Uae League: Ajman recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Al Ain 2-1

AJMAN. Ajman was able to turn the table against Al Ain to win 2-1.


AJMAN. Ajman succeeded in turn the table against Al Ain to win 2-1. It was Al Ain to strike first with an early goal of Erik at the 6′. Then it was a goal in the 60′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, gave the win to Ajman in the ‘ minute with a goal. Al Ain lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

K. Laba missed a decisive penalty (90′). That would have allowed Al Ain to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Shaikh Rashid bin Saeed Stadium stadium in Ajman on Friday and it started at 5:45 pm local time. The referee was Ahmed Eisa Mohamed who had the assistance of Ali Rashad Mohamed Al Nuaimi and Ibrahim Al Ajmi. The 4th official was Naser AlAli. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 35.2 degrees Celsius or 95.34 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 43%.​

Match Statistics

Al Ain was in firm control of the ball 60% while Ajman was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Al Ain was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, Ajman was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Ajman shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Al Ain shot 16 times, 2 on target, 14 off target.


Ajman received 3 yellow cards (M. Samardzic, W. Azarou and Mohamed Ismail). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Al Ain.

After playing this match, Ajman has 0 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. while Al Ain stays with 0 points (2nd).

Match Events

  • 6'


  • 15'

    M. Samardzic

  • 60'

    A. Madan

  • 65'

    C. Canedo

    A. Barman

  • 79'

    W. Azarou

  • 86'

    M. Helal

    Ben Larbi Firas

  • 86'

    K. Alblooshi

    M. Palacios

  • 89'

    S. Saeed

    V. Mboungou

  • 90'

    Mohamed Ismail

  • 90'

    O. Almehri

    B. Al Raeesi

  • 90'

    K. Laba

Next match

In the upcoming Uae League match, Ajman will play away with Al Nasr on the 10th of September with a 9-8 head to head record in favor of Ajman (5 draws).

Al Ain will host Al Dhafra on the 8th of September with a 16-5 head to head statistic in favor of Al Ain (6 draws).

Ajman: Formation and Lineups

Ajman started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Goran Tufegdžić chose to play with the following team: Ali Al Hosani, M. Samardžić, Waleid Al Yammahi, Mohamed Ismail, Abdullah Al Junaibi, Bilal Yousif, F. Ben Larbi, I. Faiz, Ali Madan, W. Azaro and P. Mboungou.


Ajman made 3 changes: Ben Larbi Firas for M. Helal (86′), V. Mboungou for S. Saeed (89′) and B. Al Raeesi for O. Almehri (90′).

Al Ain: Formation and Lineups

Al Ain started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Sergiy Rebrov played with: Khalid Eisa, D. Arboleda, Erik, K. Kouadio, A. Yarmolenko, Bandar Mohamed, Ahmed Barman, Yahia Nader, M. Palacios, K. Laba and S. Rahimi.


Al Ain made 2 changes: A. Barman for C. Canedo (65′) and M. Palacios for K. Alblooshi (86′).

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