Players of Sharjah and Al Wahda in action during their Arabian Gulf League match. Supplied picture
Milos Kosanovic’s late goal secured an important point for Al Jazira, as they played out a 1-1 draw with Shabab Al Ahli at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium in matchweek 19 of the Arabian Gulf League. No real goal scoring chances were created in the
Leaders Sharjah will look to carry on the winning momentum when they take on Al Wahda in their 15th round match of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) on Thursday. Three matches will be played on the first day of matchweek 15, with Bani Yas meeting Fujairah
Al Wahda and Hatta will set the ball rolling before Sharjah begin their title defence against Fujairah in a late match as the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) gets under way on Friday. Due to pandemic, AGL season was suspended with seven rounds to go.
Sheikh Hamdan also sent congratulatory message to the Morocco: “Congratulations to the Atlas Lions... Congratulations to Morocco. You made all Arabs happy with this result. Your victory is deserved and your performance is heroic.”
The Croatians were held to a goalless draw in their group opener against Morocco so Dalic freshened up his attack by bringing in Hajduk Split forward Livaja to operate on the right flank.
Substitute Sabiri was the hero thanks to a 73rd-minute free-kick which Thibaut Courtois allowed to bounce in at his near post, before Aboukhlal grabbed a second in stoppage time.