The Future Falcons team suffered an undeserved loss against their opponent, Leganés, with a score of 2-1 in the Group D of Al Abtal Cup.
The match began with a battle between the two teams in the midfield, with a slight advantage for the Future Falcons. As the minutes passed, Leganés started to dominate the game. They came close to scoring the first goal in the 22nd minute after a dangerous header by Leiva, which narrowly missed Mohamed Alkhibari’s goal. The Spanish team continued to threaten the Future Falcons’ goal in the 26th minute after a cross from the left side was struck by the forward Sidney with a header, but the ball missed the target. Spanish attacks continued with the excellent performance of goalkeeper Alkhibari.
In the 36th minute, the Future Falcons responded with a dangerous attack, as Muath Alhabib found himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper Farah, who successfully saved the shot from the Saudi striker. The attempts of both teams to score in the subsequent minutes were unsuccessful, and the first half ended in a goalless draw.
Leganés began the second half with a dangerous attempt led by Guermo, who struck a powerful shot from outside the penalty area, but it narrowly missed the goal. In the 59th minute, the Spanish team managed to open the scoring through Guermo, who capitalized on a low cross from the left side and put the ball into the net with strength.
In the 67th minute, the Future Falcons managed to equalize the score through Hussein Alraqwani, who found himself one-on-one with goalkeeper Farah and skillfully lifted the ball over him. The match witnessed a red card for Future Falcons player Ali Alsharif in its final minutes.
Taking advantage of the numerical advantage, Leganés pressed heavily on their opponent’s defense and secured the winning goal in the seventh minute of stoppage time through Osiero.
With this victory, Leganés tops Group D in Al Abtal Cup, while the Future Falcons remain at one point in the second position, tied with Panathinaikos.