Ajman draws against Al-Bateah with a goal each in the sixth round of the Adnoc Professional League.
The positive draw of 1-1 was settled in the match between Al-Bataih and the guest Ajman, in the game held this evening at Khaled bin Mohammed Stadium, kicking off the "sixth round" of the Adnoc Professional League. Seko Baba scored the opening goal for the hosts in the 29th minute, and Walid Azaro equalized for the guests just before the end of the first half in the 45th minute.
Al-Bataih raised their points to 8, temporarily advancing to the sixth position, compared to 3 points for Ajman, which remained in the penultimate position.
Seko Baba of Al-Bataih put his team in the lead with the first goal in the 29th minute, after a penetrating run from the right side, maneuvering past multiple players before shooting with his right foot into the net. It was the first time Al-Bataih scored in the first half in three consecutive league matches.
Before the end of the first half, Ajman capitalized on a defensive error by the "hosts," as Walid Azaro seized the opportunity and succeeded in scoring the equalizing goal in the 45th minute. This marked Azaro's third goal out of 4 goals against Ajman in the league.
The competition continued between the two teams in the second half without posing a real threat to either team's goal, reaching the last ten minutes, where the offensive pace increased between Ajman's players and Al-Bataih's counter-attacks. The most prominent opportunity for the hosts came from a free-kick on the outskirts of the penalty area, executed by "substitute" Paulo Henrique in the 89th minute, rebounding off the defensive wall.