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Now Muharraq sails after Kuwait in the Western Region final
Now Muharraq sails after Kuwait in the Western Region final

Now Muharraq sails after Kuwait in the Western Region final

Bahrain's Al-Muharraq club is playing the AFC Cup final for the third time, after beating Kuwait 2-0 in the 2021 AFC Cup final, on Wednesday, to reach the final of the tournament on November 5.

The first 15 minutes of play saw both teams vying for possession, trying to find some rhythm with two chances in Muharraq Road.

Thanks to Flavio Carioca, who missed a narrow-angle shot in the first minute that was missed and later missed his header from close range. .

The Bahraini side opened the scoring in the 20th minute, when Mahmoud Al-Mardi, Al-Saifi, curled a superb free kick from a distance on the left, which bounced deceptively in front of goalkeeper Hamid Al-Qallaf on its way to the net. .

Then Nasser Al-Salman, player of Kuwait Club, put the ball in the net for his team after a little half an hour, but the goal did not stop with the striker, who made a mistake on his way to score,
And the Mahdi Brahma got a goal. shooting at the target not long after; Drive low from the edge of the area comfortably held by the guard.

Ultimately, Carioca scored a second for Muharraq on the night just before the break, after Mohamed Al-Banna's cross from the wing led to a stampede inside the six-yard area that ended with the Brazilian's shot that veered off Abdulmohsin Al-Turkmani's foot. Al-Qallaf entered the net to double the score.

Substitute Ahmed Al-Zanki missed in the first half a great opportunity after an hour, when he tried to hit the ball from a distance into the net after a corner kick, but his shot crossed the far post to take a goal kick.

Carioca almost got his second goal of the night, and the third for his team when he tapped a through ball and hit a low shot that smashed the goalkeeper, but he was slow enough for Fahad Al-Hajri to come back and stop her from counting. .