Cup semi-finals .. An early dismissal shocked the victory and pleased Kalba with a precious victory
Al-Nasr team suffered a surprise defeat today against Kalba 2-1 in the first leg of the Arab Gulf Cup semi-final, and in the first match for Al-Ameed's new coach, Argentine Ramon Diaz.
The coach and victory lived a difficult time, after his player Mohamed Fawzi was sent off, only 4 minutes passed, and a penalty kick obtained by the opponent, only to find himself defective from the start of the match and trailing with a goal.
And he scored for Ittihad Kalba Malaba (6), and Nasser Abdel Hadi (18), while Touzi scored the Portuguese goal (38).
The start of the match came contrary to what was expected of victory, as the defender of the team Mohamed Fawzi touched the ball with his hand inside the penalty area, so the referee returned to the video technique that proved the correct touch of the ball by hand, and moreover, the player's eligibility to obtain the red card to play the general minus since the start of the match.
Malaba did not miss the opportunity and scored Kalba's first goal from the penalty kick.
Diaz made a swift substitution with the striker Habib Al-Fardan leaving, and Mohannad Khamis involved in the 13th minute, in an attempt to regain control of the defensive side, but Kalba’s response came quickly after he scored the second goal, taking advantage of the instability in Al-Nasr, after only 18 minutes had passed. During Nasser Abdul Hadi.
After 30 minutes, Al-Nasr began to exchange attacks, after the latter relied on securing the defensive line in the middle of the stadium, to succeed in scoring the first goal and reducing the difference, with a penalty kick that the referee took after resorting to video technology, as a result of obstructing Ryan Mendes. Portuguese Tozi, who scored the first goal of victory to become the score 2-1 in the 38th minute, after which the first half ended with Kalba's progress with the same result.
Al-Nasr tried in the second half to adjust the result by relying on the resident youth players, and making a number of changes, while Kalba bet on counter-attacks to enhance the result that remained the same in the first half after the final whistle.
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