Premier League: Al Arabi overcomes Al Markhiya 2-0 on Tuesday

AL-RAYYAN. Al Arabi tops Al Markhiya with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Al (49') and a goal from Y. Msakni (74').


AL-RAYYAN. Al Arabi prevails over Al Markhiya with a 2-0 win with a goal from O. Al (49′) and a goal from Y. Msakni (74′). Al Arabi took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was held at the Education City Stadium Stadium in Al-Rayyan on Tuesday and this began at 2:25 pm UTC. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot around 37.9 degrees Celsius or 100.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 23%.​

Match Statistics

Al Arabi was in firm control of the ball 57% while Al Markhiya was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Al Arabi was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Al Arabi won the match.

Al Arabi shot 17 times, 3 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Al Markhiya shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.


Al Arabi received 5 yellow cards (Y. Msakni, A. Marafee, I. Kala, M. I. Abunad and Y. A. Rahmati). On the other side, Al Markhiya received 2 yellow cards (A. Said and J. Benson).

After playing this match, Al Arabi has 6 points to occupy the 2nd place in the table. while Al Markhiya stays with 4 points (3rd).

Match Events

  • 11'

    Y. Msakni

  • 22'

    A. Marafee

  • 49'

    O. Al Somah

  • 54'

    A. Said

  • 65'

    H. Balgheit

    A. Said

  • 72'

    I. Kala

  • 74'

    Y. Msakni

  • 75'

    Hamid Ismaeil

    I. Kala

  • 79'

    A. Ameen

    N. Rahman

  • 79'

    M. S. Al-Neel

    A. Al Ansari

  • 83'

    J. Benson

  • 88'

    M. I. Abunad

  • 89'

    A. Baloushi

    O. Al Somah

  • 90'

    A. Anad

    M. Muniesa

  • 90'

    Y. A. Rahmati

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Al Arabi will play away with Al Shamal on the 24th of August with a 11-1 head to head record in favor of Al Arabi (3 draws).

Al Markhiya will host Al Duhail on the 22nd of August with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Al Duhail (0 draws).

Al Arabi: Formation and Lineups

The manager Younes Ali Rahmati chose to play with the following team: Mahmud Abunada, Muniesa, Yousuf Muftah, Ibrahim Nasser Kala, Abdulla Al Sulaiti, A. Gunnarsson, Abdullah Marafee, Ahmed Fathy, Y. Msakni, Abdulaziz Al Ansari and Omar Al Somah.


Al Arabi made 4 changes: I. Kala for Hamid Ismaeil (75′), A. Al Ansari for M. S. Al-Neel (79′), O. Al Somah for A. Baloushi (89′) and M. Muniesa for A. Anad (90′).

Al Markhiya: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, Abdullah Mubarak played with: Louay Ashour, J. Benson, Youssef Ramadan, Talal Al Shila, Noor Rahman, Saleh Al-Yeri, D. Fettouhi, J. Hamroun, Jameel Al Yahmadi, Aymen Hussein and Ali Said.


Al Markhiya made 2 changes: A. Said for H. Balgheit (65′) and N. Rahman for A. Ameen (79′).

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