The 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League’s Week 14 fixtures saw a total of 17 goals being scored across five matches, played on Wednesday and Thursday, 12th and 13th January, 2022.
The Al Sadd vs Al Rayyan Qatar Clasico was postponed due to coronavirus infection for a number of Al Sadd players. The match date will be decided later.
Of the five games, one ended in a draw. Red card was given to only one player – Al Ahli’s Abdulaziz Hazaa during their match against Umm Salal.
Al Ahli bt Umm Salal 2-1
Qatar SC drew Al Shamal 1-1
Al Sailiya lost to Al Arabi 0-1
Al Gharafa lost to Al Duhail 2-4
Al Wakrah bt Al Khor 4-1
As far as positions are concerned, Al Duhail topped the table with 32 points, followed by Al Sadd in second place with 31 points and three postponed matches, Al Gharafa and Al Arabi (both on 23 points) in third and fourth spot respectively, Al Wakrah fifth with 22 points with a postponed game against Al Sadd, Umm Salal sixth with 19 points, Al Ahli seventh with 16 points, Al Rayyan eighth with 15 points with a postponed match against Al Sadd, Qatar SC ninth with 13 points and a postponed match against Al Sadd, Al Shamal 10th with 13 points, Al Khor 11th with nine points and Al Sailiya 12th with five points.
Al Duhail benefited much from this round as they rose to the top of the standings with 32 points, one more than champions Al Sadd even though the latter have three games in hand – against Al Wakrah, Qatar SC and Al Rayyan.
Al Duhail defeated Al Gharafa by a 4-2 margin.
Edmilson Junior, Michael Olunga, Almoez Ali and Rabah Yahya scored the goals for Al Duhail.
Gabriel Perez and Ahmed Al Janehi were Al Gharafa’s scorers.
Al Arabi got back to winning ways by defeating Al Sailiya 1-0, with Abdulqadir Ilyas netting the all-important goal.
Umm Salal suffered their first defeat after a string of unbeaten results under the tutelage of former Qatar international midfielder Wesam Rizik as they lost 1-2 to Al Ahli.
Soufiane Bouftini and Yazan Al Naimat scored the goals for Al Ahli, while substitute Abdulrahman Al Rashidi pulled one back for Umm Salal.
Qatar SC and Al Shamal played out a 1-1 draw.
Al Shamal scored early through Nasser Al Nasr and Sebastian Soria scored the equaliser for Qatar SC.
Al Wakrah put it across Al Khor 4-1.
Jacinto Dala (double), Mohamed Benyettou and Hazem Shehata found the target for Al Wakrah, while Ahmed Saeed Al Mohannadi scored Al Khor’s goal.
Meanwhile, Al Duhail’s Kenyan striker Olunga led the scorers’ chart with 16 goals.