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Al Nasr snatch late win over Khorfakkan

Second-half goals handed Al Nasr a 2-1 win over Khorfakkan at Al Maktoum Stadium in matchweek 15 of the Arabian Gulf League held under the slogan "Human Fraternity" in celebration of the Human Fraternity Festival.


Both sides created few real goalscoring chances in the early phases of the game, as the first half ended goalless.


It wasn't until the 72nd minute when Al Nasr Portuguese midfielder Toze scored the opening goal after a powerful shot outside the box.


Khorfakkan refused to give up and netted a late equalizer through Raphael Guimaraes who fired a powerful freekick from outside the box in the 86th minute.


As the game seemed to be headed for a draw, Algerian midfielder Mehdi Abeid netted the winning goal in the 93rd minute to secure three valuable points for his team.


After a string of poor results, the Blues, bounced back and raised their tally to 27 points, two behind third-placed Bani Yas who defeated Fujairah 2-1 at home. Meanwhile, Khorfakkan remained in the eleventh place with 15 points.

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