A goal each for Al-Khor and Al-Duhail last night at Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium in Al-Ahly Club in the 21st round matches of QNB Stars League confirmed Al-Kharaitiyat's relegation to the second division, regardless of their outcome against Al Arabi this evening.
Al-Khor went up to 16 points in the place before the last, to move away from direct relegation, while Al-Duhail are up to 44 points in second place. The Brazilian Eduardo Pereira Rodriguez scored for Duhail in the 49th minute. Giannis Fetfatzidis scored a penalty for Al Khor in the 65th minute.
The first half was mid-level, and Al-Khor relied on organized defense, with the use of counter-attack to exploit the speeds of Vetva and Ismail Al-Haddad and in front of them the German Lasoga.
The attempts continued from Al-Duhail, but his balls lacked accuracy in front of the goal in addition to the brilliance of Papa Gabriel, and Salah Zakaria also increased his goal and prevented any danger on his team's goal.
As the first half drew to a close, Al-Duhail stepped up his offensive attempts to score the first goal, and Al-Moez hit a strong ball, then an opportunity arose in front of Ismail Mohamed, but without translating all the opportunities into goals.
On the other hand, the Greek Vetva's attempts continued, whose movements in the right front caused a great inconvenience to the Al-Duhail defenders, and in the 46th minute he started with a ball and shot it strong, but it passed next to the left post to end the first half with a goalless draw.
In the second half, Al-Duhail continued to press, especially from Al-Moez Ali, but Baba Jibril blocked his ball in the first minutes, and in the 49th minute, Al-Duhail managed to score the first goal through Brazilian Pereira after a confused ball bounced off the Knights' defense to wave in front of Pereira's feet, who put it in the net. directly.
Al-Khor started the initiative to swap Al-Duhail offensive to score the equalizer, and he had what he wanted, by scoring the equalizer by the Greek Vettva from a penalty kick in the 65th minute after referee Salman Fellahi resorted to the video assistant / mouse / because of a hand touch on Al-Duhail defender Ali Mal Allah and shot it. Vitfa to the left of Salah Zakaria to score 1-1.
German Schaefer pushed Anas Al-Fadil instead of Mohamed Al-Jabri and Tamer Jamal instead of Ismail Al-Haddad ten minutes before the end, hoping to snatch the winning goal, but the minutes passed, to end the second half and the meeting with a positive tie between the two teams 1-1.