DOHA. Al Rayyan bested Al Markhiya. Al Rayyan made the most of its better ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Stadium stadium in Doha on Saturday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Khalid Abdulla Nabet who had the assistance of Ramzan Saeed Al Naemi and Shammari Awad Sultan. The 4th official was Meshari Al Shammari. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot at 28 degrees Celsius or 82.38 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 26%.
- 41 Ball Possession 59
- 9 Total 13
- 4 On Target 6
- 5 Off Target 7
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 91 Attack 117
- 43 Dangerous attack 59
- 98 Ball safe 85
- 0 Penalties 1
- 2 Corners 2
- 13 Total 11
- 3 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 3 Substitutions 3
Al Rayyan was in firm control of the ball 59% while Al Markhiya was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Al Rayyan had a more offensive attitude with 59 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Rayyan won the match.
Al Markhiya shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Al Rayyan shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target.
Al Markhiya received 3 yellow cards (Zé Turbo, Khalid Radwan and Yousef Hani Ballan). On the other side, Al Rayyan received 1 yellow card (Jeisson Vargas).
After playing this match, Al Markhiya will stay with 18 points to remain in the 8th place. On the other side, Al Rayyan will have 16 points to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Al Markhiya will play away against Al Ahli on the 7th of May with a 1-1 head to head stats.
Al Rayyan will host Al Gharafa on the 7th of May with a 19-9 head to head record in favor of Al Gharafa (9 draws).
Al Markhiya – Formation
The manager Abdullah Mubarak decided to play with the following team: Loukay Sherif Ashour, John Benson, Ayoub Azzi, Khalid Radwan Hasan, Talal Ali Al Shila, Ali Nasser Al-Marri, Driss Fettouhi, Jameel Al Yahmadi, Ayoub Assal, José Correia and Yousef Hani Ballan.
The home team had on the bench: Eisa Hassan Al-Muhannadi, Mohamed Abdallah Kadik, Abdelhadi Ameen Feheed, Hamad Saieed Balgheit, Mohamed Naceur Almanai, Noor Rahman, Yasin Yaqoob Zada, Saleh Mohammed Al-Yeri, Humood Abdullah Al Yazeedi, Abdelghani Laallam, Mahmood Gamal Mohamed and Ali Said Al Muhannadi.
Al Markhiya made 3 changes: Yousef Hani Ballan for Abdelghani Laallam (67′), Ayoub Assal for Ali Said (83′) and J. Benson for Abdelhadi Ameen (90′).
Al Rayyan – Formation
Nicolás Andrés Córdova San Cristóbal played with: Ivanildo Rodrigues dos Santos, Dame Traoré, Shogo Taniguchi, Steven N’Kemboanza Mike Christopher Nzonzi, Khalid Muftah Mayuuf, Abdulaziz Hatem Mohammed Abdullah, Mouafak Awad, Osamah Al-Tairi, Yohan Boli, Sofiane Boufal and Jeisson Andrés Vargas Salazar.
They had on the bench: Khalid Ali Sabah, Abdullah El Rady Mohamed, Mustafa Asar, Mohammad Jumaa Mubarak Al Alawi, Ahmed Mohamed Abdul Maqsoud El Sayed, Moameen Mutasem, Abdulrahman Al Harazi, Mubarak Eid Al-Nasser, Saud Abdullah Al Hajri, Ibrahim Abdelhalim Masoud and Mohamed Surag.
Al Rayyan made 3 changes: Osamah Al Tairi for Ibrahim Abdelhalim Masoud (83′), Jeisson Vargas for Ahmed El Sayed (90′) and Sofiane Boufal for Mustafa Asar (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.