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Giovinco, Gomes lead Al-Hilal to Asian Champions League title

Urawa Red Diamonds v Al Hilal - AFC Champions League Final 2nd Leg

SAITAMA, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 24: Sebastian Giovinco and Bafetibi Gomis of Al Hilal celebrate the victory at the end of the AFC Champions League Final second leg match between Urawa Red Diamonds and Al Hilal at Saitama Stadium on November 24, 2019 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images)

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Familiar names Bafetimbi Gomis and Sebastian Giovinco are now Asian Champions League winners after Al-Hilal outlasted Urawa Red Diamonds 2-0 Sunday, giving the Saudi Arabia club its third ACL title with a 3-0 aggregate victory.

Gomis (goal) and Giovinco (assist) were involved in the scoring, with the latter setting up Saudi Arabia international Salem Al-Dawsari for the opener.

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It’s Al-Hilal’s first crown since 2000, the Saudi side re-joining Pohang Steelers as the most successful club in the competition.

Japanese side Urawa was bidding to win its third title and second in three years.

Former Watford man Andre Carrillo scored in the 1-0 first leg.

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