QNB Stars League Week 14 Preview
The 2018-19 season QNB Stars League’s Week 14 will mainly be noted for Al Rayyan vs Al Duhail and Al Gharafa vs Al Sadd encounters on Sunday, 2nd December.
The fixtures are Al Ahli vs Umm Salal (16:00) and Al Sailiya vs Qatar SC (18:30) at Al Ahli Stadium on Friday, 30th November, Al Arabi vs Al Kharaitiyat (18:30) at the Al Arabi Stadium on Saturday, 1st December, Al Gharafa vs Al Sadd (16:00) and Al Rayyan vs Al Duhail (18:30) at Al Gharafa Stadium, and Al Shahania vs Al Khor (18:30) at Al Arabi Stadium on Sunday, 2nd December.
Al Ahli vs Umm Salal
Al Ahli and Umm Salal will open yet another round’s action by playing against each other in Friday’s early kick-off.
Al Ahli are fifth with 22 points after 13 rounds (seven wins, one draw and five defeats) to have a goal difference of +1 (22 goals for and 21 against).
Umm Salal are seventh with 16 points (four victories, as many draws and five defeats) to have a goal difference of -7 (17 goals for and 24 against).
Al Sailiya vs Qatar SC
Al Sailiya host Qatar SC at the Al Ahli Stadium in Friday’s second match.
Al Sailiya are on a high. They are third with 25 points (eight wins, one draw and four defeats). They have a goal difference of +11 (25 goals for and 14 against).
Qatar SC are 10th with 11 points (three wins, two draws and eight defeats) to have a goal difference of -10 (12 goals for and 22 against).
Al Arabi vs Al Kharaitiyat
Al Arabi face Al Kharaitiyat challenge in Saturday’s only QNB Stars League fixture.
Al Arabi are ninth on 15 points (five wins and eight defeats). Their goal difference is -14 (12 goals for and 26 against).
Al Kharaitiyat are precariously placed bottom of the league table with just one victory they recorded against Al Gharafa.
Al Kharaitiyat have the worst goal difference of -30 (nine goals for and 39 against).
Al Gharafa vs Al Sadd
Al Gharafa and Al Sadd clash in Sunday’s first match.
Al Sadd have 26 points (eight wins, two draws and one defeat). They have the best goal difference of +38, having scored 48 goals and conceded 10.
Al Sadd are also playing their rescheduled away game from Week 5, against Al Khor, on Wednesday, 28th November.
Al Gharafa are sixth on 18 points (five wins, as many defeats and three draws) to have a goal difference of +8 (25 goals for and 17 against).
Al Rayyan vs Al Duhail
Al Rayyan face leaders and holders Al Duhail in another heavyweight encounter.
Al Duhail have 34 points with one game yet to play (against Al Sadd due to the latter’s AFC Champions League commitment). They have won 11 matches. The only time The Red Knights dropped points was when they were held by Al Rayyan in the first leg of QNB Stars League.
Al Duhail have a goal difference of +26 (33 goals for and seven against).
Al Rayyan are placed fourth on 23 points (six wins, five draws and two defeats). They have a goal difference of +2, having scored 14 goals and conceded 12).
Al Shahania vs Al Khor
Al Shahania take on Al Khor with the confidence they gained from their victory over Al Kharaitiyat in the last round.
Al Shahania have 15 points (four wins, three draws and six defeats). Their goal difference is -11 (12 goals for and 23 against).
Al Khor have eight points (two victories, as many draws and eight defeats). They have a goal difference of -14 (eight goals for and 22 against).
Al Khor will have played their rescheduled match against Al Sadd from Week 5 before this game.