QNB Stars League Week 13 – Al Sadd vs Al Shahania


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Saturday, 25th January, 2020

18:40 kick-off at Al Sadd Stadium

Al Sadd face Al Shahania in Week 13 of the 2019-20 QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 18:40 at the Al Sadd Stadium on Saturday, 25th January, 2020.

Al Sadd are on a high following their triumph last week in the 2020 Qatar Cup, where they dominated Al Duhail en route to winning the final by a 4-0 margin. The Wolves had defeated Al Rayyan 4-1 in the semifinal.

Reigning champions Al Sadd are currently third in the QNB Stars League standings with 24 points, six less than leaders Al Duhail and four adrift of second-placed Al Rayyan.

Al Sadd have registered eight wins, while they lost the other four matches. Their goal difference is +14 (35 goals for and 21 against).

Xavi Hernandez’s men followed up their Qatar Cup success with a 2-1 win over Al Khor last Tuesday in a QNB Stars League match deferred from Week 7 due to their AFC Champions League commitment.

Meanwhile, Al Sadd beat Al Arabi 6-1 in another deferred game after they suffered a 1-2 setback at the hands of Al Wakrah in Week 12.

Al Shahania, in danger zone alongside Al Khor and Umm Salal, are struggling to stay afloat.

Al Shahania are 11th with eight points (one win, five draws and six defeats). Their goal difference is -13 (11 goals for and 24 against).

Jose Murcia’s wards could score their first victory in this season’s league only in Week 12 when they upset Al Gharafa with a 2-1 verdict.

Al Sadd had beaten Al Shahania 7-1 in the first leg.