Al-Bataeh players waited 5 full minutes after the end of their match against Al-Ain today in the final 26th round of the ADNOC Professional League, as they gathered around their phones to follow the remainder of their rival Dibba’s match against Al-Dhafra, and their joy was great after Dibba stumbled in a 1-1 draw, to ensure Al-Bataeh remained officially. , despite losing with a big score of 5-2. Al Ain cut the match’s goals early, specifically in the second minute, by Ukrainian international Yarmolenko, with a powerful shot from inside the penalty area.
Al-Zaeem continued his pressure, which helped him score the third in the 45 + 1 minute through Laba Kodjo, who thus secured the title of top scorer in the league with 28 goals, to surpass Al-Jazira star Ali Mabkhout, by a goal difference. Al-Bataeh’s performance improved slightly with the start of the second half, and he managed to reduce the difference by Brazilian Lourenco Du in the 53rd minute from a penalty kick, but the owners of the land came back again and scored the fourth through Yarmolenko in the 60th minute. The guests woke up again and scored the second goal through Cameroonian Anatole Bertrand in the 69th minute, but Al Ain returned and widened the gap with the fifth goal through Brazilian Santos in the 79th minute.