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QNB Stars League Week 19 – Al Rayyan vs Al Arabi

Saturday, 1st August, 2020

16:30 kick-off at Al Janoub Stadium

Al Rayyan face Al Arabi in a much-awaited encounter in Week 19 of the 2019-20 QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 16:30 at the Al Janoub Stadium on Saturday, 1st August, 2020.

Al Rayyan are second in the table with 41 points, two less than leaders Al Duhail. The Lions have 12 wins, five draws and one defeat against their name. Their goal difference is +21 (36 goals for and 15 against).

Al Rayyan, under Uruguayan Diego Aguirre, are on a high after scoring a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Qatar SC in Week 18, when the tournament resumed after a long break forced by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

As far as Al Arabi are concerned, their four-match unbeaten run ended last week when they lost 0-1 to Al Gharafa. Despite the defeat, The Dream Team, coached by Icelander Heimir Hallgrimsson, are fifth in the table with 24 points.

They have six wins, draws and defeats each against their name. Their goal difference is +2 (27 goals for and 25 against).

Al Arabi had lost 1-2 to Al Rayyan in the first leg of 2019-20 QNB Stars League.

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