Ajman team achieved a difficult victory over its guest Al Dhafra, 2-1, in the opening of the second round matches in the 14th round of the UAE Football League.
Al-Dhafra advanced early through Spaniard Pedro Conde in the ninth minute, while substitute Hussein Abdul Rahman scored a draw in the 50th minute, while his Malian colleague Madibo Maiga favored his team with the second goal in the 68th minute.
With this result, Ajman raised their score to the ninth point, after scoring 6 consecutive points in the last two matches, and before that, he got only 3 points in 12 games, while Al Dhafra’s balance stopped at 16 points.
In the second match, Al-Wehda scored a 4-1 victory over its host Hatta, which was held on Friday.
Al-Wehda raised its score to 22 points, in sixth place, while Hatta remained at the bottom of the league standings, by occupying the fourteenth (last) place with two points.
Al-Wahda opened the scoring in the 12th minute of a quick counterattack, which South Korean Lee Myung ended in the net with a powerful shot, and Omar Khribin, in his first appearance with Al-Wehda, strengthened his team’s lead with a second goal with a header in the 24th minute, taking advantage of a corner kick by Ismail Matar.
The newcomer from Al-Rams club, Habib Youssef, reduced the difference by scoring a goal for Hatta in the 31st minute, with a perfect header from a corner kick, and Tim Matavz lifted the lead again with a third goal for the unit in the fourth minute of stoppage time, with a smart shot.
The referee calculated a penalty kick in favor of Khribin, after blocking him inside the penalty area, and he shot it himself in the 69th minute, scoring a fourth goal for the unit, to end the match morally against Hatta.
In another match, Omar Traore led his team, Al-Jazira, to a deserved victory over Al-Nasr, 3-0, in the matches of the same round.
Al-Jazira advanced through Omar Traore in the 13th minute, before Ali Mabkhout added the second goal from a penalty kick in the 56th minute.
Al-Jazira raised its score to 30 points, two points behind leaders Sharjah, who will face the Fujairah team tomorrow, Saturday, while Al-Nasr stuck to 24 points in fourth place.