DOHA. Al Ahli finds its way back against Al Wakrah with a goal on the M. Benyettou 81′ and a goal on the O. Ebrahimi 89′. Al Wakrah was decisively better in terms of ball possession (68%)
The match was played at the Grand Hamad Stadium stadium in Doha on Wednesday and it started at 8:20 pm local time. The referee was Salman Ahmad Flahi with the collaboration of Majid Hudaires Al-Shammari and Mohamed Abdelaziz. The 4th official was Mohammed Nasser Ahmed. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot at 34 degrees Celsius or 93.15 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
Al Wakrah was in firm control of the ball 68% while Al Ahli was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Al Wakrah was more pushing with 75 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Al Wakrah to win the contest.
Al Ahli shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Al Wakrah shot 18 times, 6 on target, 12 off target.
Al Ahli received 6 yellow cards (M. Jassem, A. Al-Keldi, A. S. Al Baoure, Y. Naim, N. Jovovic and N. Al-Khalfan). Regarding the opposition, Al Wakrah received 1 yellow card (Lucas Mendes).
After this match, Al Ahli will have 9 points like Al Gharafa and Al Shamal to remain in the 4th place. Talking about the opposition, Al Wakrah will have 12 points to sit in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Al Ahli will play away against Al Shamal on the 14th of September with a 7-3 head to head stats in favor of Al Ahli (3 draws).
Al Wakrah will host Al Sadd on the 14th of September with a 23-4 head to head stats in favor of Al Sadd (7 draws).
Al Ahli – Formation
The manager Nebojša Jovović decided to play with the following team: Yazan Naim, H. Kanani, Jassem Mohammed, S. Hanni, N. Vukčević, Ali Qadry, Al Doukali Al Sayed, Abdulrasheed Umaru, Abubakar Mohammed Bayomi, Yazan Al Naimat and Abdalaziz Al Hasia.
The home team had on the bench: Marwan Badreldin, Fahad Khalfan, Muaaz Al Salemi, Ahmed Abdelrahim, Islam Yassine and Fahad Al-Keldi.
Al Ahli made 5 changes: M. Jassem for A. Al-Keldi (46′), A. Al-Hasia for I. Al Sharif (74′), A. S. Al Baoure for M. Al Salemi (75′), Y. Al Naimat for N. Al-Khalfan (85′) and N. Vukcevic for A. Abdelrahim (90′).
Al Wakrah – Formation
Bartolomé Márquez López played with: Saoud Mubarak, Lucas Mendes, Murad Naji Hussein, T. Sainsbury, O. Ebrahimi, Abdulghani Muneer Mazeed, Mohamad Abdulnaser Alabbasi, Sauoud Ebrahim, M. Benyettou, Gelson Dala and Khald Youssef Shurrab.
These were the players on the bench: Ebrahim Al Sadek, Hamad Mansour, Omar Ali, Ismail Mahmoud, Abdallah Hussein Al Muftah, Nabil Irfan, Mohamed Saeed, Yaseen Lafrid and Mohamed Ramdan.
Al Wakrah made 4 changes: A. Mazeed for H. Rajah (51′), Murad Naji Hussein for O. Ali (61′), M. A. Alabbasi for I. Mahmoud (61′) and K. Y. Shurrab for Y. Lafrid (67′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.