QNB Stars League Week 11 Match Report — Al Kharaitiyat 0 Al Sadd 4
Al Sadd posted a commanding 4-0 win over Al Kharaitiyat in Week 11 of the QNB Stars League at the Al Khor Stadium on Thursday. It was their ninth victory.
Pedro Miguel (40th minute), Hassan Al Haydous (52nd-min penalty and 81st) and Jugurtha Hamroun (77th) scored the goals.
It was Al Kharaitiyat who imposed authority on their seasoned rivals early on. Midfielder Anwar Diba flicked the ball towards the Al Sadd goalmouth from close in the seventh, but his low shot was tapped away by defender Pedro.
Al Sadd saw luck desert them when Ali Asad hit against the post and Hamroun could not convert the rebound in what turned out to be a double miss for The Wolves.
Pedro opened the floodgates, heading home a free-kick taken by Xavi Hernandez. The defender rose above his marker Abdrahman Abdallah and connected the ball well.
Early into the second half, Al Kharaitiyat’s Sanjar Tursunov fired a powerful shot from close range, but it was punched away by keeper Meshal Barshim.
Al Sadd doubled the lead as Al Haydous converted a penalty awarded after rival defender Soud Nasser handled the ball following a Musab Kedar shot.
Hamroun then struck powerfully into the top of Al Kharaitiyat net before Al Haydous rounded off the tally.
Al Sadd moved to 27 points, two behind toppers Al Duhail. They are now in second position. Al Kharaitiyat stayed on nine.