Zayed Al Ameri and Omar Abdulrahman (right) celebrate their victory over Oman’s Al Nasr in the Mohammed VI Champions Cup match.
Abu Dhabi: Despite the absence of three key players, Al Jazira coach Jurgen Streppel said his side will adopt an attacking approach when they face Oman’s Al Nasr in their opening
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
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.
Pakistan made a light work of the modest total to break their losing jinx against India after 12 failed attempts in the showpiece events. Prior to this match, India had defeated Pakistan in all 12 World Cup matches .
For the first time in Premier League history, United trailed 4-0 at half-time and have now suffered a run of taking just one point from a possible 12 in the league.
Shaheen Afridi struck the first blow with an express delivery that swung in to trap Rohit Sharma lbw for a first ball duck and the bowler celebrated with his trademark open-arm gesture.