Xavi: Excellent start, happy with the result; I hope we continue with this quality

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez expressed his delight after his side defeated Al-Kharaitiyat 5-1 in their opening game of the 2020-21 QNB Stars League.

Speaking after the match, Xavi said: It was an excellent start, and I am happy with the big scoreline today. After the coronavirus break, we trained well. We now have a lot of options, in terms of experience and youth, and they will help us in the best way in all the games.”

He added: “Cazorla has had a good start, scoring two goals. Guilherme also was excellent and all the players who appeared today, including the substitutes, had an impact in getting their win.”

“It’s been an excellent start to the league, and a great win that gives us more confidence. I hope we continue with this quality in the coming games.”