Action from the Qatar Stars League (QSL) match between Al Rayyan and
Kharaitiyat at Al Rayyan Stadium in Doha yesterday. Al Rayyan won 2-1.
Doha: Al Sadd defeated Al Gharafa 3-1 in the Qatar Stars League match at Al Rayyan Stadium here yesterday.
Nadir Belhadj opened the scoring for the defending champions in the 12th minute, while new recruit Rodrigo Tabata added the second one nine minutes later.
Al Gharafa bounced back and managed to pull one back in the 42nd minute through Lisandro.
In the second half, Al Sadd put the issue beyond doubt with Raul Gonzales scoring the third goal, six minutes on resumption.
With yesterday’s win, Al Sadd took their points tally to 31 points from 19 matches and are in the fifth spot behind leaders Lekhwiya, Eljaish, Al Sailiya and Al Ahli.
In the other matches yesterday, Al Rayyan won 1-0 against Al Kharaitiyat, while Qatar SC and Al Ahli were locked in an 1-1 draw. THE PENINSULA