Al Duhail Head Coach Hernan Crespo expressed his happiness with the fighting spirit shown by the players this evening versus Al Sadd and their success in equalizing the score in the final minutes of the match. The coach said in a statement to the official website after the end of the match: Today the team appeared and proved its character once again. We have faced many difficulties throughout the season especially this week, namely the injuries and illness of many players, as well as the suspension of one of our key players.
Crespo said: There were players on the bench who were not in good health to participate in the match, but despite these circumstances and under this scenario we were able to play and perform in a high level during the game.
The coach concluded: I would like to thank all the players for their huge efforts exerted and for the extra energy they provided today. They fought with all their heart and succeeded in achieving a draw in the fatal time