Al Wasl leaves possession to victory and reap points with realism
Al-Wasl inflicted the first loss on its host Al-Nasr in the historic “Burby Derby” by defeating “Al-Ameed” in its stadium and in the midst of its fans, 2-1, in the match that brought the two teams together at Al Maktoum Stadium, today, Saturday, in the fourth round of the ADNOC Professional League, thanks to the That is to the Brazilian professional Gabriel de Sousa, and he broke the knot that followed Al Wasl last season, after he suffered a back and forth loss.
Al-Nasr’s control of the match did not succeed with a possession rate of 70% in most of the match until the end of it, after Al-Wasl carried out two counter-attacks that ended the dream of victory and inflicted the first loss of victory this season.
Al-Nasr dominated the match and had the initiative in the dangerous attack, and Gambian striker Dembo missed the opportunity to score the goal in the 11th minute, although he was steps away from Khaled Al-Sinani’s goal, but he strangely missed it. Sousa, who was alone and played it on top of the goalkeeper, announcing the first goal of Al Wasl in the 20th minute, and then the first half ended with this result, despite the preference for the brigade who reached the goal on more than one occasion, before which Al Wasl goalkeeper Khaled Al-Sanani stood in front of it.
In the second half, Al-Wasl made it difficult for Al-Nasr to score by scoring his second goal in the 47th minute and from a dangerous counter-attack by De Souza, to confirm that he was the star of the first game. Al Wasl penalty kick was executed by Brazilian Gabriel, which was brilliantly saved by Ahmed Chambeh.
The match then witnessed an expulsion of Al-Wasl defender Fares Khalil, forcing Al-Wasl to complete the matches for about 30 minutes with ten players.
Then the Portuguese Al-Nasr player Tozi scored the goal to reduce the difference for Al-Ameed in the 71st minute with a neat free kick in an attempt to score the equalizing goal after that, but to no avail. The match ended with Al-Wasl winning 2-1.
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