Navbakhour took the lead in the 52nd minute through Toma Tabatadze, before Al-Blihi equalized in the 11th minute of stoppage time.

At King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Al-Hilal dominated from the beginning and Brazilian star Neymar shot a strong ball that was saved by Navbakhur defenders (18), and another for Serbian giant Aleksandar Mitrovic that bounced off one of the defenders (26).

Saud Abdul Hamid missed a chance after a great cross from Neymar (45+1), who was playing his first match with Al Hilal in the AFC Champions League.

The home side continued its pressure in the second half, but conceded a goal contrary to the course of the match through striker Tabadze after a counterattack, after which goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais singled out and shot the ball strongly into the goal (52).

Navbakhur goalkeeper Otker Yusupov saved a powerful shot by Portuguese Ruben Neves (55), and Malcom missed a golden opportunity after receiving a cross from compatriot Michel Delgado (70).

Mohamed Kanno shot a strong ball saved by the goalkeeper, who saved a dangerous ball for Neymar (88), before Al-Blihi succeeded in equalizing after a perfect cross for Delgado from the right side, followed by his head inside the goal (90 + 11).

In the same group, India's Mumbai City lost to Iran's Nesaji Mazandaran with two clean goals, scored by Ehsan Hosseini (34) and Mohammad Reza Azadi (62).