Qatar close to elimination after defeat to Senegal

Qatar near elimination after defeat to Senegal

Qatar are getting ready to a gaggle stage exit of their house World Cup after Senegal condemned them to a second straight defeat.

The Center Japanese facet battled valiantly however shall be out with a sport to spare if the Netherlands keep away from defeat towards Ecuador afterward Friday (kick-off 16:00 GMT).

However African champions Senegal is working.

Boulaye Dia broke the impasse 4 minutes earlier than half-time, slotting house to punish Boualem Khoukhi’s failed clearance.

Qatar’s hopes have been dashed when former Bristol Metropolis striker Famara Diedhiou appeared to hit again within the second interval simply three minutes after the break.

Watford’s Ismaila Sarr had an early likelihood on his fiftieth cap however hit the side-netting, whereas Idrissa Gueye’s Everton rasping drive narrowly missed.

Qatar felt they need to have been awarded a penalty within the first half when Akram Afif was bundled over within the field by Sarr, however referee Antonio Lahoz solely pointed to a aim kick, a lot to the anger of the house supporters.

Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made very good reflex saves to disclaim Almoez Ali and Ismail Mohamad, however he may do nothing to Mohammed Muntari’s highly effective header.

Qatar appeared for the equaliser, however Bamba Dieng struck to degree the house facet and go away the group backside of the group and not using a level after two video games performed.

Disappointment for hosts

Qatar made historical past by turning into the primary nation from this area to host the World Cup, however is now staring on the undesirable document of turning into solely the second house group to exit the competitors on the group stage, after South Africa in 2010.

They want an ideal service from Ecuador, who beat them within the opening sport, to salvage any hope of remaining within the match.

Felix Sanchez’s males, who did not have a shot heading in the right direction on their World Cup debut, have been backed by a fierce part of supporters behind the aim.

Different women and men wearing conventional apparel crammed the world at first of the weekend, however went house disenchanted as their groups suffered back-to-back losses.

Senegal’s class advised with their beginning XI that includes 10 gamers who function in Europe’s high 5 leagues, except for Watford’s Sarr.

However the story may have been very totally different had the referee pinpointed the spot of Sarr’s problem on Afif, however he angered the locals by not awarding a penalty.

It proved decisive as Khoukhi’s failed clearance allowed Dia to transform the opener, and Diedhiou’s unstoppable header doubled the benefit after 48 minutes.

Nonetheless, Qatar confirmed good combat to combat again through Muntari’s thunderous header, which despatched the partisan crowd into raptures.

However any optimism for an equalizer was killed when Dieng completed off a fast transfer to seal Senegal’s first win within the group.

The Qatari gamers have been applauded by their followers on the closing whistle, however some regretted the deck and knew their prospects of reaching the knockout stage have been all however over.

Participant of the match

NdiayeIliman Ndiaye


  1. Group quantity9Participant titleMuntari

  2. Group quantity17Participant titleIsmael Mohammad

  3. Group quantity22Participant titleMeshaal Barsham

  4. Group quantity2Participant titlePedro Miguel

  5. Group quantity3Participant titleAbdelkarim Hassan

  6. Group quantity11Participant titleAkram Afif

  7. Group quantity14Participant titleHomam Ahmed

  8. Group quantity12Participant titleBoudiaf

  9. Group quantity16Participant titleKhoukhi

  10. Group quantity23Participant titleAssim Madibo

  11. Group quantity10Participant titleHassan Al Haydos

  12. Group quantity19Participant titleAlmoez Ali

  13. Group quantity4Participant titleMohammed Waad

  14. Group quantity6Participant titleAbdulaziz Hatem

  15. Group quantity5Participant titleTarek Salman


  1. Group quantity13Participant titleNdiaye

  2. Group quantity9Participant titleDia

  3. Group quantity5Participant titleGee

  4. Group quantity3Participant titleKoulibaly

  5. Group quantity22Participant titleDiallo

  6. Group quantity6Participant titleMendy

  7. Group quantity19Participant titleDiedhiou

  8. Group quantity18Participant titleSarr

  9. Group quantity14Participant titleJacob’s

  10. Group quantity21Participant titleSabaly

  11. Group quantity15Participant titleFood plan

  12. Group quantity20Participant titleDieng

  13. Group quantity17Participant titleSarr

  14. Group quantity16Participant titleMendy

  15. Group quantity4Participant titleCisse

  16. Group quantity11Participant titleC sharp



Formation 5-3-2

  • 22Barsham
  • 17MohammadBooked at 20 min
  • 2Carvalho Deus CorreiaSubstituted forJadoua Al Bayation 83′minutes
  • 16Khoukhi
  • 3Al Haj Fadlalla
  • 14AhmedBooked in 45 minSubstituted forUghon 83′minutes
  • 12BoudiafSubstituted forMuhammad Abdullahon 69′minutes
  • 10Al HaydosSubstituted forMuntarion 74′minutes
  • 23Al Haj MadiboBooked in 90 minutes
  • 19Abdullah
  • 11Afif


  • 1Al Sheeb
  • 4Jadoua Al Bayati
  • 5Ugh
  • 6Muhammad Abdullah
  • 7Abdelmotaal
  • 8Thaimn Qambar
  • 9Muntari
  • 13Djebril Mohamed
  • 18Mazeed
  • 20Al Hajri
  • 21Ali
  • 24Al-Hadhrami
  • 25Abdulsallam
  • 26Meshaal


Formation 4-4-2

  • 16Mendy
  • 21Sabaly
  • 3Koulibaly
  • 22Diallo
  • 14Jacob’sBooked in 52 minSubstituted forCisseon 77′minutes
  • 18SarrSubstituted forNdiayeon 74′minutes
  • 6MendySubstituted forSarron 78′minutes
  • 5Gee
  • 15Food planSubstituted forC sharpon 64′minutesBooked in 87 min
  • 9DiaBooked in 30 min
  • 19DiedhiouSubstituted forDiengon 74′minutes


  • 1Dieng
  • 2Mendy
  • 4Cisse
  • 7Jackson
  • 10N’Diaye
  • 11C sharp
  • 13Ndiaye
  • 17Sarr
  • 20Dieng
  • 23Gomis
  • 24title
  • 25Loom
  • 26Gee

Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz


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