Al Gharafa beat Qatar SC 3-2 in Week 16 of the 2021-2022 season QNB Stars League at the Qatar SC Stadium on Sunday.
Homam Al Ameen (48th and 90th minutes) and Cheikh Diabate (68th minute) scored the goals for Al Gharafa, who moved on to 26 points with their eighth victory from 16 matches.
Omar Al Emadi (51st minute) and Anthony Okpotu (64th minute) were the scorers for Qatar SC, who remained on 16 points following their seventh defeat from 15 games.
Qatar SC’s Week 13 match against reigning champions Al Sadd was postponed.
It may be recalled that Qatar SC had beaten Al Gharafa 2-0 in the first leg.
The match witnessed a very beautiful gesture as Qatar SC and the Qatar Players Association paid tribute to Mishaal, son of the late Muammar Abdulrab, who played for Qatar SC as well as the Qatar national team and also served Qatar football for many years.
On to action on the field, after many exchanges, both teams took the half-time break without a goal.
Soon after changing ends, Homam opened the scoring for The Cheetahs with help from Abdullah Al Saei.
Qatar SC responded quickly as Omar netted the equalizer three minutes later.
The Kings added a second through Okpotu’s powerful shot, taking advantage of a defensive error by Seifeldeen Fadlallah.
Seifeldeen made amends as he helped Diabate score to put the teams on level terms.
As the game headed for a tie, Al Gharafa scored again in the last minute of regular time through Homam as a result of a move that also included Gabriel Perez and Diabate to hand the side a valuable victory.