DOHA: Youssef Kaddioui Idrissi struck a double (35 and 57) after an own goal by Abdullah Maarfee (10) to power Al Kharaitiyat to an impressive 3-1 win over Al Arabi in their Qatar Stars League (QSL) clash yesterday.
For Al Arabi, the only goal of the match was scored by Karim Ziani (83’ penalty).
In another match, Victor Simoes (67) scored the only goal of the match as Umm Salal edged past Al Sailiyah 1-0.
In the third match of the day, Al Gharafa hammered Muaither 3-0.
For Al Gharafa, the goals were scored by Nene (19 penalty), Lisandro Lopez (60) and Moayad Fodhayli (83).
After yesterday’s matches, former champions Lekhwiya lead the points table with a tally of 44 after 21 matches.
Eljaish are in second spot with 39 points whereas defending champions Al Sadd are in third place with 37 points.
Al Sailiyah lost ground with yesterday’s loss against Umm Salal to finish round 21 with a tally of 33 points. Al Ahli are in fifth spot with 32 points.