Lekhwiya restore form, crush Al Arabi in QSL
DOHA: Lekhwiya registered their first win of the Qatar Stars League by routing Al Arabi 4-1 in the third round at the Al Arabi Stadium on Saturday.
Young Adel Ahmed netted a hat-trick (18th, 21st and 57th) while Youssef Msakni made it 4-0. Boualem Khokhi converted from the spot to give Arabi some consolation. Meanwhile, Al Sailiya held former champions Al Gharafa 1-1.
Diba Ilunga put Sailiya ahead in the 44th minute while Said Al Haj equalised in the 70th. Lowly teams Al Ahli and Muaither SC too played out a 1-1 draw.
Meanwhile, Alain Perrin became the season’s first casualty when Umm Salal fired the Frenchman on Saturday.