Al Wasl takes possession but Al Jazira takes the match points
Al Wasl lost to Al Jazira, by three goals in the match that was held between them at Za’abeel Stadium, in the 10th round of the Arabian Gulf League, with an unexpected start. Al Jazira team opened the scoring with an early goal in the second minute from a direct free kick from a distance through Milos Kusanovic.
Al Wasl tried to regain the balance, and the ball was between our players in an attempt to find a gap between the defenses of the guests, and in the 11th minute Ali Saleh penetrated from the middle of the field and hit a strong ball, but goalkeeper Ali Khasif succeeded in pushing it to a corner kick.
The emperor continued, the attempts to score the draw, and in the 15th minute, Salem Al Azizi fell in the guests' penalty area, after receiving a pass from Nicolas Oroz, but the assistant referee raised his flag for offside.
Al Jazira relied on longitudinal balls sent from the middle of the field in the back of Al Wasl defenders, to take advantage of the speeds of Omar Traore and Zayed Al Ameri.
From a counterattack in the 16th minute, Al Jazira almost added the second goal through Zayed Al Amiri, but the ball hit the left post of goalkeeper Hamid Abdullah, before the visitors succeeded in the 21st minute to consolidate their progress by Salem Rashid, curved ball from the right side of the Al Wasl penalty area.
The yellows imposed control over the course of the match and intensified his attacks and in the 31st minute, Alwasl was able to reduce the difference through captain Fabio de Lima, who received a magic pass from Joao Figruiedo, among the Jazira defenders, to put it the net from one touch.
Al Wasl pressed hard, in an attempt to equalize before the end of the first half, and after an interval of wonderful passes from the right side between the Emperor's players, the ball reached Ali unharmed, on the outskirts of the penalty area, to hit it hard, but it over the crossbar. The game was limited to midfield between the two teams in the final minutes, and the first half ended with the visitors leading Al Wasl with two goals to one.
With the start of the second half, Al Wasl entered, with a strong desire to score a draw and put pressure on the guest defenders, who had to make mistakes against the emperor's attackers to stop them, but in the 51st minute, unlike the course of the match from a quick counterattack, Zayed Al Amiri scored the third goal for Al Jazeera after receiving an Ali cross Mabkhout, inside the penalty area.
In the 67th minute, Brazilian coach Oder Hillman pushed, with two substitutions at once, to involve Ronaldo Mendes, Natan Felipe, at the expense of Abdel Rahman Saleh and Salem Al Azizi, in an attempt to remedy the situation and adjust the result. In the 74th minute, Mendes fired a powerful free kick, but Ali Khasif saved it from the goal line. The 76th minute witnessed a controversial arbitration case that forced the referee to return to the video technique "mouse" to determine the correctness of the attack, which was considered an offside, where Mendes played, a corner from the left side, collided with the foot of the island defender, in the penalty area, to bounce off the foot of Joao Figredo, To Fabio Lima, who deposited her in the net, announcing the second goal.
In the 88th minute, Hillman pushed Habbouch Saleh, instead of Ali Salmeen, followed by a fourth substitution by entering Nasser Mahmoud, instead of Joao Figredo, to increase the offensive strength of the Al-Waslawi team, who threw all their weapons to translate his absolute control on the field and score the equalizer, in the calculated time instead of Lost, Fabio Lima missed the equalizer from in front of the goal line, to end the match with Al-Jazirah winning 3-2.