Coach Rui Faria expressed his happiness with the victory of his team this evening against Umm Salal team by 3-1 in the final match of the 19th round of the league .

Faria said in the press conference after the match : " We performed a very difficult match and we knew it , specially that the match is after the Asian matches , and Umm Salal team is a good team that plays with a special defense and owns a coach who have many experiences and in the second half we had a clear desire to achieve victory and we suffered till the final minutes of the match to reach the result we want " .

Faria said : " The victory is important for us as it keeps us in the competition sepcially that we are facing Al Sadd in the upcoming round , and we have a responsibility now to win the match points and we leave it to the remaining matches and everything is possible in football .

Faria continued by : " Muntari is not happy for wasting opportunities that seems to be easy , but in the end he succeeded in scoring a difficult goal , and i am happy for him , and i do not usually blame players for wasting opportunities " .

Faria concluded by : " The fighting spirit made the difference today , and maybe we had to be late today in result so that the fighting spirit appears , and there are matches that you think are easy but you can loose it if you do not enter the stadium with fighting spirit , and despite victory today but there is a lesson that we have learn from "