The Boss Finishes First Round of the ADNOC Pro League on Top with 7 Points Gap


Al Ain Team lost their first match of the ADNOC Pro League by 0-2. The matchweek 13, last match of the first round of the league was held at Al Sharjah Stadium on Saturday 8th January 2022.

The home team took the lead in the first half by 2-0. The two goals were scored by Caio Lucas “11” and Luan Pereira.

By this result, Al Ain still at the top of the standing table with 30 points, while Sharjah raised their tally to 23 points and closing the gap on the leaders to seven points.

Al Ain: Zero
Goals: None.

Starting Lineup: Khaled Eisa, Saeed Jumaa, Mohammed Shaker, Rafael Pereira, Eric Jurgenice, Ali Al Blooshi, Nasser Al Shukaili, Caio Canedo, Bandar Al Ahbabi, Christian Guanca and Laba Kodjo.

Substitutions: Danilo Arboleda replaced Mohammed Ali Shaker “62” – Jonatas de Santos replaced Saeed Jumaa “62” – Yahiya Nader replaced Ali Al Blooshi “62”.

Yellow Cards: Nasser Al Shukaili (56) – Jonatas de Santos (72) – Laba Kodjo (87).

Red Cards: None.

Shots: 9
Shots on goal: 2
Shots within the Box: 5
Shots out of the Box: 4
Corners: 2
Offside: 2
Ball Possession: 65%

Sharjah: 2
Goals: Caio Lucas “11” – Luan Pereira “18”.

Starting lineup: Adel Al Hosani, Caio Lucas, Saif Rashid, Salem Sultan, Abdullah Ghanem, Khaled Al Dhanhani, Bernard Duarte, Marcos Vinicius, Majed Rashid, Luan Pereira and Otapek Shukurov.

Substitutions: Mohamed Abdel Baset replaced Saif Rashid “70” – Khaled Ba Wazir replaced Luan Pereira “84” Gustavus Alex replaced Caio Bocas “90” – Majid Sorour replaced Bernard Duarte “90.”

Yellow Cards: Luan Pereira, 32, Marcos Vinicius, 43, Bernard Duarte, 61, Abdelbaset Mohamed, 82, and Otabek Shukrov, 82.

Red Cards: None.

Shots: 9
Shot on goal: 2
Shots within the Box: 4
Shots out of the Box: 5
Corners: 4
Offside: 2
Ball Possession: 35%

Match Officials
The match was run by Ahmed Salem Khalfan, “Match Referee”. He was assisted by Mohammed Ahmed Youssef, “First Assistant Referee”, Ahmed Al Rashidi, “Second Assistant Referee”, Amer Al Duba’i, “Fourth Official”, Mohammad Obaid Khadem, “Video Referee”, Qais El Kedeem “Assistant Video Referee”, Mohammad Abdul Karim, “Referrers Assessor,” and Mansour Al Harbi “Match Commissioner”.