Coach Sabri Lamouchi described the team's match against Al Rayyan in the semi-final of the Amir cup with the important and he said in the press conference that took place today in the press conference hall in Al Sadd Club : " This match is very important to us and its importance comes from the importance of the championship which is not only important to us, but to all the clubs that participate in it " .

The coach said : " We will enter the Al Rayyan match in order to present the performance required from us and achieve victory in this confrontation and the match will not be easy but it will be very difficult, but we have to find a shortcut to winning it "

And about the early exit from the AFC Champions League and its impact on the team, the coach said : " This exit is like a great disappointment, but Al Duhail is a great and professional team and this can not affect on our preparations for the match , and for the match our way in playing inside the stadium will lead us to victory but we have not to think about the final match from now but we have to think about Al Rayyan match and work hard to achieve victory in it and reach the final match , because we will face a team that despite the absences it suffer from , it will have chances to achieve victory and reach the final match , and from our side we are focusing on ending our season in a decent manner "

Lamouchi concluded by : " The two teams have equal chances in this match, and the competition will not only be between the coaches to put the technical plan that qualifies the team for victory, but it will be more present inside the stadium and the tender that will be presented by the players of the two teams and their commitment to implement the plans and instructions of the technical staff "