Santi Cazorla scores screamer in Al Sadd SC winner
As the clock hit 90 minutes, Baghdad Bounedjah headed the Doha club level before
A cross from the left beat the attackers and was not cleared properly, falling to the
Spaniard on the edge of the area.
Taking a touch, he then fired a blistering volley past the goalkeeper and into the far
corner of the net.
Fans inside Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium celebrated wildly, the camera showing one
youngster bouncing up and down while waving a flag.
Santi Cazorla was mobbed by his team-mates before cupping his ears to the booming
The moment marked his 13th goal in 20 appearances this season, having fired Al Sadd SC
to the Qatar Cup final with a late penalty against Al Rayyan on Thursday.
Carzola had undergone surgery on his Achilles tendon in 2016, an infection led to doctors
fearing the midfielder could lose his leg. At Arsenal, the former Spain international
had regularly battled with injuries and it ultimately led to his departure in 2018.
and has continued to defy the odds in Qatar.