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Xavi: We got three important points, the fans were great

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez spoke of his happiness after his side defeated Al-Rayyan 4-2 in the QNB Stars League Round 3 game on Wednesday.

Speaking to the club website after the game, Xavi said: “I am happy with the win. We got three important points for our campaign to defend the league title. The win came over a strong opponent like Al-Rayyan.” ... 

QNB Stars League: Al-Sadd clinch the Qatar Clasico with 4-2 victory

Al-Sadd clinched the Qatar Clasico with a 4-2 win over Al-Rayyan in the QNB Stars League Round 3 game played at Khalifa International Stadium on Wednesday.

Hassan Al-Haydos opened the scoring for Al-Sadd in the 4th minute, before Baghdad Bounedjah doubled the lead in the 21st minute. Andre Ayew then made it 3-0 in the 24th minute. Al-Rayyan reduced the deficit through goals from Hashim Ali and Abdulaziz Hatem on either side of the halftime break. In the 58th minute, Akram Afif secured the win with Al-Sadd’s fourth goal. ... 

Mohammed Waad: Facing Al-Rayyan will be difficult and requires great effort

Al-Sadd’s Mohammed Waad spoke of his side’s desire to win the upcoming game against Al Rayyan in Round 3 of the QNB Stars League, while also stressing on the difficulty of the clash. The match is set to be played on Wednesday evening at Khalifa Stadium.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Waad said: “We always have difficult matches against Al Rayyan that require great effort from all players, and we must win this match.” ... 

Xavi: We know we are favourites against Al-Rayyan and we must show that on the pitch

Al Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez spoke of the difficulty of the team’s upcoming match against Al Rayyan in the Round 3 of the QNB Stars League.

Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Xavi said: “Our next match against Al Rayyan is the Qatar Clasico, a very important match. We defeated them in the last match, but both teams have equal chances in the next, and this is the case with Clasico matches.” ... 

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

The Al-Sadd first team squad held its main training session from 6:15 PM onwards on Monday at the club’s training facility, in preparation for the upcoming QNB Stars League Round 3 game against Al Rayyan, which will be played on Wednesday evening at Khalifa International Stadium.

The Wolves go into the clash with 6 points from two matches, after wins over Al Sailiya and Qatar SC, while Al Rayyan have a tally of two points from two draws with Umm Salal and Al Wakrah. Al-Sadd will look to continue its victories and collect the three points in the next match, in order to compete for the top spot. ... 

Reserve League: Al-Sadd draw 2-2 with Qatar SC

Al-Sadd drew 2-2 with Qatar SC in the reserve league opening round game which was played on Saturday at the Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium in Al Wakra Club.

With this result, Al-Sadd registered their first point of the season.

Qatar SC raced into the lead with two goals from Abdulaziz Adel in the 18th and 55th minutes, before an own goal in the 75th minute by Adam Mohamed gave Al-Sadd hope. Muhammad Al Manai then managed to score the equalizer for the Wolves in the 84th minute, leading to a 2-2 scoreline. ... 

Mohammed Waad: We thank our fans for their support. We corrected our mistakes in the second half

Al-Sadd’s Mohamed Waad thanked the club’s fans who attended the match and stood behind the team, helping them to a 3-1 victory over Qatar SC in Round 2 of the QNB Stars League.

In his statement after the match, Waad said: “We thank our fans for attending the game. Their support had a great impact on the team, especially in the second half.” ... 

Xavi: Happy with the result, we showed our character in the second half

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez expressed his happiness with the 3-1 victory over Qatar SC, in Round 2 of the QNB Stars League, stressing that the victory was well-deserved and against a very good team.

Xavi said in his statement after the match: “I am happy with the result. We played an excellent match against a good team. We managed to come back with our character in the second half, and this is what we always need.” ...