Fabio De Lima grabbed a brace as ten-man Al Wasl claimed a 3-1 win over Bani Yas in matchweek 10 of the ADNOC Pro League on Saturday.
Al Wasl took the lead after just ten minutes when Tomas Chancalay met Salem Al Azizi's low cross with a clinical finish from the six-yard box.
Bani Yas produced the perfect response with an equalizer three minutes later. Picked out by Suhail Ahmed Alnoobi's pass, Rafael Bataglia got behind the flat-footed Al Wasl's defense and cut inside the penalty box; before drilling the ball into the back of the net.
Fabio De Lima put the visitors ahead in the stoppage time of the first half when he picked up the ball inside the box before hammering a strike into the back of the net.
Eleven minutes after the hour-mark, De Lima scored his second goal when he towered above Bani Yas' defense to head in Ali Saleh's cross.
The victory means Al Wasl jump to the third spot with 21 points, while Bani Yas remain 9th with 11 points.