Alternative player Salem Sultan gave Sharjah his lead in the Arabian Gulf Football League after scoring the winning goal against Al Ain in the deadly time "91" during the exciting summit meeting between the two teams on Thursday at the Sharjah Club Stadium in the third round of the league and ended in favor of Sharjah 3-2 Sharjah's Al Ain team took revenge for their defeat in the first round of the league last season and lead the way, bringing Sharjah to win this score to eight points without any loss so far after winning in the last two rounds over Khorfakkan and Union Kalba while freezing Al Ain at six points to finish third behind Shabab Al-Ahli, which in turn slipped to second place with seven points by drawing with Al-Jazira.
The brilliant Sharjah player Igor Cornado, who stole the spotlight after scoring two goals in this match and making the third goal, spoiled the joy of Al Ain fans who were preparing to celebrate the victory of his team after it was 2-1 ahead minutes before the end of the game, as he managed to score the equalizer " 82 "before substitute Salem Sultan added the third goal at the crucial time and eliminated any hope for the eye to modify the result.
The referee canceled an eye goal scored by the Togolese player Laba Kudjou "66" for offside after resorting to the referee's video technique, but Al Ain strongly protested the referee's decision to cancel the video.
Igor Kornado gave Sharjah the lead in the game from the penalty spot "11" caused by Al Ain player Mohammed Shakro awarded by referee Ammar Al Junaibi for the benefit of Sharjah after the use of the referee video "mouse" after an offense committed by Al Ain player Mohammed Shaker with Igor inside the restricted area.
Al Ain, who had the most control over the game, tried to return to the game before the end of the first half and adjusted the result after the early goal which entered his own goal and his player Bandar Ahbabi scored the equalizer "41" before the Togolese Laba Kodjo added the second goal "51" from a quick attack Al Ain's organization, but the joy of the eye did not last long, Sharjah came back and scored two quick goals in the final and decisive minutes of the match resolved the exciting meeting between the two teams in his favor.
Although Al Ain dominated the match, he was affected by the absence of Brazilian player Caio Canedo and Meziane due to injury.
The public attendance of the two teams constituted a wonderful painting in the stands, with 9858 fans.
Sharjah players celebrated after the match with their fans the precious win and scored three points from a fierce opponent, Al Ain, one of the leading candidates for the title.