Doha, 22 Februray 2021 - Round 17 of the QNB Stars League gets underway tonight with three exciting matchups as Al Gharafa take on Al Duhail, Al Sadd take on Al Arabi and Al kharaityat face Al Rayyan.
Al Gharafa, currently on 27 points with six games remaining, look to solidify their top 4 finish as they take on Al Duhail at 4:45pm. Meanwhile, Al Duhail look to continue their recent good form as they remain 2nd in the league with 31 points.
Later in the day at 7:15pm, Al Sadd face Al Arabi in one of the biggest rivalries in Qatari football. Al Sadd are just 2 wins away from clinching this year's QNB Stars League title, and remain undefeated this season with 14 wins and 2 draws. On the other hand, Al Arabi re-emerged this season, staying undefeated in their last 8 matches, looking to spoil their rival's early celebrations
Finally, also at 7:15pm. Al Kharaitiyat face Al Rayyan. Al Kharaitiyat are almost granted to be relegated, and would need to pull off a major upset to stay in the top flight, while Al Rayyan look to ensure their top 4 finish. Al Rayyan are currently sitting 5th in the league on 25 points, just shy of Al Gharafa and Qatar Sports Club.