Al Duhail Cruises ThroughAl Markhiya…

Our first team offootballreturned the path of victories after succeedingin Overcoming Al Markhiya by two goals to one in Round 5 fixture played today in Al Janoub Stadium and kicked off at 8 pm. With this result, Al Duhail reached 10 points in the 3rd position. The team owes their victory to the new Brazilian star Coutinho who scored the winning goal.

Al Duhail took the lead in the 15th minute by player Michael Olungafrom a penaltykick. Al Markhiya equalised in the 24th minute by their player Driss Fetouhi.

The Brazilian wizard scored the second and winning goal in the 3rd minute of stoppage time from a free kick he placed in right angle to end the first half by two goals to one

In the secondhalf, our team continued pressing seeking the third goal, benefiting from the retreat of Al Markhiya players to their defensive zones. Al Duhail controlled the ball during the second half and Al Markhiya relied on counter-attacks until the referee blew his whistle.

Match Card:
Date & Time: Thursday 28 Sep 2023 – 8 pm
Venue: Al Janoub
Ocassion: Expo Stars League – Round 5
Teams: Al Duhail – Al Markhiya
First Half Result: 2 – 1 (Al Duhail)
Match Result: 2 – 1 (Al Duhail)
Goals: Michael Olunga(15 minute), Driss Fetouhi (24th minute – Al Markhiya), Philip Coutinho (48th minute)
Yellow Cards: Michael Olunga, Youssef Ayman
Red Cards: None
Starting 11: Salah Zakaria, Ismail Mohamed (Kim Moon Huan), Youssef Ayman, Mohamed Al Naimi, Sultan Al Brake, Ibrahim Qader, Khaled Mohamed (AbdulazizMohamed), Philip Coutinho (Kareem Boudiaf), Isaaq Al Hajj (Abdulrahman Mohamed), Al Moez Ali, Michael Olunga.

Substitutes: Mohamed Said, Shehab Al Laithi, Mohamed Moussa, Kareem Boudiaf, Abdulaziz Mohamed, Abdulrahman Mohamed, Fares Said, Rashed Al Abdullah, Suhaib Gannan, Mohamed Muntari, Kim Moon Huan.