The first matchday of the 2018 AFC Champions League may well have delivered the goal of the competition already.
In the 53rd minute of the match between Lokomotiv Tashkent’s match with Al Wahda of the UAE, Ikram Alibaev scored a sensational goal from just inside his own half to give the hosts a 2-0 lead.
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The champions of Uzbekistan went on to comfortably win 5-0 and get their campaign off to a flyer, but it’s the second goal that will live in the memory for years to come.