Week 6 Recap

The second half of the season kicked off on Sunday and every team looked like they had played that gained a few pounds over the break. However, we had two big winners that shook up the standings. Here are the results:  

Hejaz FC     6   |   3     Jerusalem FC

Jerusalem took an early 1-0 lead in the first minute but a 6 man Hejaz squad dominated the match without any subs. Junaid Akram tied up the match 10 mins in and then his brother Fawad dazzled his way to a hatrick include a fifa-like chip goal. Despite being short benched, Hejaz dominated possession and their offense always found odd-man rushes. With the victory, Hejaz moves within striking distance of the playoffs and first place while Jerusalem fall down to 3rd place with a terrible goal differential. 

Man of the Match - Fawad Akram

Andalusia FC     3   |   3     Sham FC

Sham jumped out front 1-0 on a fine goal by Mohammad Mahmood but Andalusia would find the equalizer 20 mins in by Farhan Karamat. Right before the half, Farhan would find his second just before the half to give Andalusia the lead. Mohammad Mahmood would strike early in the second half to tie up the match and then added his third minutes after to give Sham the lead. However, Imad Siraj would find his maiden goal of the season two minutes after Sham took the lead. Both teams fought hard for the points and settled for the draw. 
Man of the Match - Mohammad Mahmood

Samarra FC     4   |   3     Anatolia FC

In the late match, Samarra and Anatolia were both fighting for top spot in the league. Samarra would jump out to an early lead on a Khizer Shahzad blast that ripped through the netting. Zain Khilji replied for Anatolia by beating two defenders on his own to level the score. Zain would score minutes after Nehad Shihab laid a beautiful through ball to give Anatolia the lead. Khizer replied right back with his second and his third just as the first half ended. Anatolia would tie it up early in the second with Zain setting up Nehad this time. With six minuts left to go in the match, Dansh Khan set up Arshad Chawdhry infront of the net for the winner. Anatolia had their chances late but couldn't get a shot on net. With the victory, Samarra move up to the top of the table. 

Man of the Match - Arshad Chawdhry