Bani Yas snatched a 2-1 win over Shabab Al Ahli to end the Dubai-based side's six-game winning streak on Sunday at Rashid Stadium.
It took just seven minutes for the drama to start unfolding when Cartabia sent an inch-perfect corner into the six-yard box, where Walid Abbas Murad met with a powerful header into the back of the net.
Bani Yas refused to give up as they kept searching for the equalizer, and they got what they wanted in the 24th minute when Gastón Suarez stepped up and fired an unstoppable free-kick into the far corner of the net.
Two minutes later, the visitors managed to take the lead when Suhail Ahmed Alnoobi picked up the ball inside the box and fired a stunning strike into the back of the net.
The victory guided Bani Yas to jump to the 9th spot with 15 points, while Shabab Al Ahli sat second with 25 points.