Al Ain 1-0 Al Dhafra: defeats 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').


HATTA. Al Ain conquers Al Dhafra 1-0 after C. Canedo scored just 1 goal (30′). Al Ain took advantage of its superior ball possession (59%).

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 held at the Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium (Hatta) Stadium in Hatta on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm UTC. The referee was Ahmed Eisa Mohamed with the help of 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 around 35 degrees Celsius or 94.93 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 14%.​

Match Statistics

Al Ain was in firm control of the ball 59% while Al Dhafra was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

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

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). On the other side, Al Ain received 2 yellow cards ( and C. Canedo).

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

After this match, Al Dhafra will stay with 18 points to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Al Ain will have 52 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 30'

    C. Canedo

  • 39'

    K. Mohammed

  • 46'

    R. A. Suroor

    M. H. Al

  • 46'

    L. C. Marcos J.

    A. Al-Jassasi

  • 48'

    K. Mohammed

  • 66'

    M. Al Baloushi

    K. Alblooshi

  • 68'

    M. Ghulam

    I. M. Alhammadi

  • 69'

    B. Mohammed

    M. Al Baloushi

  • 79'

    C. Canedo

  • 82'

    M. A. Muharrami H.

    M. Diop

  • 86'

    S. Mohamed

    M. Aljneibi

  • 88'

    R. A. Pereira


  • 88'

    M. Ali Shaker

    Y. Nader

Next match

In the upcoming Uae League match, Al Dhafra will play away with Al Wasl on the 11th of May with a 12-9 head to head record in favor of Al Wasl (6 draws).

Al Ain will host Al Jazira on the 11th of May with a 13-13 head to head statistic.

Al Dhafra: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Badr Al Idrisi chose to play with the following team: Abdullah Sultan, I. El Adoua, Hamad Al Marzooqi, Khalaf Al Hosani, Mohamed Al Junaibi, L. Amesimeku, Lucas Cândido, Amran Al Jassasi, Ibrahim Mohamed Alhammadi, M. Diop and Guilherme.


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 and Lineups

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

On the other side, Sergiy Rebrov played with: Khalid Eisa, D. Arboleda, Saeed Jumaa, Erik, K. Kouadio, C. Guanca, Ahmed Barman, Khalid Al Baloushi, Yahia Nader, Caio Canedo and S. Rahimi.


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′).

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