Two first-half goals, which put Air Force 5-1 up on aggregate, gave Ahed a mountain to climb in the second half.
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Ahed's bid for an unprecedented treble ended with a whimper Tuesday as the Lebanese Premier League champions crashed out of the AFC Cup following a 2-2 draw at home to Iraqi side Air Force club.Ahed, an all-conquering force domestically, exhibited worrying tendencies in the first-leg loss, with individual errors and a lack of game management costing them dearly.Hammadi, scorer of Air Force's second in the first leg, gathered Hammam Tariq's ball in his stride before rifling low past Mehdi Khalil after 23 minutes.Zein's touch was befitting of a bygone right-back, laying the ball on a plate for Mohsin to prod home.
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