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Ooredoo Cup Semifinal 2 – Al Ahli vs Al Sadd

Saturday, 29th August, 2020

19:00 kick-off at Al Sadd Stadium

Al Ahli face Al Sadd in the second semifinal of 2019-20 Ooredoo Cup at the Al Sadd Stadium on Saturday. The kick-off is at 19:00.

Strong contest is on cards as Al Ahli are capable of giving Al Sadd a good run for their money.

Al Ahli had defeated Al Sadd by a 4-3 margin when they faced off in the group stage (Round 3) of Ooredoo Cup on 23rd November, 2019.

Al Sadd, who had won the season-opening Sheikh Jassim Cup by defeating Al Duhail, had finished third, behind Al Duhail and Al Rayyan, in the just-concluded QNB Stars League. The Wolves are one of the strong contenders to clinch the Ooredoo Cup.

Al Ahli, meanwhile, could end up only in the ninth position in the league. The Brigadiers will also be keen to go all the way and have the last laugh.

Al Ahli advanced to the semifinals by defeating reigning champions Al Gharafa 1-0, whereas Al Sadd progressed to the last four by edging Qatar SC 5-4 on penalties after the regular time ended in a 1-1 draw.

Al Ahli progressed to the knockout quarterfinals by topping Group A with 12 points, while Al Sadd made the cut from the same group in third position with seven points. Al Wakrah were second in the group with eight points.

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