Premier League: Al Ahli steals a 2-1 win against Al Sailiya 2-1

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DOHA. Al Ahli overcame Al Sailiya to win 2-1. A penalty from M. Mohammadi was decisive in the 90min.

DOHA. Al Ahli conquered Al Sailiya to win 2-1. A penalty from M. Mohammadi was decisive in the 90min. It was Al Ahli to strike first with a goal of S. Yansané at the 37′. Then S. Hanni scored again for Al Ahli in the 64′ minute with a goal. Eventually, M. Mohammadi reduced the distance for Al Sailiya with a penalty. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​

The match was played at the Hamad bin Khalifa Stadium stadium in Doha on Thursday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Mohammed Ahmed Al-Sherif who was helped by Juma Mohammed Al Burshaid and Lebdan Ali Hamad. The 4th official was Mohsin Yaqoub Al-Sharshani. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 17 degrees Celsius or 62.58 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 67%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Al Sailiya was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Al Ahli that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Al Ahli was more aggressive with 36 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Al Ahli won the match.​

Al Sailiya shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Al Ahli shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.


Al Sailiya received 2 yellow cards (Ahmed Al Minhali and Abdulla Mahmoud Mahmoud). On the opposite side, Al Ahli received 1 yellow card (N. Jovovic).

After playing this encounter, Al Sailiya will stay with 4 points like Al Rayyan to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Al Ahli will have 10 points like Al Shamal and Al Sadd to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 31'

    Ahmad Al Sebai

    S. Hussein Athab

  • 37'

    S. Yansané

  • 64'

    S. Hanni

  • 68'

    Abdulla Mahmoud Mahmoud

  • 71'

    Ahmed Al Minhali

  • 72'

    Faris Azadi

    Mohammed Muddather

  • 72'

    Majdi Siddiq

    Abdulla Mahmoud Mahmoud

  • 80'

    Mohammed Abdulla Al-Ishaq

    S. Yansané

  • 90'

    M. Mohammadi (Penalty)

  • 90'

    Fahad Khalfan

    Yazan Al Naimat

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Al Sailiya will host Al Markhiya on the 17th of January with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Al Sailiya (0 draws).

Al Ahli will host Qatar SC on the 18th of January with a 11-10 head to head record in favor of Al Ahli (7 draws).

Al Sailiya: Formation and Lineups

The manager Sami Trabelsi chose to play with the following team: Abdul Rahman Abdul Aziz, Sergio Javier Vittor, Saad Hussein Athab, Ahmed Al Bakheet Al Minhali, Hamad Mohammed Saud Jaouad Al Obaidi, Rami Fayez Abu Shmala, Bilel Saidani, Abdulla Mahmoud Mahmoud, Mohammed Muddather Rajab, Carlos Strandberg and Mehrdad Mohammadi.


Al Sailiya made 3 changes: S. Hussein Athab for Ahmad Al Sebai (31′), Mohammed Muddather for Faris Azadi (72′) and Abdulla Mahmoud Mahmoud for Majdi Siddiq (72′).

Al Ahli: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, Nebojša Jovović played with: Yazan Naim Hussein, Shoja Khalilzadeh, Mohammad Hossein Kanani Zadegan, Islam Yassine Al Sharif, Jassem Mohammed Omar, Sofiane Hanni, Nasser Saleh Al Khalfan, Ali Ahmed Qadry, Al Doukali Sayed, Abdulrasheed Umaru and Yazan Abdallah Alnaimat, Sekou Oumar Yansane.


Al Ahli made only 1 change substituting S. Yansané for Mohammed Abdulla Al-Ishaq (80′)​.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League


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