Sharjah snatches a valuable point from the "EMPEROR"
Sharjah snatches, a valuable point from Al Wasl, in the match that was held between them at Za’abeel Stadium, Saturday evening, and ended with a 3-3 draw in the 22nd round of the Arabian Gulf League.
The emperor started the match in an orderly manner and closed the spaces on the key players of Sharjah, and Al Wasl players transmitted the ball smoothly and confidently in the middle of the field, until the 15th minute came after a team work from the team.
The emperor succeeded in opening the scoring with an amazing goal from a doublekick shot through Brazilian Joao Figueiredo, the guests tried to equalize the score But Al Wasl defense stood in the lookout for all Sharjah's attempts.
In the 40th minute, Fabio de Lima sends an elaborate cross from the right to the head of the sniper Figueiredo, who deposited the ball in the net of Adel Al Hosani, announcing the second goal of the “Yellow’s” in the match, to end the first half with the advancement of “Fhood Za’abeel”, with two goals without response.
At the start of the second half, Wilton Soares narrowed the difference and scored the first goal for Sharjah after taking advantage of a defensive error from Hugelo Neris in the 49th minute, before the brilliant midfielder responded to Salmin, with the third goal from a left-wing shell that landed in the visitors' net in the 50th minute.
Al Wasl retreated, with entering the last 20 minutes of the match, which allowed Sharjah to launch more than one attack and give them control over the middle of the pitch, without real danger, with the 76th minute, the guests scored the second goal through Saif Rashid's shot from outside the penalty area without supervision.
In the 77th minute, coach Odair Hellmann paid Ghanaian defender George Duoping, instead of Brazilian right-back Natan Felipe, to keep the emperor ahead in the match, followed by another substitution in the 82nd minute with the entry of Nasser Mahmoud, at the expense of Ronaldo Mendes, the Brazilian coach made the third substitution by entering Abdulrahman Ali, in place of Joao Figueiredo.
Sharjah surprised the emperor, and scored the equalizer moments before the final whistle, to end the match with a 3-3 draw.