Super Diaky’s Double Save Al Ain At Home.. Al Ain Turns the Table on Al Dhafra and Earns A Narrow Win


Al Ain emerged victorious in 2-1 match against Al Dhafra held at home in matchweek 2 of the Arabian Gulf League. The first half ended by Al Dhafra taking the lead by a 1-0 scored by Ahmad Ali Al Ebrei “18”. The super substitute Diaky was able to level up the result at “80” and at “87” he scored Al Ain’s second and winning goal.

By this result, Al Ain succeeded to snatch the full mark out of the two rounds with a balance of 6 points. Meanwhile, Al Dhafra sits last with zero points following losing their first two matches.

Al Ain: 2

Goals: Ibrahim Diaky “80-87”

Starting Lineup: Khalid Issa- Tsukasa Shiotani- Ismail Ahmed- Saeed Jumaa- Bandar Al Ahbabi- Mohammed Abdul Rahman- Amer Abdul Rahman- Mohammed Khalfan- Hussein El Shahat- Rayan Yaslam- Caio Lucas.

Substitutions: Jamal Marouf replaced Saeed Jumaa “46”- Ibrahim Diaky replaced Mohammed Khalfan “59” – Ahmed Barman replaced Mohammed Abdul Rahman “82”.

Yellow Cards: Mohammed Abdul Rahman “23” – Hussein El Shahat “39” – Saeed Jumaa “44” – Amer Abdul Rahman “49”- Ibrahim Diaky “87”.

Red Cards: None.

Al Dhafra: 1

Goals: Ahmed Ali Al Ebrie “18”.

Starting Lineup: Khaled Al Sinani, Amin Atoshi, Khalid Betti, Suhail Salem, Nicola Melisi, Hamad Al Marzouqi, Ahmed Ali Al Ebrie, Khalid Abdul Rahim Bawazeer, Khaled Al Darmaki, Abdullah Ismail Al Rifai, Sultan Al-Suwaidi.

Substitutions: Suhail Ibrahim Al Harbi replaced Khaled Bawazir “72” – Khalaf Mohammed Al Hosani replaced Sultan Al Suwaidi “84” – Mohammed Ibrahim Al Hammadi replaced Suhail Salem Al Mansouri “89”.

Yellow Cards: Khaled Ali Al Darmaki “20”- Amin Atoshi “27” – Suhail Salem Al Mansouri “85” – Hamad Mohammed Al Marzouki “90”.

Red Cards: None.

The match was managed by Yaqoob Al Hammadi, “Match Referee”, assisted by Masoud Hassan “First Assistant”, Qais Al Khadim, “Second Assistant”, Ahmad Al Naqbi “Fourth Official”, Issa Darwish “Referees Observer” and Salah Al Marzouqi “Match Commissioner”.

The Fans
The match was attended by 2,226 fans.