Al Jazira coach Jurgen Streppel insists his players will not hold back against Al Nasr during their opening match of the Mohammed VI Champions Cup.
Abu Dhabi: Al Jazira head coach Jurgen Streppel felt his side could have scored more goals but was happy to have secured a 1-0 win in the first-leg of their Mohammed VI Champions
Dubai: Shabab Al Ahli dropped first points of the season after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Al Jazira in matchweek 3 of the Arabian Gulf League at Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium
Abu Dhabi: Al Jazira head coach Jurgen Streppel believes his side fully deserved their win against Oman’s Al Nasr in the Mohammed VI Champions Cup. A brace from Zayed Al Ameri and a strike from Mourad
Al Jazira had won their opening game of the season against Al Dhafra but were lucky to leave Ittihad Kalba with a point. Whilst Al Nasr’s season had started with a poor result against Ajman and a comprehensive win against Al Orooba.
The four-time World Cup winners came into the match needing a win but were also relying on the result of Japan's game with Spain to progress.
Spain also brought Barcelona's teen left-back Alejandro Balde in for his full international debut, while winger Nico Williams also starts, with Jordi Alba and Ferran Torres dropping out.
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Though New York Stirkers needed 46 runs from the last 18 balls while chasing Delhi Bulls total of 112 for 6, Pollard scored an unbeaten 26 off 7 deliveries with three boundaries and two sixes and Azam Khan remained unbeaten on 37 off 22 balls.