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01.11.2014 10:56 in :

DOHA: Brazilian striker Paulinho netted a hat-trick (17th, 84th and 85th minute) as Al Arabi came from behind to hold champions Lekhwiya.

Nam Tae-Hee (31st and 81st) netted a brace for the cops after Chico Flores put them ahead in the 15th.

The result saw Lekhwiya, 23 points, drift three apart leaders Al Sadd.

Al Gharafa defeated promoted side Al Shamal 3-2 to stay third in the standings with 20 points.

Mark Bresciano (10th), Mustafa Abdi (36th) and Moayad Hassan (79th) found the target for the winners while Hamad Farag (83rd) and Cho Yong-Hyung (88th) twice pulled back for the losers.

El Jaish defeated 10-man Al Shahaniya 4-0, with one apiece from Romarinho (11th), Mohammed Muntari (32nd) and a brace from Lee Keun-Ho (72nd and 75th).

Elsewhere, Egyptian defender Ahmed Fathy scored the all-important goal in the 66th as Umm Salal defeated Al Ahli.