Deserved away win for Shabab Alahli

Shabab Alahli defeated the host Ittihad Kalba 3-0 at Ittihad Kalba Stadium on Saturday night in the opening matchweek of the Arabian Gulf League.

Igor Jesus opened for Shabab Al Ahli earlied after 4 minutes from kickoff, Abdulaziz Haikal crossed the ball to Igor Jesus, who finished it into the back of the net to give Shabab Alahli the lead.

Kalba defender Sultan Al Zaabi was sent off after collecting his second yellow card in the 22nd minute, leaving his team with only 10 players in the field.

In the 24th minute, Carlos Eduardo scored the second goal, and Waleed Hussain made it 3-0 in the 75th minut.

Shabab Alahli starting lineup: Majed Nassser, Mohamed Marzouq, Walid Abbas, Yousuf Jaber, Abdelaziz Haikal, Azizon Janiev, Walid Hussein, Eduardo, Cartabia, Heldon Ramos, Igor Jesus.

Shabab Alahli Head coach Gerard Zaragosa made five substitutions: Igor Jesus, Heldon Ramos, Caratabia, Walid Hussein and Walid Abbas were replaced by Ahmed Alhashimi, Leandro, Mohamed Jumaa, Majed Hassan and Mohamed Jaber.