QNB Stars League — January, 2018 — Jesualdo Ferreira (Al Sadd)


Al Sadd’s Jesualdo Ferreira has been named as the QNB Stars League’s best coach for the month of January, 2018.

Under the shrewd Portuguese who has a good reading of the game and possesses astute tactics, Al Sadd played three matches (Weeks 12, 13 and 14) during the period, winning two and drawing one. The Wolves collected seven points that helped them stay second in the QNB Stars League standings with 34 points, two behind leaders Al Duhail and as many more than third-placed Al Rayyan.

Al Sadd scored a whopping 10 goals from the three games, with 25 shots on target and just six against it.

According to Stats, the official statistics and figures provider for the QNB Stars League, Al Sadd made an average number of 526 passes, out of which 454 were successful. Short passes numbered 326 and forward passes 173.

There were 27.3 crosses (12.3 from the left and 15 from the right). They also made 18 tackles and 10 dribbles.

They made 58 final-third entries and 46 penalty-area entries. Shots for reached 23 and shots against 10. The average number of shots on target was eight.

Al Sadd travel to Qatar SC, ninth with 12 points, for their QNB Stars League Week 15 match on Saturday.