Duhail and Al Markhiya Play to a Goalless Draw…

The match between Al Duhail and Al Markhiya, which kicked off at 6:00 PM today at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium for Round 16 of the Expo Stars League, ended in a goalless draw. Al Duhail now has 19 points and is in seventh place in the league standing table.

The first half of the match ended in a goalless draw, despite Al Duhail’s clear advantage. They controlled the midfield and put Al Markhiya under constant attacking pressure, forcing them to retreat into their defensive areas. Al Duhail’s strikers missed several goal scoring opportunities.

In the second half, Al Duhail entered the field looking for a goal to take the lead. They took control of the match, while Al Markhiya relied on counter-attacks to exploit the spaces. However, Al Duhail’s defence and the brilliance of goalkeeper Shehab Al Laithi thwarted all of Al Markhiya’s attempts. Al Duhail continued to dominate until the referee blew the whistle to end the match in a goalless draw.

Match Card:
Date & Time: Tuesday, 05 March 2024.
Location: Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium.
Occasion: Expo Stars League – Round 16.
Teams: Al Duhail vs. Al Markhiya.
First half result: 0 – 0.
Match result: 0 – 0.
Goals: None
Yellow cards: Ibrahim Kader, Sultan Al Brake.
Red cards: None.

Team Formation: Shehab Al Laithi, Kim Moon-Huan, Lucas Verissimo, Ibrahim Kader (Youssef Ayman), Sultan Al Brake, Assim Madibo (Karim Boudiaf), Ibrahima Diallo, Khaled Mohamed Saleh (Felipe Coutinho), Ismail Mohamed (Isaac Belhadj), Al Moez Ali, Michael Olunga.

Substitutes: Mohammed Said, Salah Zakaria, Mohamed Moussa, Youssef Ayman, Luiz Martin, Philip Coutinho, Isaac Belhadj, Faris Said, Suhaib Gannan.