face the gharafa Markhiya in a match that saw the survival of six Algerian players, four from Al-Gharafa and two from Markhiya.
The meeting was vital between the two teams, and Markhiya managed to open the scoring through Moroccan midfielder Ftouhi, with the help of former U-23 international Yogertha Hamroun, who took advantage of a weak ball by Algerian international Mehdi Tahrat to make a pass back. Touhi, whose beautiful shot beat goalkeeper Kasir Burhan, scored in the first half, 1-0.
In the second half, Al-Gharafa entered with greater desire and managed to get some dangerous opportunities and in the 56th minute of the game, Yassine Brahimi managed to return his team to the match, and the Algerian playmaker dribbled two players before making a pass. For Belvodel, the latter found Brahimi who dribbled a new player before attacking the goalkeeper with a nice flick to score his team’s first goal during this match.
Yassine Brahimi’s lavish goal today:
A few minutes later, Al-Gharafa got a penalty after a mistake by Algerian international defender Azzi in the penalty area, Ishak Belfodil decided to shoot and managed to remove the goalkeeper with the wrong foot and scored his third goal of the season.
The final score 2-1 for Al Gharafa which was a great start to the season.
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