Al Dhafra seizes “victory” and takes a big step towards “survival”


The double of the Brazilian Guillerme Augusto led his Al Dhafra team to a deserved victory over its host Al Nasr with a score of "2-1", in a match that brought the two teams together today in the 25th and penultimate round of the ADNOC Professional League.

Al Dhafra revived his hopes of staying in the professionals, after seizing three precious points, which kept him in 12th place with 21 points, three points behind Al-Uruba (before the last with 18 points), which tied today with Al-Wasl 1-1, to postpone the decision to stay between them until the last round. Al-Arabiya needs to win, and Al-Dhafra tie is enough to survive. 

Al-Nasr opened the scoring through Tozi in the 26th minute from a superb pass from the captain of the "Brigadier General" Tigali, especially that Al Dhafra responded quickly with a double through Augusto, who scored two consecutive goals in the 34th and 40th minutes.

In the second half, Al Nasr continued its offensive performance and created many chances that missed the final touch, while Al Dhafra played in a defensive style and relied on quick counter-attacks led by Guillermi and Makhet Diop, who was close in the 55th minute of adding the third goal, but his ball hit the post, The two teams continued the same method until the final whistle, which announced the exit of Al Dhafra with a deserved victory.

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