AFC Champions League semifinalists Umm Salal conceded a late goal and drew 2-2 with Al Arabi. Earlier, they had come back strongly from a goal down to take a 2-1 lead. Al Arabi went ahead through Everaldo Pereira but Umm Salal hit back play bazaar through Davi Jose and Gabri Garcia. Argentinian Leonardo Pisulichi equalised for Al Arabi.

Qatar international Sebastian Soria scored twice to help Qatar SC win 3-2 against lowly Al Kharaitiyat. Soria put his side ahead in the 10th but Al Kharaitiyat equalised soon through Yahia Kiepi. He scored again three minutes later, against the run of play, to put his team 2-1 ahead. Soria, who displayed erratic form, equalised for his side in the 55th. Brazilian Marcio Oliveira ended the game in Qatar SC’s favour with a solid strike in the 81st.

RESULTS

Al Sadd 1 Al Rayyan 0

Al Arabi 2 Umm Salal 2

Lakhwiya 4 Al Sailiya 0

Qatar SC 3 Al Kharaitiyat 2

Al Wakra 0 Al Khor 0

Saturday 18 September

Shonan Bellmare 1 Kawasaki Frontale 6

Urawa Reds 1 Shimizu S-Pulse 1

Gamba Osaka 3 Cerezo Osaka 2

Nagoya Grampus 1 Yokohama F Marinos 1

Jubilo Iwata 2 FC Tokyo 1

Sanfrecce Hiroshima 1 Vissel Kobe 1

Kashima Antlers 3 Omiya Ardija 0

The highest attendance was 38,909 at Urawa.

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