Within the first round of the second stage of the Arabian Gulf League, Al-Dhafra loses his first match against Emirates 0/1
Al-Dhafra played a strong match against Emirates FC today evening, Thursday, the 11th of this month in Hamdan Bin Zayed stadium in Zayed city in Al-Dhafra area within the 12th round of the Arabian Gulf league.
Al-Dhafra coach lined up his team as following : Zayed Al Hammadi as a goalkeeper. Abdulrahman Yousuf , Fernando De Silva , Ailton Almeida ,Khaled Butti, Hamad Al Marzougi, Sultan Al Siwaidi ,Esam Al Adwa , sergeev, Khaled Ali and Yasser Abdulla.
The first half started quickly between both sides and Al-Dhafra pressed hard upon Emirates team but unfortunately he failed to score any goal while Emirates team made many unsuccessful tries till the referee ended up the first half in a goalless draw.
The second half started with Al-Dhafra searching for the first goal when Igor made a serious try but unfortunately it was so high.
Abdallah Abdulqader was entered in stead of Yasser Abdulla After which Emirates team scored his first goal in the 2oth minute by his player Sacha.
Al-Dhafra coach made his second substitution by entering Abdulla Abdulhadi in stead of Khaled Ali after which Al-Dhafra continued his pressure upon Emirates team and made many tries but they were unsuccessful till the referee ended up the match 1/0 for Emirates FC.
By this result Emirates upgrades to the 10th place with 10 points while Al-Dhafra stays at the league tail with 7 points.