Al Ain tops Al Dhafra 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Canedo

HATTA. Al Ain overcomes Al Dhafra 1-0 after C. Canedo scored just 1 goal (30').

Al Ain tops Al Dhafra 1-0 with a goal scored by C. Canedo

HATTA. Al Ain tops Al Dhafra 1-0 after C. Canedo scored just 1 goal (30′).

K. Mohammed received a red card (48′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Al Dhafra lost the match.

The match was played at the Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium (Hatta) stadium in Hatta. The referee was Ahmed Eisa Mohamed who was helped by Ahmed Saeed Alasal Alrashidi and Jasim Mohammed Al Ajmi. The 4th official was Hasan Ali Mohamed Hassan Al Blooshi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot at 35 degrees Celsius or 94.93 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 14%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 0 Ball Possession 0
  • 10 Total 9
  • 4 On Target 4
  • 6 Off Target 5
  • 3 Shots blocked 3
  • 92 Attack 106
  • 46 Dangerous attack 65
  • 78 Ball safe​ 99
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 6
  • 1 Off Sides 3
  • 9 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 1 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 4

The overall ball possession was just the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Al Dhafra was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Al Ain that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Al Ain was more aggressive with 65 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Ain won the contest.​

Al Dhafra shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Al Ain shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.


Al Dhafra received 1 yellow card (K. Mohammed). Talking about the opposition, Al Ain received 2 yellow cards ( and C. Canedo).

K. Mohammed (Al Dhafra) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (48′).

Match Timeline

C. Canedo(goal)C. Guanca
K. Mohammed- Yellow
R. A. Suroor- sub ->M. H. Al
L. C. Marcos J.- sub ->A. Al-Jassasi
K. Mohammed(yellowred)
- Yellow
M. Al Baloushi- sub ->K. Alblooshi
M. Ghulam- sub ->I. M. Alhammadi
B. Mohammed- sub ->M. Al Baloushi
C. Canedo- Yellow
M. A. Muharrami H.- sub ->M. Diop
S. Mohamed- sub ->M. Aljneibi
R. A. Pereira- sub ->Erik
M. Ali Shaker- sub ->Y. Nader


After playing this match, Al Dhafra will stay with 18 points to remain in the 12th place. Regarding the opposition, Al Ain will have 55 points to remain in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Uae League, Al Dhafra will host Shabab Al Ahli Dubai on the 17th of May with a 13-3 head to head in favor of Shabab Al Ahli Dubai (8 draws).

Al Ain will play away agasint Al Nasr on the 17th of May with a 22-5 head to head stats in favor of Al Ain (5 draws).

Al Dhafra – Formation

Al Dhafra adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Badr Al Idrisi decided to play with the following team: .


Al Dhafra made 5 changes: M. H. Al for R. A. Suroor (46′), A. Al-Jassasi for L. C. Marcos J. (46′), I. M. Alhammadi for M. Ghulam (68′), M. Diop for M. A. Muharrami H. (82′) and M. Aljneibi for S. Mohamed (86′).

Al Ain – Formation

Also Al Ain adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Sergiy Rebrov played with: .


Al Ain made 4 changes: K. Alblooshi for M. Al Baloushi (66′), M. Al Baloushi for B. Mohammed (69′), Erik for R. A. Pereira (88′) and Y. Nader for M. Ali Shaker (88′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Uae League.​