Premier League: Al Wakrah manages to draw 2-2 with Al Ahli after recovering a 0-2 deficit

DOHA. Al Ahli manages to recover against Al Wakrah with a goal on the M. Benyettou 81' and a goal on the O. Ebrahimi 89'.

DOHA. Al Ahli manages to recover against Al Wakrah with a goal on the M. Benyettou 81′ and a goal on the O. Ebrahimi 89′. Al Wakrah was far superior when it came to possession ball (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 help of Majid Hudaires Al-Shammari and Mohamed Abdelaziz. The 4th official was Mohammed Nasser Ahmed. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 34 degrees Celsius or 93.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

Al Wakrah was in firm control of the ball 68% while Al Ahli was struggling with a 32% ball possession.

Al Wakrah was more aggressive with 75 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Al Wakrah to win the match​.

Al Ahli shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, 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). On the other side, Al Wakrah received 1 yellow card (Lucas Mendes).

After playing this encounter, Al Ahli will have 8 points to stay in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Al Wakrah will have 11 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 18'

    Y. Al Naimat

    A. Umaru

  • 45'

    M. Jassem

  • 46'

    A. Al-Keldi

    M. Jassem

  • 51'

    H. Rajah

    A. Mazeed

  • 56'

    A. Al-Keldi

  • 58'

    Lucas Mendes

  • 60'

    A. Ahmed Qadry

  • 61'

    O. Ali

    Murad Naji Hussein

  • 61'

    I. Mahmoud

    M. A. Alabbasi

  • 67'

    Y. Lafrid

    K. Y. Shurrab

  • 72'

    A. S. Al Baoure

  • 74'

    I. Al Sharif

    A. Al-Hasia

  • 74'

    M. Al Salemi

    A. S. Al Baoure

  • 81'

    M. Benyettou

  • 85'

    N. Al-Khalfan

    Y. Al Naimat

  • 86'

    Y. Naim

  • 89'

    O. Ebrahimi

  • 90'

    N. Jovovic

  • 90'

    A. Abdelrahim

    N. Vukcevic

  • 90'

    N. Al-Khalfan

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Al Ahli will play away against Al Shamal on the 14th of September with a 7-3 head to head 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 in favor of Al Sadd (7 draws).

Al Ahli: Formation and Lineups

The manager Nebojša Jovović chose 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.


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 (74′), Y. Al Naimat for N. Al-Khalfan (85′) and N. Vukcevic for A. Abdelrahim (90′).

Al Wakrah: Formation and Lineups

On the opposite side, 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.


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′).

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