At a Al Arabi Stadium, Qatar Sports Club rode thriving quantities of fitness to bind a 3-2 feat as Al Sadd unsuccessful to make good of a countless chances that came their way.
Adriano struck a leader in a 58th minute, latching on to a round inside a chastisement area after it had depressed in front of him pleasantness of a misdirected header. The Brazilian took his time, dribbled past a integrate of defenders and indeed got outward a box for space before unleashing a absolute shot that staid into a tip right dilemma of a net.
Twenty mins earlier, Adriano had coolly scored his team’s equalizer from a mark after Al Sadd goalkeeper Mohamed Saqr had brought down Mohamed Saeed. The Al Sadd players contested a referee’s decision, though to no avail.
Al Sadd clearly seemed a improved side notwithstanding star regulars Khalfan Ibrahim and Raul not personification a match. However, they watched from a stands, entertaining their team’s each pierce and celebrating when they scored their dual goals.
It was Qatar Sports Club, however, who drew initial blood after a few initial forays had left to rubbish with Korean Jin ho-Sin scoring from outward a chastisement area. His beautifully taken free-kick in a 15th notation winding in dangerously and kick goalkeeper Mohamed all ends up.
But Al Sadd were not sad as they pushed for a equaliser, and certain adequate it materialised after only 5 mins of a Qatar Sports Club goal.
A counterclaim splitting-pass from 50 yards saw a lissome Yousef Ahmed competition brazen to accommodate a ball, and with nobody to plea him, a brazen slotted home from close.
The Qatar Sports Club counterclaim had frequency recovered from a startle when it fell once again a notation later. A back-heeled pass from Yousef held Qatar Sports Club by warn and Saleh al-Yazeedi punished them with an easy idea to assistance Al Sadd go brazen 2-1 before Adriano found a aim twice and put his group on a trail to victory.
Al Sadd also found a post entrance their approach a integrate of times. A absolute free-kick by Hassan al-Haydous from 45 yards saw Qatar Sports Club goalkeeper Sami al-Hassawi beaten, though most to his team’s service a round strike a crossbar.
Late in a second half, a arbitrate unsuccessful to mark a sport as a shot taken by Al Sadd’s Talal al-Balooshi went out of play after distinguished Douglas Ferreira’s palm as he took shy action. The Al Sadd players argued with a arbitrate for a prolonged time, though though any luck.
Qatar Sports Club, whose final prize was a Heir Apparent Cup won in 2009, were clearly anxious with a result.
“This outcome will certainly boost a spirit of a boys,” pronounced their Brazilian manager Sebastiao Lazaroni. “We were unfortunate for some silverware as we have been carrying a severe time for some years,” a Brazilian added.
Al Sadd manager Hussein Ammota couldn’t censor his disappointment. “We played good and dominated, though fitness was not on the side. Congratulations to Qatar Sports Club. They took all their chances today.”