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Esteghlal vs Al Hilal Prediction, Odds, and Free Betting Tips (13/09/2021)

This preview looks at the round of 16 match between AFC Champions League opponents Esteghlal and Al Hilal at the Zabeel Stadium. Al Hilal are looking to win the competition for the second time.

Esteghlal vs Al Hilal Top Free Betting Tips

Esteghlal were able to finish as group winners following the 1-0 win over Al Shorta back in April. In the more recent match against Foolad, Esteghlal lost on penalties following a goalless draw. Al Hilal finished as the runner-up in the group following a defeat to Shabab Al Ahli.

Prediction 1

  • Match result
  • Al Hilal win

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Prediction 2

  • Total goals
  • Over 2.5

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Prediction 3

  • Both teams to score
  • Yes

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Al Hilal to win the game

Al Hilal might have suffered two defeats in the last three Champions League matches, but their recent form has been exceptional. Before being held to a goalless draw by Al Batin, the team put together a sequence of five consecutive wins. Al Hilal are looking to win the competition for the first time since the 2018-19 season, while Esteghlal need to make the most of their home form to have a good record in this knockout stages.

More than 2.5 goals

Esteghlal find themselves with a disappointing run of form over the last few weeks, as they have been conceding too many goals. There have been over goals scored against Esteghlal in four out of the last five matches. Despite a strong run, Al Hilal have also not kept a load of clean sheets.

Goals from both teams

Al Hilal will be in a buoyant mood to get goals after being held to a first goalless draw since January. Esteghlal have been conceding too many goals and it will provide plenty of confidence for the visitors. However, there could also be goals from the hosts given that they are decent going forward.

Esteghlal vs Al Hilal: Team News and Match Preview


Esteghlal have the main objective of being able to reach the quarter-finals will go beyond. However, they are being given a very difficult opponent even in the last 16 stage. This is likely to keep the hosts on their toes. Farhad Majidi has the full complement of players.

Al Hilal

Al-Hilal are looking to get something up this knockout match and they have a fully fit squad. The excellent experience possessed by Al-Hilal when it comes to the deeper levels of the Champions League will hold key to success in this game.

Top Betting Odds and Stats for Esteghlal vs Al Hilal

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FAQs regarding Esteghlal vs Al Hilal Coverage

Esteghlal vs Al Hilal prediction

Where is the match scheduled?

The game will take place at the Zabeel Stadium in Dubai.

When does this match start?

The match is scheduled to take place at 18:00 GMT on September 13, 2021.

Which team is the favourite to win?

The team seen as a favourite to win the match would be Al Hilal.