In a thrilling Saturday evening showdown at the Ittihad Kalba Stadium, Al Jazira clinched a decisive 4-0 away win over Ittihad Kalba.
This victory propels Al Jazira forward in the ADNOC Pro League, upping their point tally to six. In contrast, Ittihad Kalba remain at a standstill with a sole point.
The hosts initiated the first half with an aggressive approach, creating multiple goal-scoring opportunities.
However, they were met with a steely defense from Al Jazira, spearheaded by the reliable goalkeeper, Ali Khaseif.
With the clock ticking, Al Jazira pivoted, switching gears, and defender Abdulla Idrees rose to the occasion in the 46th minute.
Assisted by Richard Akonnor, Idrees netted a stunning goal, marking his second against Ittihad Kalba in the ADNOC Pro League.
With a one-goal advantage entering the second half, Al Jazira maintained their offensive momentum.
Neeskens Kebano cemented his side's lead in the 60th minute, benefiting from an assist by striker Ali Mabkhout.
Impressively, Mabkhout has contributed to 10 out of Al Jazira's last 14 goals against Ittihad Kalba, with 6 goals and 4 assists to his name.
This momentum continued, with Abdullah Ramadan adding a third in the 63rd minute, courtesy of an assist by Kebano.
Al Jazira's assertiveness showed no signs of slowing down.
Khalifa Alhammadi capped off the evening with a fourth goal, deftly converting a pass from Richard Akonnor into a goal in the 85th minute.