Al Jazira suffer first league defeat of season


Al Jazira suffer first league defeat of season

Al Jazira have dropped crucial points in the Arabian Gulf League title race following a 3-2 defeat to Al Dhafra on Tuesday.

Brazilian forward Romulo dos Santos scored a hat-trick to help third-from-bottom Al Dhafra knock Al Jazira off the top.

Elsewhere, Bani Yas thrashed 10-man Shabab Al Ahli Dubai 3-0, while Al Nasr beat Al Fujairah 2-0 and Emirates drew 1-1 with Ajman.

Sharjah currently heads the 14-team league table with 28 points from 12 games.