Al-Gharafa is in spite of a goal by Wesley Sneijder against one defeat away in the Asian Champions League. The team from Qatar was Monday night in the United Arab Emirates with a 3-2 collapse against the Al-Jazira coach Henk ten Cate.
Sneijder is certain about twenty minutes before time, the finishing position in the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The 33-year-old midfielder took advantage of the rebound of a shot at the pole. Shortly before he got himself the post with a free kick.
Sneijder was his second goal in the Asian Champions League. Previously used the leader of Al-Gharafa in the group stage, a penalty against Pakhtakor from Uzbekistan.
Overall, Season four goal for Al-Gharafa, where he since last month is released. In the Qatar Stars League, he was also twice accurate.
Romarinho was one of the goalscorers for Al-Jazira. The Brazilian had an important share in the surprising fourth place of the formation of Ten Cate at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS for club teams.
The highlight of the match came in the name of Ahmed Al Attas. He brought Al-Jazira in the second half at 3-1 by the ball on a thirty meters over the keeper from Al-Gharafa to shoot.
It was the first team contest for both Al-Gharafa as Al-Jazira in the Asian Champions League. The team of Ten Cate will share the position with Al Ahli from Saudi Arabia, which in the other duel with 0-1 won at Tractor Sazi from Iran.