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2020-21 QNB Stars League Week 4 Review

The 2020-21 season QNB Stars League was back after a long break. The Week 4 matches were played on Saturday, 17th October, Sunday, 18th October, and Monday, 19th October, at the Al Duhail, Al Khor, Al Ahli, Al Gharafa and Al Arabi Stadiums.

One of the six matches ended in a draw and a total of 11 goals were scored.

The highlight of the results was Al Arabi recording their first victory in this season’s league competition when they pulled off a lasp-gasp 2-1 win over Umm Salal.

Abdulaziz Al Ansari (45+1) and Mehrdad Mohammadi (90+4) scored for Al Arabi, while Abdennour Belhocini pulled one back for Umm Salal in the 68th minute through a penalty.

Al Arabi climbed from 11th to seventh in the table with four points.

Meanwhile, Al Ahli continued their brilliant run by beating Al Sailiya 2-0, with goals from Hernan Perez and Abdulrasheed Umaru. The Brigadiers moved on to 12 points and are the only side to have an all-win record so far.

Al Sailiya slipped from sixth to eighth position.

Reigning champions Al Duhail moved from seventh to fifth place with six points following their 2-1 win over Qatar SC. Eduardo Rodrigues (Dudu) and Almoez Ali scored for Al Duhail, while Abdulaziz Adel reduced the margin for Qatar SC, who slipped from eighth to 10th spot with three points.

Al Gharafa occupied the second position (from fourth) with nine points following their 2-0 victory over Al Kharaitiyat, goals coming from Koo Ja-Cheol and Jonathan Kodjia. The Thunders slipped from ninth to 11th with three points.

Al Rayyan climbed from fifth to fourth place with a 1-0 victory over Al Wakrah. Johan Boli netted the all-important goal. The Lions have seven points, while The Blue Wave remained on six points and went down from third to sixth slot in the table.

In other action, Al Khor and Al Sadd played out a goalless draw to be placed ninth and third with seven and three points respectively.

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