Uae League: Al Wasl overcomes Khorfakkan Club 3-0

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DUBAI. Al Wasl was in the end too strong for Khorfakkan Club.

DUBAI. Al Wasl was ultimately too much to handle for Khorfakkan Club with the goal of S. Bouftini (9′), S. Bouftini (23′) and Gabrielzinho (61′). Al Wasl was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Zabeel Stadium stadium in Dubai on Sunday and it started at 5:15 pm local time. The referee was Ammar Ali Abdulla Jumaa Al Junaibi assisted by Talal Rashed Al Nuaimi and Jasim Mohammed Al Ajmi. The 4th official was Khalid Ali Mohamed Ali Mahmoud Al Mulla. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.8 degrees Celsius or 71.19 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 46%.​

Match Statistics

Al Wasl was in firm control of the ball 61% while Khorfakkan Club was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Khorfakkan Club was more aggressive with 74 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Al Wasl was able to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Al Wasl shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Khorfakkan Club shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Al Wasl. On the other side, Khorfakkan Club received 2 yellow cards (Masoud Sulaiman and D. Dabo).

After this contest, Al Wasl will have 22 points to stay in the 6th place. Regarding the opposition, Khorfakkan Club will stay with 15 points like Bani Yas to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    Masoud Sulaiman

  • 9'

    S. Bouftini

    Ali Saleh

  • 23'

    S. Bouftini

  • 46'

    Ali Al Dhanhani

    Masoud Sulaiman

  • 61'


    T. Chancalay

  • 67'

    S. Sidibe


  • 68'

    D. Dabo

    B. Ayim

  • 68'

    Khaleil Khameis

    Amir Mubarak

  • 68'

    Ahmed Al Zeyoudi

    Adel Subeel

  • 72'

    D. Dabo

  • 76'

    Ghanem Ahmed

    Hassan Ibrahim

  • 76'

    Luis Schlishting

    Hazza Salem

  • 85'

    Yousif Ali Almheiri

    S. Bouftini

  • 85'

    Abdulrahman Saleh

    Faris Khalil

  • 85'

    Ismail Al Hammadi

    Fábio Abreu

Next match

In the upcoming Uae League match, Al Wasl will play away against Al Wahda on the 28th of January with a 13-12 head to head stats in favor of Al Wasl (9 draws).

Khorfakkan Club will host Bani Yas on the 27th of January with a 3-2 head to head in favor of Bani Yas (2 draws).

Al Wasl: Formation and Lineups

Al Wasl started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).

The manager Juan Antonio Pizzi Torroja chose to play with the following team: Khaled Saif Hamad Ali Al Senani, Hazza Salem Mohammed Saeed Al Faresi, Faris Khalil, Soufiane Bouftini, Aleksandar Vasiljević, Hassan Ibrahim Jumaa Hasan Safar, Fabio Virginio de Lima, Gerónimo Gastón Poblete, Ali Saleh, Gabriel Airton de Souza and Tomás Alejandro Chancalay.


Al Wasl made 5 changes: Gabrielzinho for S. Sidibe (67′), Hassan Ibrahim for Ghanem Ahmed (76′), Hazza Salem for Luis Schlishting (76′), S. Bouftini for Yousif Ali Almheiri (85′) and Faris Khalil for Abdulrahman Saleh (85′).

Khorfakkan Club: Formation and Lineups

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

Regarding the opposition, Abdul Azeez Mohamed Al Anberi played with: Ahmed Al Hosani, Abdulrahman Yousuf Khamis Mubarak Khamis, Lazar Rosić, Masoud Sulaiman, Adel Sabil Moosa, Amir Mubarak Ghanim Mubarak Ghanim Al Hammadi, Mehdi Abeid, Benjamin Ayim, Aylton Filipe Boa Morte, Fábio Gonçalves Abreu and Antonio Valmor Assis Da Silva Junior.


Khorfakkan Club made 5 changes: Masoud Sulaiman for Ali Al Dhanhani (46′), B. Ayim for D. Dabo (68′), Adel Subeel for Ahmed Al Zeyoudi (68′), Amir Mubarak for Khaleil Khameis (68′) and Fábio Abreu for Ismail Al Hammadi (85′).

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