arabian side advanced to their second final in four seasons. He hurt his knee in the build up to the goal Urawa scored at the King Fahd International Stadium in a 1-1 draw in the opening leg that...

Rafael Da Silva goal helps Urawa Red Diamonds to draw with Al Hilal

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Rafael Da Silva celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal for Urawa Red Diamonds in the AFC Champions League.

Rafael Da Silva earned Urawa Red Diamonds the narrowest of advantages ahead of the second leg of the AFC Champions League final after the Brazilian's early strike secured a 1-1 draw with Al Hilal at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh on Saturday evening.

Da Silva's seventh minute effort was cancelled out eight minutes from half-time by Syrian striker Omar Khribin to leave Urawa with the upper hand going into the return at Saitama Stadium next week.

Urawa are seeking to win the continental...