Al Jazira 2:4 Al Wasl. ADNOC Pro League. Match Report Nov. 25, 2023

Al Wasl maintained their unbeaten start to the ADNOC Pro League after defeating Al Jazira 4-2 in matchweek eight on Saturday at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium.

The victory means that Al Wasl tops the table with 20 points, while Al Jazira sits 8th with 11 points.

Adama Diallo found the breakthrough and broke the deadlock when he towered above Al Jazira's defense to head in Nicolas Gimenez's cross in the 23rd minute.

Nicolas Gimenez has been involved in 8 goals with Al Wasl during the ongoing season, scoring two goals and providing six assists.

Six minutes later, Zayed Sultan ran onto a superb pass from Al Alejandro Pozuelo to break the offside trap before drilling the ball into the back of the net to restore the parity. It is the first goal for Sultan in his 53rd game.

Al Alejandro Pozuelo has been involved in 7 goals with Al Jazira during the ongoing season, scoring three goals and providing four assists.

Five minutes after the break, Fabio De Lima fired a sublime strike from the edge of the penalty area into the far corner of the net to net one of the best goals in the ongoing season so far. De Lima has scored six out of Al Wasl's latest twelve goals against Al Jazira.

Abdelrahman Saleh's effort at the hour mark took a slight deflection that wrong-footed goalkeeper Ali Khaseif as he netted his first goal in the ADNOC Pro League in his 68th cap.

Substitute Caio Canedo added the fourth goal after firing a strike from a tight angle into the back of the net. This is Caio Canedo's 90th goal in the ADNOC Pro League.

A diving header from Oumar Traore reduced the deficit for the Pride of Abu Dhabi in the 79th minute.

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