Al Ahli and Umm Salal played out a 2-2 draw in Round 10 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup at the Al Wakrah Stadium on Tuesday.
Patrick Eze (19th-minute penalty and 37th minute) scored Al Ahli’s both goals. They finished their campaign with seven points.
Umm Salal’s both goals came through Isael Barbosa (47th minute and 90+3).
Umm Salal ended up with eight points.
Both Al Ahli and Umm Salal, along with Al Shamal (eight points) bowed out of the tournament.
Al Wakrah (18 points) and Al Rayyan (12 points) made it to the knockout semifinals from Group A.
Both teams played the match with their main players who were ready and available in addition to a number of youngsters, in order to prepare them ahead of the resumption of QNB Stars League.
Al Ahli began the match aggressively and took the lead as Eze converted from the penalty spot.
Eze then scored his second goal as Al Ahli continued their supremacy.
Umm Salal started the second half strongly and soon managed to reduce the margin through Isael.
Even as Al Ahli tried to defend their lead and closed the space in the middle, Umm Salal managed to score the equalizer in stoppage time, again through Isael.