Al Hilal 4 Persepolis 0: Kharbin treble puts Al Hilal in complete control

Omar Kharbin hit a hat-trick as Al Hilal thrashed Persepolis 4-0 in the first leg of their AFC Champions League semi-final on Tuesday - despite playing 40 minutes with 10 men.

The two-time champions survived the dismissal of Abdullah Ateef early in the second half to emphatically end their opponents' seven-game unbeaten run in the competition.

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