Xavi: We played a special game, happy to win and return to the top

Al-Sadd head coach Xavi Hernandez expressed his happiness after his side’s big 4-1 victory over Al-Arabi, which took them back to the top of the QNB Stars League table.

In his statement to the club website after the match, Xavi said: “We played a special game in the Doha Derby. It was an excellent performance and it was possible to score more goals. We must continue in this way; we’re in a great moment.”

The coach continued: “Every player is important to us in the team, and everyone was up to their responsibility and gave a wonderful level. We got 3 important points against a team that defended in a good way, and we also missed many chances.”

Xavi concluded by saying: “I am very happy to win this game and return to the top of the league.”