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.”

He continued: “We used a lot of players and everyone is performing excellently, but we must play with the same performance throughout the match.”

As for the upcoming Al Rayyan match, Xavi said: “We must take care of the recovery of the players, in preparation for the match against Al Rayyan. We are very excited about the Qatari Clasico. It will be a difficult match for sure, but my team is going through good moments.”