Category: FOOTBALL

Xavi: It was a great battle with Foolad, we deserve to win

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez praised his players after the 1-0 win over Iran’s Foolad in the fifth round of the AFC Champions League group stage.

In his statement to the media after the match, Xavi said: “We played a wonderful match, it was a great battle with Foolad. The Al Sadd players were better and we deserve to win. Now we are at the top of the most difficult group in the tournament.” ... 

Meshaal Barsham: We have prepared well to face Foolad

Al-Sadd goalkeeper Meshaal Barsham spoke of the difficulty of the upcoming game against Foolad on Matchday 5 of the AFC Champions League group stage, and said his side is ready for the clash.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Meshaal said: “The next match against Foolad will be difficult. It is a team that defends well and plays on the counter, which is very dangerous.” ... 

Xavi: It will be a very complicated match against Foolad

Al Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez addressed the media ahead of the upcoming AFC Champions League game against Iran’s Foolad, stressing on the complexity and difficulty of the game. The Matchday 5 clash will be played tomorrow Monday at the Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Xavi said: “It will be a very complicated match against Foolad, which is very important for us. We suffered against them in the first match. They are a strong offensive team.” ... 

Xavi: Happy with this victory, I have to congratulate the players

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez expressed his happiness with his side’s 2-0 victory over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat on Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League 2021 group stage.

Speaking during the press conference after the game, Xavi said: “I’m happy with this victory. I must congratulate my team for their work today. We played well in defence and offence.” ... 

Guilherme Torres: We want to beat Al Wehdat to get closer to the top

Al-Sadd midfielder Guilherme Torres expressed his wish that his team would continue winning, when they face Al-Wehdat of Jordan on Matchday Four of the AFC Champions League.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Guilherme said: “A difficult match against Al-Wehdat awaits us. It will be an intense match and it is like a final for us. We must do our best to continue achieving victories and get closer to the top of the group.” ... 

Xavi: This game against Al-Wehdat will be tougher than the previous one

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez addressed the media ahead of the AFC Champions League Matchday 4 game against Al-Wehdat, stressing on the difficulty of the clash and calling on his players to give their best.

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Xavi said: “The next game against Al-Wehdat will be tougher. Yes, we defeated them 3-1 in the last game, but I know they will be strong opponents for us in the next game.” ... 

AFC Champions League: Al-Sadd resume training to prepare for Al-Wehdat clash on Matchday 4

The Al-Sadd first team resumed training on Wednesday, inside the sports hall of the team hotel in Riyadh, following the crucial 3-1 win over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat on Matchday 3 of the AFC Champions League.

The Wolves are now preparing to face Al-Wehdat again on Matchday 4 of the tournament, in the game which will kick off at 9 PM on Friday evening at Faisal bin Fahd Stadium. ...