Umm Salal face Qatar SC in Week 22 (final round) of the 2022-2023 season QNB Stars League at the Al Gharafa Stadium on Monday, May 8, 2023. The kick-off is at 19:00.
The match is of great significance for both teams as Umm Salal seek to escape relegation or having to play Play-Off match and Qatar SC hope to finish in the top-four bracket.
Umm Salal are 11th with 17 points, the same as Al Rayyan by behind on goal difference. Al Shamal are ninth with 18 points and Al Sailiya are last with 16 points.
Qatar SC, meanwhile are placed fifth with 35 points, one point behind fourth-placed Al Wakrah.
Umm Salal have no choice but to win in order to avoid complications.
Umm Salal coach Talal El Karkouri will seek nothing less than a victory especially since they were held 1-1 by Al Shamal in Week 21.He will mainly rely on Jordanian Yassin Al Bakhit, Adel Alawi, Adil Al Rhaili and Brazilian Vinicius.
Qatar SC, coached by Youssef Safri, will try to build on the momentum, having beaten Al Ahli by a 2-0 margin. They boast of Argentinian Javier Pastore, Javi Martinez, Bashar Resan, Sebastian Soria and others.