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Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd settle for 0-0 draw with Al-Wakrah

Al-Sadd settled for a goalless draw with Al-Wakrah in their Expo Stars League Round 14 game which was played at Al-Janoub Stadium on Sunday.

The result saw Al-Sadd maintain their lead at the top of the table with a tally of 32 points.

The match commenced with both teams displaying enthusiasm and determination. The initial ten minutes saw no significant goal-scoring opportunities, with both defenses holding firm. ... 

Paulo Otavio: We are at a new stage of the season, we want to continue like this

Al-Sadd’s Paulo Otavio spoke of his team’s targets ahead of the upcoming game against Al-Wakrah, in Week 14 of the Expo Stars League, which will mark the Wolves’ return to action following the end of the league break.

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Paulo said: “This will be a good match against Al-Wakrah. The first game against them in this season was tough. We can perform much better than we did in that game.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: We are happy to return to the league after the Asian triumph

Al-Sadd head coach Wesam Rizk considers our national team’s recent victory in the Asian Cup, held in Doha, a significant achievement after Al-Annabi secured the title for the second consecutive edition.

Speaking during the press conference for the upcoming match against Al-Wakrah in Week 14 of the Expo Stars League, Wesam said: “We congratulate ourselves, all the fans, the Qatar Football Association, and the players on this great achievement.” ... 

Al-Sadd resume training after a break

The Al-Sadd first team resumed its training on Sunday after the rest period granted by the coaching staff in the past few days.

The training session witnessed the absence of several players who are currently with the national team in the Asian Cup, in addition to players from the U-23 Olympic national team. ... 

Wesam Rizk: The result reflects our outstanding performance

Al-Sadd coach Wesam Rizk affirmed the deservedness of the team’s 6-0 victory against Umm Salal in the twelfth week of the Expo Stars League.

In his post-match statements, Wesam said: “We secured three crucial points, adding to the team’s tally and widening the gap to 4 points ahead of the closest competitors. The result reflects the outstanding performance we displayed against Umm Salal.” ... 

Saad Al-Dosari: We showcased a good game against Umm Salal and got three important points

Al-Sadd goalkeeper Saad Al-Dosari expressed his delight with the 6-0 victory against Umm Salal in the twelfth week of the Expo Stars League.

In his post-match statements, Saad said: “We delivered a strong performance against Umm Salal, and we deserved this comprehensive victory. We secured three crucial points, and it was essential for us to into the league break leading by four points.” ... 

Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd cruise to 6-0 victory over Umm Salal

Al-Sadd recorded a resounding 6-0 victory against Umm Salal in the Expo Stars League Week 12 game, which took place at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium on Thursday.

This win elevated the Wolves to 31 points, as they continue to lead the league table.

The beginning of the match showcased a strong and swift performance from Al-Sadd, and the Wolves nearly took the lead in the 5th minute with Akram Afif’s shot hitting Umm Salal’s post. ... 

Al-Sadd conclude preparations for Umm Salal clash

The Al-Sadd first team concluded its training on Wednesday in preparation for the upcoming match against Umm Salal in the twelfth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the final practice, the coaching staff focused on physical conditioning, incorporating skill-based ball exercises. They then announced the 24-member squad for the match, consisting of the following players: Saad Al-Dosari, Meshaal Barsham, Youssef Al-Bloushi, Jehad Mohammed, Pedro Miguel, Ahmed Sayyar, Paulo Otávio, Tarek Salman, Mohammed Waad, Ali Asad, Yousuf Abdurisag, Hassan Al-Haydos, Baghdad Bounedjah, Abdullah Al-Yazidi, Mostafa Tarek, Boualem Khoukhi, Guilherme Torres, Hashim Ali, Ahmed Al-Saeed, Ahmed Suhail, Akram Afif, Musaab Khidir, Moaz El-Wadia, Gonzalo Plata, and Ilyes Housni. ... 

Akram Afif: Losing to Al-Arabi didn’t affect us, playing Umm Salal will be tough

Al-Sadd’s Akram Afif affirmed the team’s readiness for the upcoming match against Umm Salal in the twelfth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the pre-match press conference, Akram stated: “Facing Umm Salal is challenging, and their matches against Al-Sadd are always filled with competitiveness and challenges. We are striving to give our best to secure the victory and three points.” ...