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Arabian Gulf Cup: Qatar to face Saudi Arabia in semi-final

  • 4 December 2019
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Arabian Gulf Cup: Qatar to face Saudi Arabia in semi-final
The semi-final clash between hosts Qatar and Saudi Arabia will take place tomorrow at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah.
The two teams enter the semi-finals tomorrow in similar circumstances, where both teams lost their first matches in the tournament, as the Qatari team lost to his Iraqi counterpart 2-1, while the Saudi team lost to Kuwait 3-1. 
In the event of a draw tomorrow between the two teams the match will be extended for two prolongations and then penalties, and the fourth substitution option will also be applied in the additional half.
The second semi-final between Iraq and Bahrain will take place at the Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium at Al Duhail.
Qatar national team qualified for the semi-finals after beating the UAE 4-2 in their final Group A match to finish second behind Iraq, who topped the table after a goalless draw with Yemen.
Saudi Arabia qualified for the last-four stage by defeating the defending champions Oman to lead Group B. Bahrain eliminated Kuwait to finish second in their group to make it to the semis.
The winners of tomorrow's match will qualify for the final which will take place a the Khalifa International Stadium on December 8.
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