Three Goals in Qatar Nets Puts Al Duhail in the Lead…

Our first team of football managed to regain the lead of the league table after defeating Qatar by three goals to one in the Round of 17 match played today in Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium and kicked-off at 07:45 pm. With this result, Al Duhail reaches 39 points.
The first half of the match ended with Al Duhail in the lead with a goal that was scored at the 10th minute by Al Duhail Kenyan striker Michael Olunga from a cross pass by our Midfielder Ferjani Sassi.
In the second half, our team continued their dominance benefiting from the retreat of Qatar players to their defensive zones, which allowed Olunga to score again the second goal from an assist by our defender Federico Fernandez at the 79th minute.
At the last minute of the match, the substitute Khaled Mohamed scored the third goal from a shot inside the penalty area.
However, and at the last minute of added time, Qatar score their only goal of the match from penalty executed by Bader Banon.
Match Card
Date & Time: Saturday 18 March 2023 – 07:45 pm
Venue: Abdullah bin Khalifa
Occasion: QNB Stars League – Round 17
Teams: Al Duhail vs Qatar
First Half Result: 1 – 0 (Al Duhail)
Match Result: 3 – 1 (Al Duhail)
Goals: Michael Olunga (7th and 79th minutes) Khaled Mohamed (90th minutes), Bader Banon (95th minute – Qatar)
Yellow Cards: Youssef Ayman
Red Cards: Luiz Martin
Team Start List: Shehab Al Laithi, Youssef Ayman, Federico Fernandez, Ruben Semedo (Mohamed Al Naimi), Luiz Martin, Karim Boudiaf (Mohamed Muntari), Ferjani Sassi (Khaled Mohamed), Nam Tae Hee (Abdulaziz Mohamed), Ismail Mohamed (Suhaib Gannan), Al Moez Ali, Michael Olunga.
Substitutes: Salah Zakaria, Mohamed Moussa, Khaled Mohamed, Mohamed Al Naimi, Ahmed Moein, Dhiyab Haroon, Mohamed Emad, Suhain Gannan, Mohamed Muntari.