Al Sailiya and Al Khor were locked in a 2-2 draw in Round 3 (Group B) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Khor Stadium on Monday.
Ahmed Hassan Al Mohannadi (35th minute) and Giannis Fetfatzidid (65th minute) scored for Al Khor, while Al Sailiya’s goals came through Mustafa Mohammed (49th minute) and Fahad Khalfan (69th minute).
Both teams now have two points, but Al Sailiya have played one match less (two compared to Al Khor’s three).
After both teams had their share of attacks and the Al Khor goal had a close call in the 33rd minute, Al Khor shot ahead through Ahmed Al Mohannadi who found the net off a rebound off goalkeeper Abdulrahman Mahamat following a Fetfa shot.
Al Sailiya tried to come back into the game and almost equalized towards the end of first half through Mustafa Mohammed, but Al Khor goalkeeper Ali Nader stood between him and the goal.
In the second half, Al Sailiya intensified pressure and they succeeded in getting the equaliser when Mustafa Mohammed found the target with a superb volley from outside the penalty area.
Al Sailiya then had a chance to take the lead, only for Fahad Khalfan shooting the ball wide of the target.
Meanwhile, Al Khor went 2-1 up, with Fetfa coming up with a rising shot from long range.
But soon, Al Sailiya drew parity a second time as Fahad Khalfan scored with a placing shot off a diagonal pass from Mustafa Mohammed.