2021–22 UAE League Cup

The 2021–22 UAE League Cup is the 14th season of the UAE League Cup. Shabab Al Ahli were the defending champions. The competition is set to start on 8 October 2021.[1]

2021–22 UAE League Cup
CountryUAE
Dates8 October 2021 – 4 May 2022
Teams14
Defending championsShabab Al Ahli
ChampionsAl Ain (2nd title)
Runners-upShabab Al Ahli
Matches played18
Goals scored52 (2.89 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Michel Araújo (6 goals)

First roundEdit

Source: soccerway
All times are local (UTC+04:00)

First legEdit

8 October 2021 First round Khor Fakkan 3–2 Al Wahda Khor Fakkan
18:15
  • Mubarak   35'
  • Rashid   45+3'
  • Waleed   54'
Report
Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Al Hammadi
Assistant referees: Ahmed Al Hossani
Amer Hasan
Fourth official: Yousuf Al Shamali
15 October 2021 First round Kalba 4–0 Al Urooba Kalba
18:15
Report Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
Referee: Adel Al Naqbi
Assistant referees: Saeed Al Mansoori
Hamdan Mohamed Juma
Fourth official: Zayed Al Awakli
15 October 2021 First round Al Ain 2–0 Emirates Al Ain
18:15
Report Stadium: Hazza bin Zayed Stadium
Referee: Ali Al Zarouni
Assistant referees: Mohamed Al Maazmi
Hasan Abdulrahman Al Jelani
Fourth official: Ahmad Al Naqbi
15 October 2021 First round Ajman 2–2 Sharjah Ajman
20:30
Report
Stadium: Ajman Stadium
Referee: Mohammed Abdulla Al Ali
Assistant referees: Mohamed Ali Hilal
Ali Abdulla Shamlan
Fourth official: Hasan Al Blooshi
16 October 2021 First round Al Dhafra 1–3 Al Nasr Madinat Zayed
18:15
Report
Stadium: Al Dhafra Stadium
Referee: Naser Al Ali
Assistant referees: Ibrahim Al Ajmi
Turki Al-Zaabi
Fourth official: Amer Al Dhubiea
16 October 2021 First round Baniyas 1–2 Al Wasl Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
18:15
Report
Stadium: Baniyas Stadium
Referee: Yousif Al Jasmi
Assistant referees: Ali Saeed Al Naqbi
Mohammed Ghulaita Al Shehhi
Fourth official: Nawaf Al Zeyouidi

Second legEdit

25 October 2021 First roundSharjah3–3
(5–5 agg.)
Ajman Sharjah
18:15
Report
Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Hussain Bilal
Assistant referees: Ahmed Abdouli
Saeed Al-Marzooqi
Fourth official: Fahad Khalaf
Note: Ajman advanced on away goals
25 October 2021 First round Al Nasr 0–0
(3–1 agg.)
Al DhafraAl Nasr, Dubai
18:15 Report Stadium: Al Maktoum Stadium
Referee: Nawaf Al Zeyouidi
Assistant referees: Zayed Dawood
Waled Al Karmati
Fourth official: Saif Ahmed
25 October 2021 First roundAl Urooba1–0
(1–4 agg.)
Kalba Khor Fakkan
20:30
Report Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
Referee: Hasan Al Blooshi
Assistant referees: Talal Al Nuaimi
Ali Shalman
Fourth official: Suhail Abdulla Ali
25 October 2021 First round Al Wasl 2–0
(4–1 agg.)
BaniyasZabeel, Dubai
20:30
Report Stadium: Zabeel Stadium
Referee: Amer Al Dhubiea
Assistant referees: Khamis Fayroz
Jasim Al Ajmi
Fourth official: Humaid Al Shamsi
26 October 2021 First roundEmirates1–0
(1–2 agg.)
Al Ain Ras Al Khaimah
18:15
Report Stadium: Emirates Club Stadium
Referee: Zayed Al Awakli
Assistant referees: Mohammed Ali Al Shehhi
Yasser Al Murshidi
Fourth official: Yousuf Hassan Al Shamali
7 November 2021 First round Al Wahda 1–0
(3–3 agg.)
Khor FakkanAl Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
20:30
Report Stadium: Al Nahyan Stadium
Referee: Yousif Al Jasmi
Assistant referees: Ahmed Abdouli
Abdulla Al-Marzooqi
Fourth official: Khalid Al Mulla

