Monday, 26th October, 2020
17:30 kick-off at Al Ahli Stadium
Al Sailiya face Al Gharafa in Week 5 of the 2020-21 season QNB Stars League. The kick-off is at 17:30 at the Al Ahli Stadium on Monday, 26th October, 2020.
Al Sailiya are placed eighth with four points. They could not build on their 2-0 win over Al Kharaitiyat in Week 3 as they crashed to defeat against Al Ahli by the same margin last week.
Sami Trabelsi-coached Al Sailiya held last season’s runners-up Al Rayyan to a creditable 1-1 draw in Week 1, but The Peregrines crashed to a 1-5 loss to Al Sadd in Week 2.
Al Gharafa are third with nine points. They have three wins to their credit (2-0 against Qatar SC, 2-1 against Al Arabi and 2-0 against Al Kharaitiyat last week). The Cheetahs had lost 1-3 to Al Rayyan in Week 2.
Al Gharafa, coached by Serb Slavisa Jokanovic, had finished a creditable fourth in the 2019-20 season.
Al Gharafa’s mainstays are Qasim Burhan, Almahdi Ali, Koo Ja-Cheol, Ahmed Alaaeldin, Hector Moreno, Homam Elamin, Jonathan Kodjia and Sofiane Hanni, while those of Al Sailiya are Majdi Siddiq, Tiago Bezerra, Mohanad Ali and Ahmed Hammoudan.