Sharjah delights its fans with a hat-trick against Khorfakkan

Sharjah raised its score to 48. Photography: Osama Abu Ghanem

Sharjah achieved an important victory over its guest Khorfakkan by three goals to one, during the confrontation that brought them together yesterday at Sharjah Stadium in the 23rd round of the ADNOC Professional League, so that Sharjah continued its series of victories and positive results in the league, raising its score to 48 points, and advanced from third place to second and happiest His fans, while Khorfakkan's balance froze at 22 points, in 11th place.

This is the 15th and fifth consecutive victory for Sharjah in the league, after he had won over Ajman, Al Nasr, Al Oroba and Al Wahda.

Despite his steadfastness in the first half and keeping his nets, Khorfakkan collapsed in the second half to receive three goals.

Sharjah waited until the 46th minute to be able to net Khorfakkan through Congolese player Ben Malango with a header.

The Uzbek Shukurov added the second goal for Sharjah with a powerful shot (55), and the same player scored the second goal for him and the third for his team with a penalty kick (63), before substitute player Kikwe Jesus reduced the difference for Khorfakkan by scoring a goal (92).

All Sharjah's attempts in the first half to reach the nets of Khorfakkan failed, due to the cohesion of the team's defense, with goalkeeper Zayed Ahmed behind him.

In the first half, Khorfakkan lost the services of his professional Elton Phillipi, who came out injured (40), and the player cried the moment he left the field and sat on the bench, as his colleague Ismail replaced him.

The changes made by the Romanian Sharjah coach Cosmin at the beginning of the second half to strengthen the offensive side were represented by the entry of Guinean Othman Kamara and Khaled Al Dhanhani;

The decisive factor in the superiority of Sharjah in this match.

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