Al-Sadd lost 2-1 to Al-Gharafa, in the 2022-23 QNB Stars League Round 4 game that was played on Tuesday at the Education City Stadium.
With this result, Al-Sadd suffered their second loss of the season. The team now have four points from four games, with a win, a draw and two losses.
Al-Gharafa took the lead through Ishak Belfodil’s goal in the 38th minute, and then doubled their advantage in the 55th minute, with a strike from Yacine Brahimi. Guilherme Torres scored Al-Sadd’s only goal in the 72nd minute. Al-Sadd played over an hour with only ten men, after Rodrigo Tabata was sent off in the 29th minute.
Al Sadd x Al Gharafa (QNB Star League Round 4)
Education City Stadium
Al-Sadd: Jehad Mohammed, Jung Woo-young, Baghdad Bounedjah, Rodrigo Tabata, Abdullah Al-Yazidi (Hashim Ali), Guilherme Torres, Andre Ayew, Santi Cazorla, Bahaa Al-Laithi, Abdulrahman Bakri (Talal Behzad), Ahmed Al-Saeed (Hassan Ahmed)
Al-Gharafa: Qassem Burhan, Nasser Al-Ahrak, Almahdi Ali, Yacine Brahimi, Farid Boulaya, Abdullah Youssef, Amro Siraj, Islom Tukhtakhujaev, Seifeldeen Fadlallah, Mahdi Tahrat, Ishak Belfodil
Al-Gharafa won 2-1
Ishak Belfodil 38′
Yacine Brahimi 55′
Guilherme Torres 72′
Baghdad Bounedjah 13′
Rodrigo Tabata 29′ (red card)
Amro Siraj 41′
Islom Tukhtakhujaev 50′
Andri Syahputra 75′
Andre Ayew 84′
Saoud Al-Athba (referee)
Juma Al-Borshid (assistant 1)
Yousef Al-Shammri (assistant 2)
Mohammed Al-Obaidly (fourth referee)