Doha, Al Kharatiyat clinched Thursday a crucial 2-1 win over Al Sailiya, in the opening day of Qatar Stars League's 20th round.
Al Kharatiyat initially trailed to Dragos Grigore's header in the 17th minute. The players rallied however and Mahmoud Saad who scored a real poacher's effort in the 30th minute. Mohammed Abdulrahman gave his side the lead in the 49th minute after a good cross from Sanzhar Tursunov.
The win was crucial for Al Kharatiyat's survival hopes. They now have 19 points, one less than Al Sailiya's. Both teams now have a fight on their hands to stay in Qatar Stars League.
Source: Qatar News Agency