Category: FOOTBALL

Javi Gracia: We needed extra work to beat Al Sailiya

Al Sadd coach Javi Gracia praised his team’s performance after the two-goal victory over Al Sailiya in Round 12 of the QNB Stars League.

In his comments after the match, Gracia said: “It was a difficult match from the beginning. We needed extra work in order to win and decide the match in our favour.” ... 

Meshaal Barsham: We performed well and got a deserved win

Al-Sadd goalkeeper Meshaal Barsham expressed his happiness with his team’s important 2-0 victory over Al Sailiya, in the QNB Stars League Round 12 game played on Monday.

In his statement after the match, Meshaal Barsham said: “We performed well against Al Sailiya and succeeded in achieving an important and exciting victory that gave us three new points, extending our lead at the top of the table.” ... 

QNB Stars League: Akram’s brace helps Al-Sadd overcome Al-Sailiya

Al-Sadd defeated Al-Sailiya 2-0 in the QNB Stars League Round 12 game that was played at the Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium on Monday.

Akram Afif scored both goals for Al-Sadd, with a strike apiece in each half (42’, 62’). The result extends the Wolves’ lead at the top of the table, taking their points tally to 31 from 11 games, with a postponed fixture against Al-Wakrah yet to be played.  ... 

Ali Asad: It will be a difficult game against Al-Sailiya

Al-Sadd midfielder Ali Asad has stressed the difficulty of his side’s upcoming QNB Stars League Round 12 match against Al Sailiya.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Ali said: “Facing Al-Sailiya will be difficult. They need the three points, especially as they are at the bottom of the standings, but we also want the points. We are playing for the title and aim to get the win in order to increase the gap with our competitors.” ... 

Javi Gracia: We are focusing on the game against Al-Sailiya

Al-Sadd head coach Javi Gracia spoke of his team’s readiness ahead of their upcoming QNB Stars League Round 12 game against Al-Sailiya.

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Gracia said: “After our last game was postponed, we were working on the next game against Al-Sailiya. It’s the next step for us and we are ready to compete with our best level, and this is our mentality. We try to always be focused on the next game, and we try to do our best. ... 

Al-Sadd hold main training session ahead of Al-Sailiya clash

The Al-Sadd first team held their main training session today, Saturday, in preparation for facing Al-Sailiya in the QNB Stars League Round 12 game, which is scheduled to kick off at 6:20 PM on Monday at Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium.

Al Sadd go into the match with great enthusiasm, sitting at the top of the league standings with 28 points, while Al Sailiya are in twelfth position with 5 points. ... 

Al-Sadd hold main training session to prepare for Al-Wakrah clash

The Al Sadd first team held their main training session on Tuesday, in preparation for facing Al Wakrah in Round 11 of the QNB Stars League.

Al-Sadd go into the match in great spirits after winning 3-0 against Al-Khor team, which extended the team’s lead at the top of the league. Al-Sadd now have a tally of 28 points, while Al-Wakrah are in fifth place with 16 points. ... 

Musaab Khidir: Al-Sadd is always ready to compete, Yousuf Abdullah has a great future ahead of him

Al-Sadd defender Musaab Khidir spoke of his happiness after his side recorded a 3-0 victory over Al-Khor in Round 10 of the QNB Stars League.

Speaking to the media after the game, Musaab said: “Alhamdulillah for the victory and the three points. The match was difficult because of the long break. We did not train with the new coach, except for two sessions. But the team is going ahead with the same strategy, which is to play for the win.” ...