9th–14th place playoffsEdit

This season's league cup will introduce a play off group for the losing teams in the first round to determine the final placements.[2]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Emirates 5 3 1 1 5 3 +2 10
Sharjah 5 2 3 0 7 3 +4 9
Al Urooba 5 1 3 1 8 6 +2 6
Al Dhafra 5 2 0 3 8 13 −5 6
Baniyas 5 1 2 2 6 7 −1 5
Khor Fakkan 5 1 1 3 6 8 −2 4
Updated to match(es) played on Completed. Source: Soccerway
12 November 2021 Emirates 1–0 Al Urooba Ras Al Khaimah
18:00
Report Stadium: Emirates Club Stadium
Referee: Khalid Al Mulla
12 November 2021 Baniyas 2–3 Al Dhafra Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
18:00
Report
Stadium: Baniyas Stadium
Referee: Fahad Khalaf
12 November 2021 Sharjah 2–1 Khor Fakkan Sharjah
20:15
Report
Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
Referee: Yousuf Al Shamali
26 November 2021 Al Urooba 2–2 Baniyas Ajman
18:00 Report Stadium: Ajman Stadium
26 November 2021 Al Dhafra 1–4 Sharjah Madinat Zayed
18:00
Report
Stadium: Al Dhafra Stadium
26 November 2021 Khor Fakkan 0–1 Emirates Khor Fakkan
20:15 Report
Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Khalfan
4 December 2021 Baniyas 0–1 Emirates Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi
18:00 Report
Stadium: Baniyas Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Al Hammadi
4 December 2021 Al Dhafra 1–2 Khor Fakkan Madinat Zayed
18:00
Report
Stadium: Al Dhafra Stadium
Referee: Humaid Al Shamsi
4 December 2021 Sharjah 1–1 Al Urooba Sharjah
20:15
Report
Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
Referee: Fahed Khalaf
9 December 2021 Al Urooba 3–0 Al Dhafra Fujairah
18:00
Report Stadium: Fujairah Club Stadium
Referee: Naser Al Ali
9 December 2021 Emirates 0–0 Sharjah Ras Al Khaimah
18:00 Report Stadium: Emirates Club Stadium
Referee: Abdulla Ashtyri
9 December 2021 Khor Fakkan 1–2 Baniyas Khor Fakkan
20:15 Report
Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
Referee: Khalid Al Mulla
23 January 2022 Al Dhafra 3–2 Emirates Madinat Zayed
17:15
Report
Stadium: Al Dhafra Stadium
Referee: Saif Ahmed
23 January 2022 Khor Fakkan 2–2 Al Urooba Khor Fakkan
17:15
Report
Stadium: Saqr bin Mohammad al Qassimi Stadium
Referee: Suhail Abdulla Ali
23 January 2022 Sharjah 2–2 Baniyas Sharjah
19:45
Report
Stadium: Sharjah Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Hassan Bilal

Quarter-FinalsEdit

Both the defending champions and current league winners enter in this round.

First legEdit

16 December 2021 Quarter-finals Kalba 3–3 Al Jazira Kalba
18:00
Report
Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
Referee: Mohomed Obaid Khadim
Assistant referees: Mohammed Ghulaita Al Shehhi
Ali Saeed Al Naqbi
Fourth official: Ahmed Hassan Bilal
16 December 2021 Quarter-finals Al Nasr 0–0 Al Wahda Al Nasr, Dubai
20:15 Report Stadium: Al Maktoum Stadium
Referee: Mohamed Al Harmoodi
Assistant referees: Mohammed Al Obedly
Amer Hasan
Fourth official: Amer Al Dhubiea
17 December 2021 Quarter-finals Shabab Al Ahli 2–1 Ajman Deira, Dubai
18:00
Report
Stadium: Rashid Stadium
Referee: Khalid Bu Hasan
Assistant referees: Ahmed Abdouli
Saeed Al-Marzooqi
Fourth official: Ahmed Hasan Al Hammadi
17 December 2021 Quarter-finals Al Ain 3–3 Al Wasl Al Ain
20:15
Report
Stadium: Hazza bin Zayed Stadium
Referee: Adel Al Naqbi
Assistant referees: Salah Salim
Ali Shamlan
Fourth official: Zayed Al Awakli

