Al Wahda managed to stop the Baniyas Series with a 4-1 win at Al Nahyan Stadium for the 17th round of the Arabian Gulf League
Al-Samawi entered the meeting with a variety of absences due to suspension and injury and included Fahad Al-Dhahnani, Yousef Jaber, Khalid Al Hashimi, Hassan Al Mahrami, Ahmed Dada, Michael Ortega, Ahmed Al Shamsi, Haboush, Salem Al Hammadi, Suhail Al Nubi and Pedro Conde.
Al Wahda was first introduced by Sebastian Tagliabue in the 26th minute after going one-on-one with the keeper and lobbing the ball past him. Before the end of the first half, the captain of Baniyas Yousef Jaber was able to score the equalizer through a beautiful free-kick over the wall and past Al Wahda keeper Mohamed Alshamsi.
In the second half the attacks went into Baniyas side, where Sebastian Tagliabue scored his second goal for himself and to his team in the 50th minute and a few minutes later Leonardo managed to score the third goal in the 52nd minute, which frustrated many of the morale of the visiting team, who then received the fourth goal by Leonardo In the 62nd minute, Al Wahda was able to grab an important victory that made it equal with same 27 points with Baniyas.