Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan scored a brace including an injury-time winner as Al Ahli beat Al Shabab 3-2 in Round 3 of the Arabian Gulf Cup.
Brazilian Henrique Luvannor put the home side ahead with a fourth-minute penalty. Rodrigo Lima restored parity with a spot kick of his own on 17 minutes.
Gyan gave Cosmin Olaroiu’s side the lead when found the net off a neat overhead pass from Everton Ribeiro.
Luvannor netted his second just past the hour mark. When it looked like the game was heading for a draw, Gyan rose above the opposition defence to head in a corner for his team to return with all three points.