QNB Stars League Week 19 – Al Gharafa vs Al Duhail
Sunday, 2nd August, 2020
18:45 kick-off at Al Sadd Stadium
Al Gharafa face Al Duhail in Week 19 of the 2019-20 QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 18:45 at the Al Sadd Stadium on Sunday, 2nd August, 2020.
The battle between the top-four teams will have much at stake even as both teams go into it in contrasting fashion.
Al Duhail dropped two crucial points in the race to the title after being held 1-1 by Umm Salal last week. Yet, they have a two-point lead at the top over Al Rayyan.
Al Gharafa underlined their claim for a top-four finish by beating Al Arabi 1-0 and stood fourth in the table.
The Cheetahs, under the tutelage of Serb Slavisa Jokanovic, have 31 points (nine wins, four draws and five defeats) with a goal difference is +6 (30 goals for and 24 against).
Al Duhail, coached by Moroccan coach Walid Regragui, cannot afford any more slip-up if they are to regain the title. The Red Knights have 13 wins, four draws and one defeat against their name. Their goal difference is +19 (34 goals for and 15 against).
Al Duhail had beaten Al Gharafa 2-1 in the first leg of 2019-20 QNB Stars League.