Al-Bataeh team lost to Ajman (2/1), during the match that took place between them, at Rashid bin Saeed Stadium in Ajman, in the quarter-finals of the President’s Cup, to bid farewell to the competition, Al-Bataeh.
The match was exciting and strong on the part of the two teams, especially Al-Bataeh, who seemed to be the best organizational and tactical, and led a number of attacks on Ajman’s goal, but it missed the final touch that put it into the net.
Ajman surprised Al-Bataeh with the first goal in the (32nd) minute through Ali Madan, taking advantage of the mistake of goalkeeper Zayed Al-Hammadi, who tried to deflect the ball that reached him from Mohammed Khalfan.
Ajman was able to add the second goal through Firas Belarabi in the minute (46), to end the first half with the superiority of the landowners.
Al-Bataeh’s performance improved in the second half, and he extended his control over the stadium, thanks to the positive movements of Cameroonian player Anatole and Lawrence. Defender Artur Georgy was able to reduce the difference in the minute (64) with a powerful shot from outside the penalty area, with which the attempts of Ajman goalkeeper Adel Al-Hosani failed.
Al-Bataeh almost scored the equalizing goal through Anatole, but Adel Al-Hosani saved Ajman from a powerful header by the Cameroonian player, as he pushed it away with difficulty, so that the match ended with Ajman winning 2-0.