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AFC Champions League: Al-Sadd lose to Al-Wehdat

Al-Sadd lost 1-3 against Jordanian side Al-Wehdat, in the AFC Champions League group stage fourth round game, which was played at Mohammed bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam on Tuesday.

With this result, Al-Sadd stay with a points tally of four, after a victory, two losses, and a draw.

Al-Wehdat succeeded in opening the scoring with the game’s first goal in the 48th minute via Mohammad Al-Damiri. ... 

Salem Al-Hajri: It will be difficult to face Al-Wehdat in the next game

Al-Sadd midfielder Salem Al-Hajri confirmed his side’s readiness ahead of their upcoming game against Jordanian side Al-Wehdat, in the fourth round of the 2022 AFC Champions League group stage.

In his statement during the pre-match press conference, Salem said: “The upcoming game against Al-Wehdat will be a special match for our team. We defeated them 5-2 in the third round, but the next game will not be easy and we have to give our best to win.” ... 

Javi Gracia: Facing Al-Wehdat in the next game will be different

Javi Gracia: The next match against Al-Wehdat will be different

Al-Sadd coach Javi Gracia described the upcoming game against Al-Wehdat of Jordan in the fourth round of the AFC Champions League group stage as “different.”

Speaking during the pre-match press conference: “It will be a different match playing against the same team. We got a deserved win against them in the third round and we will work hard to confirm our superiority and get a new victory.” ... 

Al-Sadd hold main training session to prepare for Al-Wehdat

The Al Sadd first team held its main training session on Sunday, in preparation for facing Al Wehdat of Jordan, in the fourth round game in Group E of the AFC Champions League. The match is set to kick off at Mohammed Bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam at 8:15 PM on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Al Sadd enter the match sitting in second place in Group E with 4 points, after a 1-1 draw in the first round with Nasaf of Uzbekistan, before losing 1-2 in the second round against Al Faisaly of Saudi Arabia, and then achieving a big 5-2 victory over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat. ... 

Akram Afif: It wasn’t an easy game, we really needed the three points

Al-Sadd forward Akram Afif congratulated his team’s fans after the big 5-2 win over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat in the third round of the AFC Champions League 2022 group stage.

In his statement after the match, Akram said: “We congratulate the Al Sadd fans and the technical and administrative staff. The match was like life or death for us. We played a special match against a strong and organized team. ... 

Javi Gracia: Happy to beat Al-Wehdat, we were excellent offensively

Al-Sadd coach Javi Gracia expressed his happiness after his side’s big 5-2 win over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat, in the third round of the AFC Champions League 2022 group stage.

In his statement during the press conference after the match, Gracia said: “I am very happy with the victory over Al-Wehdat and the performance of the players in the match. We performed well against Nasaf and Al-Faisaly in the first two rounds, but we were not successful.” ... 

AFC Champions League: Al-Sadd beat Al-Wehdat 5-2 for first win

Al-Sadd recorded a 5-2 victory over Jordanian side Al-Wehdat in the AFC Champions League 2022 Group E third round game played at the Prince Mohammed bin Fahad Stadium on Friday.

Akram Afif scored the opening goal in the 23rd minute from a penalty, after a foul on Ali Asad in the box.

Al-Wehdat turned the score around towards the end of the first half, with goals from Ahmed Samir and Mohammed Anas in the 42nd and 44th minutes respectively. ... 

Pedro Miguel: We did not begin the tournament well

Al-Sadd defender Pedro Miguel stressed the importance of the upcoming match against Al-Wehdat of Jordan in the third round of the AFC Champions League group stage.

Speaking during the pre-match press conference, Pedro said: “A difficult match awaits us against Al-Wehdat. We did not start the tournament well and we have to be fully focused to win the next match.” ... 

Javi Gracia: We must be more effective against Al-Wehdat

Al-Sadd coach Javi Gracia stressed the importance of the upcoming Group E clash against Al-Wehdat of Jordan in the third round of the AFC Champions League 2022 group stage.

Speaking during the match press conference, saying, Gracia said: “The next match is an opportunity to win. In the last two matches, we deserved better, but we didn’t get what we wanted.” ...