QNB Stars League Week 21 – Umm Salal vs Al Gharafa
- Updated: August 13, 2020
Friday, 14th August, 2020
16:00 kick-off at Al Janoub Stadium
Umm Salal face Al Gharafa in Week 21 of the 2019-20 QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 16:00 at the Al Janoub Stadium on Friday, 14th August, 2020.
Umm Salal are placed 10th with 17 points. The Orange Fortress, under Moroccan Aziz Ben Askar, have three wins, eight draws and nine defeats, with a goal difference of -18 (18 goals for and 36 against).
Umm Salal, still facing relegation threat, have not lost a match since the QNB Stars League resumed following a long break forced by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. They held leaders Al Duhail, Qatar SC and Al Ahli to 1-1 draws to earn three crucial points.
Al Gharafa, who ensured the fourth-place finish despite being drawn 2-2 by Al Khor in Week 20, are fourth in the standings with 32 points (nine wins, five draws and six defeats) with a goal difference of +4 (32 goals for and 28 against).
The Cheetahs, coached by Serb Slavisa Jokanovic, have a seven-point difference with fifth-placed Al Arabi and sixth-placed Al Sailiya with only two matches remaining.
Al Gharafa had beaten Umm Salal 2-0 in the first leg of 2019-20 QNB Stars League.