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Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd come from behind to beat Muaither 4-2

Al-Sadd secured a significant 4-2 comeback victory over Muaither in the Expo Stars League Week 18 game, which unfolded at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium on Friday.

Despite a strong start from Al-Sadd, who threatened Muaither’s goal on multiple occasions early on, it was the visitors who initially took the lead. Ayman Al-Hassouni scored the opener from a penalty kick in the 39th minute, followed by Tiago, who extended Muaither’s lead with a goal in the 45th minute after taking advantage of an error from the Al-Sadd backline. ... 

Hashim Ali: We are focused on facing Muaither and our aim is three points

Al-Sadd forward Hashim Ali has stressed the importance of his side’s upcoming game against Muaither in Week 18 of the Expo Stars League.

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Hashim said: “The next game against Muaither is very important for us. Now, at this stage, every game is very important. InshaAllah we will be ready for the clash. Getting three points is an important objective for our team.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: We aim to return to winning ways against Muaither

Al-Sadd coach Wesam Rizk emphasized the importance of returning to winning ways in the upcoming match against Muaither, scheduled for Friday evening as part of the eighteenth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the pre-match press conference, Wesam said, “I hope the team’s performance against Muaither will be better than the last match against Al-Arabi. Every team goes through a difficult period, and I hope we overcome it quickly, especially since everyone is aware of the responsibility on both players and coaching staff.” ... 

Saad Al-Dosari: We were close to winning, we are used to being under pressure

Al-Sadd goalkeeper Saad Al-Dosari expressed his disappointment at the missed opportunity for victory against Al-Arabi in the match that ended in a 2-2 draw in the 17th week of the Expo Stars League.

In his post-match comments, Saad said, “We had a tough match, and the players showed a satisfactory performance. We were close to winning but luck was not on our side in maintaining the lead until the end of the game.” ... 

Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd draw 2-2 with Al-Arabi

**Match Report: Al-Sadd vs Al-Arabi**

Al-Sadd were held to a 2-2 draw by Al-Arabi in a competitive encounter, in their Expo Stars League Week 17 clash at Al-Thumama Stadium on Sunday.

The result means that Al-Sadd maintained their lead at the top of the league table, after the point from the match took their tally to 37. The goals for Al-Sadd came from a brace by Akram Afif (18′, 20′), while Al-Arabi responded with goals from Rafael Alcantara (38′) and Omar Al-Somah (90+9′). ... 

Ali Asad: Matches against Al-Arabi are always challenging

Al-Sadd’s player Ali Asad affirmed the readiness of his team for the upcoming match against Al-Arabi in the seventeenth week of the Expo Stars League.

During the pre-match press conference, Ali stated: “Our matches against Al-Arabi are always tough and challenging. In the last three matches against Al-Arabi, we did not achieve victory, and this is a significant motivation for us to give our best and secure the win.” ... 

Wesam Rizk: I expect a strong reaction from our players against Al-Arabi

Al-Sadd’s coach, Wesam Rizk, discussed the significance of the upcoming match against Al-Arabi in the seventeenth round of the 2023-2024 Expo Stars League.

During the press conference, Wesam stated: “We have an important match in the Qatar Derby between Al-Sadd and Al-Arabi. There is always significant competition between the two teams in all tournaments, and it is a major and exciting derby for the fans.” ... 

Paulo Otavio: It was a tough game against a strong team

Al-Sadd’s Paulo Otavio said his side had played an intense game against Al-Gharafa, after the two sides fought out a 2-2 draw in their Expo Stars League Round 16 clash.

In his post-match comments to the media, Paulo said: “It was a tough match against a strong team. We were aiming for the win, to extend our lead at the top but we were not able to achieve that.” ... 

Expo Stars League: Al-Sadd settle for a point against Al-Gharafa

Al-Sadd were held to a 2-2 draw by Al-Gharafa at the Thani bin Jassim Stadium on Wednesday, in Week 16 of the Expo Stars League

With this result, Al-Sadd maintains its position at the top with 36 points, and a lead of five points. Seydou Sanou’s own goal (45+1’) put Al-Sadd ahead at halftime, but Ferjani Sassi equalised after the break for Al-Gharafa (71’). Al-Sadd regained the lead through substitute Yousuf Abdurisag (80’) before another goal, this time from Khoukhi Boualem (82’), put the teams on level terms once again. ... 

Amin Hazbawi: We will play with great focus against Al-Gharafa

Al-Sadd’s Amin Hazbawi highlighted the significance of the upcoming match against Al-Gharafa in Week 16 of the Expo Stars League.

During the press conference, Amin stated, “Every player on the team knows the importance and intensity of the upcoming match against Al-Gharafa. We are preparing well for this clash to continue achieving victories and maintaining our lead.” ...