DOHA. Al Gharafa prevails over Al Wakrah 4-0 after playing a incredible match. Homam Ahmed (18′), Y. Brahimi (54′), Moayed Hassan (63′) and Homam Ahmed (75′). Al Wakrah was decisively better in terms of ball possession (65%).
The match was played at the Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Stadium stadium in Doha on Saturday and it started at 4:35 pm local time. The referee was Youssef Yaqoub Alsharshani with the help of Ramzan Saeed Al Naemi and Nasser Hossny Eldoss. The 4th official was Naser Aiysh Al Sawan. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 20 degrees Celsius or 67.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 52%.
- ! 65 Ball Possession 35
- 12 Total 9
- 0 On Target 8
- 12 Off Target 1
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 113 Attack 78
- 63 Dangerous attack 37
- 82 Ball safe 83
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 4
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Al Wakrah had a superior ball possession 65% while Al Gharafa was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Al Wakrah was more pushing with 63 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 0 were on target. Nevertheless, Al Gharafa managed to find the solution to win this match.
Al Wakrah shot 12 times, 0 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Al Gharafa shot 9 times, 8 on target, 1 off target.
Al Wakrah didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Al Gharafa received 1 yellow card (I. Belfodil).
After playing this match, Al Wakrah will stay with 18 points to remain in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Al Gharafa will have 19 points like Al Sadd and Qatar SC to remain in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Al Wakrah will play away against Al Sailiya on the 7th of May with a 14-9 head to head stats in favor of Al Wakrah (7 draws).
Al Gharafa will play away agasint Al Rayyan on the 7th of May with a 19-9 head to head in favor of Al Gharafa (9 draws).
Al Wakrah – Formation
The manager Bartolomé Márquez López decided to play with the following team: Saoud Mubarak Al Khater, Lucas Michel Mendes, Murad Naji Kamal Hussein, Ahmed Fadel Hasaba, Muneer Abdulghani Mazeed, Hamad Mansour Rajah, Hazem Ahmed Shehata, Youssef Abdel Razaq Youssef, Mohamed Benyettou, Khalid Muneer Mazeed and Abdallah Hussein Al Muftah.
The home team had on the bench: Mohamed Khlied Hassan, Mohamed Saeed Ibrahim, Omar Ali, Mohamad Abdulnaser Alabbasi, Ismail Mahmoud Mardanli, Sauoud Ebrahim ElNasr, Ebrahim Al Sadig Ahmed and Omid Ebrahimi.
Al Wakrah made 5 changes: Yusuf Abdurisag for Omar Ali (59′), Hamad Mansour for Omid Ebrahimi (59′), Abdulghani Muneer Mazeed for Mohamed Khlied Hassan (60′), Khalid Muneer for Sauoud Ebrahim (66′) and Sauoud Ebrahim for Ismail Mahmoud (88′).
Al Gharafa – Formation
Pedro Rui da Mota Vieira Martins played with: Yousef Hassan Mohamed Ali, Islom Tukhtakhujaev, Mehdi Jean Tahrat, Homam Ahmed Ahmed, Farid Boulaya, Nasser Abdulsalam Al Ahrak, Amro Abdelfatah Ali Surag, A. Yousif, Yacine Brahimi, Ishak Belfodil and Moayed Hassan Fodhayli.
These were the players on the bench: Almahdi Ali Mukhtar, Tameem Al Muhaza, Andri Syahputra Sudarmanto, Hamad Kahiout, Ahmed Sufyan Ahmed Al Abunora, Abdollah Ali Saei, Ahmed Alganehi, Othman Alawi Al Yahri and Yousef Saaed Ahmed.
Al Gharafa made 5 changes: Nasser Al Ahrak for Othman Alawi (72′), Y. Brahimi for Abdullah Ali Saei (79′), Nasser Al Ahrak for Ahmed Alganehi (79′), F. Boulaya for Andri Sudarmanto (84′) and I. Belfodil for Yousef Saaed Ahmed (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Al Duhail – Al Ahli – 2-1
- Al Rayyan – Al Arabi – 0-3
- Al Wakrah – Al Gharafa – 0-4
- Al Sadd – Umm Salal – 2-0