QSL: AL ARABI, AL RAYYAN PLAY OUT 1-1 DRAW

Doha, – Al Rayyan and Al Arabi were on equal terms as they shared a point in a 1-1 draw on Thursday evening at Al Sadd stadium in gameweek 25 of Qatar Stars League. Al Rayyan opened the scoring towards the end of the first half, before Al Arabi fought…

Doha, – Al Rayyan and Al Arabi were on equal terms as they shared a point in a 1-1 draw on Thursday evening at Al Sadd stadium in gameweek 25 of Qatar Stars League.

Al Rayyan opened the scoring towards the end of the first half, before Al Arabi fought back in the second half though to equalize seven minutes after the interval.

Al Rayyan took the lead on the stroke of half-time through Qatar international striker Sebastian Soria. Winger Abdurahman Al Harazi pushed forward on the left wing and found Soria who planted the ball past Al Arabi keeper Rajab Hamza.

Al Arabi pushed hard for an equalizer and both Paulinho and Luis Jiminez had two golden chances to find a way back into the game. Eventually Al Arabi’s pressure paid off on 52 minutes when defender Yousef Ramadan whipped in a fine cross which fell to the feet of Nigerian striker Imoh Ezekiel who successfully converted from close range.

The win takes Al Rayyan’s toll to 48 points as they kept the third place, while Al Arabi maintained their 10th place and have 28 points. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency