Saturday, 22nd January, 2022
16:30 kick-off at Al Arabi Stadium
Al Duhail face Al Wakrah in Week 16 of the 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 16:30 at the Al Arabi Stadium on Saturday, 22nd January, 2022.
Al Duhail, under Portuguese Luis Castro, are second in the table from 15 matches with 33 points, one less than holders Al Sadd who have played three games less, as their games against Al Wakrah, Qatar SC and Al Rayyan (Qatar Clasico) were postponed.
The Red Knights, who have registered 10 victories, three draws and two defeats, have a goal difference of +22 (39 goals for and 17 against).
Al Duhail had suffered a blow to their title hopes when they were held 1-1 by basement side Al Sailiya in the last round.
Al Wakrah, meanwhile, made it big in Week 15 with their 3-1 win over Al Ahli. That saw them jump from fifth to third place in the standings with 25 points (seven wins, four draws and three defeats) from 14 matches.
The Blue Wave, under Spaniard Marquez Lopez, have a goal difference of +5 (20 goals for and 15 against).
Al Wakrah have a game in hand as their Week 11 fixture against champions Al Sadd was postponed.
Al Duhail mainly rely on Almoez Ali, league top scorer Michael Olunga, Nam Tae-Hee and Mohammed Alaaeldin, while Al Wakrah have the likes of Mohamed Benyettou, Jacinto Dala, Murad Naji and Hazem Shehata.
Al Wakrah had beaten Al Duhail 4-1 in the first leg.