Asian Cup 2019: Late penalty rescues point for hosts UAE
06 January 2019 | 6:30 am
Hosts United Arab Emirates looked to be falling to a shock opening day defeat to Bahrain until they won a controversial 88th minute penalty. Substitute Ahmed Khalil scored from the spot to rescue a point for his side.
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