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Xavi's victorious Qatari side Al-Sadd finish league campaign unbeaten

Xavi’s victorious Qatari side Al-Sadd finish league campaign unbeaten

Xavi Hernandez added another feather to his cap as manager when his champion side Al-Sadd finished the Qatar Stars League campaign without losing a single game after winning the final match of the season on Friday.Having already sealed the title when second-placed Al-Duhail were mathematically out of the title race last month, Al-Sadd beat Qatar Sports Club 3-0 to finish with 19 victories and three draws in their 22 games to win the title by 13 points.The former Barcelona and Spain midfielder previously

Xavi named QNB Stars League Best Coach for September…

Xavi Hernandez of Al Sadd has been named as the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League’s Best Coach for the months of September & October, 2020, according to STATS, the official statistics and figures provider for the Qatar Stars League. Under Xavi, Al Sadd played five matches. They won four of them and drew one game. The Wolves beat Al Kharaitiyat (5-1), Al Sailiya (5-1), Al Duhail (3-1) and Al Ahli (7-1). The only time they dropped points was when they were held to

We’re ready to face Al Khor: Al Sadd coach…

“The League championship is very important to us this season and our first goal is to win the title, so we are ready to compete for it. The international players are back with us after several days’ absence and we won the Ooredoo Cup,” said Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez ahead of their 2020-21 season QNB Stars League Week 4 match against Al Khor. “We are in good condition to face Al Khor which we know will be difficult because we will face

Ooredoo Cup: Barcelona legend Xavi eyes another trophy with…

Doha: Barcelona legend and current Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez will be looking to collect yet another trophy when The Wolves take on Al Arabi in the final of the Ooredoo Cup final on Saturday at the Duhail Stadium on Saturday. Both, Xavi and player Rodrigo Tabata were confident and wanted the players to enjoy the game and not be burden by the pressure of playing in the final Xavi said, “We are very happy to be playing in this final. To be

Match against Qatar SC very important for us: Al…

Al Sadd coach Xavi Hernandez spoke to the media ahead of their 2019-20 QNB Stars League Week 21 match against Qatar SC. “I am very happy with the victory over Al Duhail and I think that during the last six matches against Al Duhail, we had four wins, one draw and a loss, and this means we have the ability to beat all teams. “I am also very happy with the team’s performance and everyone made great efforts. We played collectively with fighting

Barcelona legend Xavi fined $2,700 by Qatar FA for…

Qatar's Football Association fined former Barcelona and Spain midfielder star Xavi Hernandez and several other top-flight players and staff 2,700 U.S. dollars each for breaching coronavirus rules, it said in a statement on Thursday. Xavi, head coach of Qatari side Al-Sadd whose contract had been renewed on July 5, revealed that he had contracted the virus but was asymptomatic right before the Qatari league's resumption at the end of July. Days later, he said he had returned home and to work. The penalty,

Xavi Hernandez hopes to coach Barcelona in the future

Former Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has said he hopes to return to the Spanish club as head coach when the timing is right and that his technical team are already preparing for it. Spanish media had reported that Xavi, who coaches Qatari club Al Sadd, had been approached by Barca to replace Ernesto Valverde before Quique Setien was appointed in January. Barca are two points behind leaders Real Madrid with six matches remaining in the campaign. “The biggest hope I have now is