Uae League: Al Sharjah recovers a 0-1 deficit to conquer Emirates 2-1

AL SHARJAH. Al Sharjah was capable to turn the table against Emirates to win 2-1.


AL SHARJAH. Al Sharjah succeeded in turn the table against Emirates to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the first half.​ It was Emirates to strike first with a goal of S. Lithierry at the 12′. Then it was a goal in the 41′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, O. Shukurov gave the win to Al Sharjah in the 44′ minute with a goal. Al Sharjah was vastly superior ball possession (65%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Al Sharjah remained in 10 people after S. Abdulrahman received a red card in the 76′. Anyway, Al Sharjah still was capable to win this match competing only with 10 players​. In fact, on the other side, A. Musa received a red card (50′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Emirates lost the match.

The match was played at the Sharjah Stadium stadium in Al Sharjah on Saturday and it started at 6:15 pm local time. The referee was Mohamed Abdalla Alharmoodi who had the assistance of Salah Salim and Jasim Mohammed Al Ajmi. The 4th official was Ahmed Mussabah Mubarak.

Match Statistics

Al Sharjah was in firm control of the ball 65% while Emirates was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Al Sharjah was more aggressive with 77 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Al Sharjah won the match.

Al Sharjah shot 18 times, 4 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Emirates shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Al Sharjah. On the opposite side, Emirates received 2 yellow cards (A. Mahmoud and A. Musa).

(Al Sharjah) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (76′).

Also, Emirates didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after A. Musa (Emirates) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (50′).

After playing this match, Al Sharjah will have 51 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Emirates will stay with 10 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 12'

    S. Lithierry

  • 17'

    A. Mahmoud

  • 29'

    Fahad Badr


  • 39'

    A. Musa

  • 41'


  • 44'

    O. Shukurov

  • 50'

    A. Musa

  • 55'

    Salem Aleedi

    M. Saeed

  • 55'

    Y. Mohammad

    A. Mahmoud

  • 60'

    O. Camara


  • 63'

    J. Gnadou

    Ahmed Eisa

  • 63'

    Abdullah Malallah

    Fares Khalil

  • 75'

    Shahin Abdulrahman

  • 80'

    Salem Sultan


Next match

In the upcoming Uae League match, Al Sharjah will play away against Al Ain on the 26th of May with a 12-11 head to head stats in favor of Al Ain (7 draws).

Emirates will host Ajman on the 26th of May with a 6-4 head to head stats in favor of Ajman (3 draws).

Al Sharjah: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Aurelian Cosmin Olăroiu chose to play with the following team: Darwish Mohammad Habib, Shahin Abdulrahman, Al Hassan Saleh, Khaled Ebraheim, Gustavo Alemão, Bernard, O. Shukurov, Majid Rashid, Luanzinho, Caio Lucas and B. Malango.


Al Sharjah made 2 changes: Luanzinho for O. Camara (60′) and Bernard for S. Salem (80′).

Emirates: Formation and Lineups

Emirates started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Ayman Al Ramadi played with: Ali Saeed Saqr, Ali Moustafa, Abdulla Mohammed, Firas Saleh Alkhaseebi, Ahmed Eisa, Fares Khalil, Yago, Waleed Hussain, Ahmed Mahmoud, Mohammed Saeed and Lithierry.


Emirates made 4 changes: S. Lithierry for T. J. Barout Albarout F. B. (29′), M. Saeed for Salem Aleedi (55′), A. Mahmoud for Y. Mohammad (55′) and F. Khalil for M. Abdullah (63′).

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