Doha: Al Gharafa secured a last-gasp equaliser against Al Duhail in the second round of QSL Cup here on Thursday evening.
Duhail shot into the lead in the 17th-minute at the Qatar SC Stadium thanks to Fahad Al Buyati after he was put through by Yousef El Arabi.
Al Buyati also had a chance to double the lead early in the second half, but he was denied by goalkeeper Qasem Burhan.
Duhail missed another opportunity to increase the lead when Muaith Al Salemi shot wide after beating Burhan.
They paid for their profligacy when Abdulghani equalised after Diogo Amado’s header ricocheted off the bar.
Al Kharaitiyat 2 Al Arabi 0
Majid Salmeen and Valentin Lazar scored as Al Kharaitiyat beat Al Arabi 2-0.
The Qatari midfielder scored the 37th-minute opener when he received the ball far out before advancing and launched a powerful drive past the goalkeeper.
Three minutes later, he then put the Romanian international through for the team’s second goal.
In another match,
Qatar Sports Club and Umm Salal play out a goalless draw.