Odion Ighalo scored a brace as Al Shabab were forced to a 3-3 draw by Al Ittifaq in their Saudi Professional Football League clash at the King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh on Saturday night.
Al Shabab led 3-0 but the visitors rallied back to earn a share of the spoils in a six-goal thriller, CompleteSports writes.
Ighalo put the Lions ahead in the 39th minute following an assist from Moteb Al-Harbi.
The home team doubled their advantage late in the first half with Eva Banega converting from the spot.
Playmaker Banega set up Ighalo for the third goal five minutes after the break.
But Al Ittifaq were undaunted and found the resolve to fight back through goals from Walid Azarou, Robin Quaison and Ibrahim Mahnashi.