Al Rayyan on Saturday defeated Al Ahli 2-0 in Round 7 (Group A) of the 2021-2022 season Ooredoo Cup match at Al Khor Stadium.
With the win on Saturday, Al Rayyan now have a tally of 6 points while Al Ahli remained pegged at 6 points.
Yohan Boli (13th minute) and Yacine Ibrahimi (46th minute) scored for Al Rayyan in the Round 7 clash.
Al Rayyan started the match on an aggressive note and managed to get the goal breakthrough in the 13th minute through Ivory Coast international Boli after he received a cross inside the penalty area. Boli, without wasting time and space, opted to shoot into the far corner to the left of Al Ahli goalkeeper Yazan Naim.
Al Ahli responded with their own series of attacks but Al Rayyan exhibited better control at the backline. Early in the second half, Ibrahimi managed to add the second goal for his team in the 46th minute.
Facing a 2-0 deficit, Al Ahli players tried to apply pressure on Al Rayyan players. However, Laurent Blanc’s side remained steady at the backline and picked up three points from the match.