QNB Stars League Week 14 — Al Shahania 1 Al Khor 1


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Al Shahania shared points with Al Khor following a 1-1 draw in Week 14 of the QNB Stars League at the Al Arabi Stadium on Sunday.

Luciano Vazquez (47th) opened the scoring for Al Shahania. Al Khor’s Helal Mohammed scored the equliser in the 68th minute.

In the first half-an-hour, Al Shahania had more of the ball at 53 per cent. 

Five minutes before the first-half whistle, Al Khor’s Diego Da Silva failed to connect in front of the Al Shahania goal-mouth after a cross from Helal.

A minute into the second half and Al Khor’s Hamad Mohsen was shown a yellow card. A few moments later, Luciano scored with a close-range deflection in the 47th minute.  

Two minutes later, Al Khor’s Mohammed charged into the Al Shahania box, but his shot from close range was pouched by keeper Khalifa Al Dossari.

In the 68th minute, Al Khor equalised with a special effort. Al Saeed produced a long-range shot from at least 35 yards and the ball crashed into the net after it bounced off the goalpost. 

Al Khor keeper Mohammed Al Bakri enjoyed a good game with numerous saves.

In the overall match stats, Al Khor fought back well to manage 55 per cent of ball possession over 90 minutes of play. 

Al Khor were also ahead in getting five corners compared to four by Al Shahania.