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Al-Duhail overtakes Al-Sadd and faces Umm Salal in the final of the Urid Cup


Al-Duhail reached the final match of the Arid Football Cup after beating Al-Sadd 3-1 in the meeting that brought them together today, at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in the semi-final round.

Al-Duhail set a date in the final scheduled for next Tuesday at Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, with Umm Salal, the qualifier, at the expense of Al-Arabi, with two goals to one in the second semi-final, which was held at the same time. Al-Duhail owes his victory to his Tunisian star, Ferjani Sassi, who scored two goals in the 45 + 1 and 55 minutes and provided the pass for the third goal to substitute Ismail Mohamed in the 89th minute, while the Moroccan Ayoub Al Kaabi scored the only goal for Al Sadd in the 24th minute.

The match was exciting in most of its details, during which the two teams exchanged attacks, so the initiative went to Al-Sadd, who almost opened the score after less than two minutes when Musab Khader sent a cross that Akram Afif met with a header that bounced off , while Moroccan Ayoub Al-Kaabi’s shot passed next to in the tenth minute. Al-Duhail’s response came with the same effect, when South Korean Nam Tae Hee faced the goal from a pass by Al-Moez Ali, but Al-Sadd goalkeeper Saad Al-Sheeb saved the situation in the 19th minute, while Mohamed Muntari did not catch Tunisian Ferjani Sassi’s pass in front of the goal in the 22nd minute.

The debate continued between the two teams, and Al-Sadd returned to gain precedence when Akram Afif set off and passed a ball that put Ayoub Al-Kaabi in the face of the goalkeeper to put it into the net in the 24th minute, before Al-Kaabi scored a second goal from Hassan Al-Haydos’s pass, but the video assistant referee (VAR) technology canceled The goal was offside in the 36th minute. Al-Duhail did not want to come out of the first half late, so it threw its attacking weight and threatened Al-Sadd’s goal on more than one occasion before Ferjani Sassi scored the equalizer when he hit a powerful ball from inside the area that hit the net in the first minute of stoppage time. For the first half, which ended in a draw, with one goal for the same.

Al-Duhail started the second half attacking, to score the second goal through Ferjani Sassi, who scored the equalizer, who took advantage of a rebound from Al-Sadd’s defense and put it in the goal in the 55th minute, giving his team the lead.

Al-Sadd pressed after the delay in order to return to the match, and its players had several opportunities, the most valuable of which was Ayoub Al-Kaabi alone in the goal of goalkeeper Shihab Al-Laithi, but he hit next to in the 67th minute, while Al-Laithi thwarted Santi Cazrola’s shot in the 77th minute .. On the other hand, the danger of Al-Duhail was not lost through counterattacks. , Where headed Ferjani Sassi’s header in the 82nd minute, before substitute Ismail Mohamed settled matters by scoring the third goal, taking advantage of the pass of the star of the meeting, Ferjani Sassi, in the 89th minute, confirming the victory of his team and its passage to the final.

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