Second legEdit

3 January 2022 Quarter-finals Al Jazira 2–1
(5–4 agg.)
KalbaAl Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
17:00
Report
Stadium: Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium
Referee: Adel Al Naqbi
Assistant referees: Zayed Dawood
Mohamed Ali Hilal
Fourth official: Yousif Al Jasmi
3 January 2022 Quarter-finalsAjman0–1
(1–3 agg.)
Shabab Al Ahli Ajman
19:30 Report
Stadium: Ajman Stadium
Referee: Hamad Ali
Assistant referees: Ali Mohamed Al Nuaimi
Ali Saeed Al Naqbi
Fourth official: Amer Al Dhubiea
4 January 2022 Quarter-finals Al Wahda 2–0
(2–0 agg.)
Al NasrAl Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
17:00
Report Stadium: Al Nahyan Stadium
Referee: Sultan Mohamed
Assistant referees: Jasem Abdulla Al Ali
Hassan Ali Al Hammadi
Fourth official: Naser Al Ali
4 January 2022 Quarter-finalsAl Wasl3–4
(6–7 agg.)
Al Ain Zabeel, Dubai
19:30
Report
Stadium: Zabeel Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Eisa Mohamed
Assistant referees: Hassan Suqatari Al Mahri
Ahmed Abdouli
Fourth official: Ahmed Hasan Al Hammadi

5th–8th place playoffsEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Kalba 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
Al Wasl 3 2 0 1 5 1 +4 6
Ajman 3 1 0 2 1 5 −4 3
Al Nasr 3 0 1 2 1 3 −2 1
Updated to match(es) played on 29 January. Source: Soccerway
22 January 2022 Kalba 1–0 Al Wasl Kalba
17:00
Report Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
Referee: Humaid Al Shamsi
22 January 2022 Ajman 1–0 Al Nasr Ajman
19:30
Report Stadium: Ajman Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Hasan Al Hammadi
29 January 2022 Al Wasl 4–0 Ajman Zabeel, Dubai
17:15
Report Stadium: Zabeel Stadium
Referee: Khalid Al Mulla
29 January 2022 Al Nasr 1–1 Kalba Al Nasr, Dubai
19:45
Report
  • Jshak   26'
Stadium: Al Maktoum Stadium
Referee: Ali Al Zarouni
25 March 2022 Kalba 1–0 Ajman Kalba
17:45 Report Stadium: Ittihad Kalba Stadium
25 March 2022 Al Wasl 1–0 Al Nasr Zabeel, Dubai
17:45 Report Stadium: Zabeel Stadium

Semi-FinalsEdit

First legEdit

1 March 2022 Semi-finals Shabab Al Ahli 1–0 Al Wahda Deira, Dubai
17:30
Report Stadium: Rashid Stadium
Referee: Sultan Mohamed
Assistant referees: Jasem Abdulla Al Ali
Waled Al Karmati
Fourth official: Amer Al Dhubiea
1 March 2022 Semi-finals Al Jazira 1–1 Al Ain Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi
20:00
Report
Stadium: Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium
Referee: Ahmed Eisa Mohamed
Assistant referees: Hassan Al Mahri
Mohammed Ghulaita Al Shehhi
Fourth official: Khalid Bu Hasan

Second legEdit

8 March 2022 Semi-finals Al Ain (a) 0–0
(1–1 agg.)
Al JaziraAl Ain
20:15 Report Stadium: Hazza bin Zayed Stadium

FinalEdit

Al Ain2–2Shabab Al Ahli
Report
Penalties
5–4
Referee: Mohamed Al Harmoodi

Final PlacementsEdit

Rank Team
1 Al AIn
2 Shabab Al Ahli
3 Al Jazira
4 Al Wahda
5 Kalba
6 Al Wasl
7 Ajman
8 Al Nasr
9 Emirates
10 Sharjah
11 Al Urooba
12 Al Dhafra
13 Baniyas
14 Khor Fakkan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "8 أكتوبر انطلاق "كأس رابطة المحترفين"" (in Arabic). albayan. Retrieved 24 September 2021.
  2. ^ "ربع نهائي "كأس المحترفين" 16 ديسمبر" (in Arabic). albayan. Retrieved 28 October 2021.

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