QNB Stars League Week 7 – Al Gharafa vs Al Khor


Friday, 27th November, 2020

17:30 kick-off at Al Gharafa Stadium

Al Gharafa face Al Khor in Week 7 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 17:30 at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Friday, 27th November, 2020.

Al Gharafa are third with 12 points. They are on a high, having beaten reigning champions Al Duhail 3-0 in the last round. The Cheetahs have three other victories to their credit (2-0 over Qatar SC, 2-1 over Al Arabi and 2-0 over Al Kharaitiyat).

Al Gharafa lost 1-3 to Al Rayyan and 2-4 to Al Sailiya.

It may be recalled that Al Gharafa, coached by Serb Slavisa Jokanovic, had finished a creditable fourth in the 2019-20 season.

They had recently reached the semifinals of 2020-21 Ooredoo Cup by beating reigning champions Al Sadd 4-2.

Al Khor are 11th in the table with four points that they collected from their drawn encounters with Al Arabi (2-2), Umm Salal (goalless), Al Sadd (goalless) and Al Sailiya (goalless in Week 6).

The Knights, coached by Frenchman Hantz Frederic, had lost 0-1 to Al Ahli and 1-2 to Al Kharaitiyat.

Al Khor had recently lost to Al Rayyan by a solitary goal in the 2020-21 Ooredoo Cup quarterfinal.