Ajman overturns a two-goal deficit into an exciting draw with Khorfakkan
Ajman denied its host Khorfakkan today from victory, after turning a two-goal deficit to zero into a thrilling 2-2 draw. With this draw in the 19th round of the ADNOC Professional League, Ajman managed to raise its score to 33 points, and Khorfakkan reached the 21st point. The match appeared at a medium level technically, and Ajman goalkeeper Ali Al Hosani succeeded in saving three dangerous balls shot by Khorfakkan player Dudu and his compatriot Felipe.
Khorfakkan opened the scoring through Fabio Goncalves, who completed a cross from Felipe in the 40th minute. Khorfakkan then succeeded in scoring the second goal after a counter-attack led by Felipe from the center of the field, and turned it into Dudu, who succeeded in shooting the ball to the far corner (45 + 3).
In the second half, Ajman threw all its weight and made many attacks, most of which collided with the defensive bloc of Khorfakkan, until he was able to score his first goal in the 71st minute through Abdullah Saleh with a header after a pass from Firas Belarabi. Ajman then managed to score the equalizer in the 84th minute through Walid Azaro, and again with a strong header in the Khorfakkan net, taking advantage of a ball from Mohamed Hilal. The final minutes saw goals missed by both sides.