#CAFCL Match Report: Etoile Du Sahel (0)3-0(2) Asante Kotoko : Ten-man Etoile stage sensational comeback to knock Kotoko out of the Champions League

Asante Kotoko have been crashed out of the Champions League after losing ti Etoile Du Sahel by 3-0 in monastir.

A first half penalty by Ben Ahmed and two second half headers by Karim Ariri condemned the Porcupine warriors to a 3-0 defeat.

Zachariassen made one change to the team that started in the first leg.

Evans Owusu replaced Patrick Yeboah in the starting line.

Etoile Du Sahel started the game very well as they go all out in search of the opener.

Felix Annan produced a great save to denied Ariri Karim from getting the opener.

The home side were given a penalty in the 22nd after the refeere punished justice Blay for a handball in the penalty box.

Captain of the side Ben Ahmed stepped in sent Felix Annan the wrong way to give his side the lead.

The Tunisians continued their dominance and nearly get the Second, Ariri Karim nicely head the ball into the back of the net, but the referee whistled for an offside.

Asante Kotoko defended very well till the end of the first half.

The home team came back from the recess with a lot of determination.

Ouanas Delivered a wonder cross to Karim Ariri but the latters header blast off the crossbar.

Karim Ariri made it 2-0 in the 67th minute for the home side heading home a good cross from Gonzalez.

Etoile Du Sahel were reduced to 10men in the 79 minute Aziz Ben Saddam was given his marching orders for an infringement on Richard Arthur .

Karim Ariri got his second for the day heading home a cross from the left side to make it 3-0.

Kotoko mounted a lot of  pressure late in the game but couldn’t find the back of the net.

Despite playing three minutes of additional time, the Tunisian held on to win the game by 3-0.

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