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Asamoah Gyan scored twice on Thursday night
Asamoah Gyan netted his 23rd and 24th goals of the season as Al Ain battled back from an early deficit to see off a spirited Al Wasl side 2-1 on Thursday night and keep their title bid firmly on track.
The Ghanaian proved to be the matchwinner, just as he had been on Sunday night against Al Jazira, as Al Ain stretched their lead at the top of the table to nine points over Bani Yas, who play on Friday.
Achille Emana, thrust into an emergency striking role in the absence of top scorer Emiliano Alfaro, had given Wasl a shock lead as early as the third minute. Crashing home a fine left-footed effort past Dawoud Sulaiman from the edge of the area.
The imposing Cameroonian would prove to be a constant thorn in Al Ain’s backline in the opening period, linking up intelligently with striker partner Jussie throughout.
But for all their endeavour they were unable to find another goal and as the half wore on it was Al Ain who looked the more dangerous...
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Watch video of the two goals scored by Asamoah Gyan below
Watch video of Asamoah Gyan netting his 23rd and 24th goals of the season as Al Ain battled back to win 2-1 last night.
Asamoah Gyan scored twice for Al Ain as they beat Al Wasl 2-1 on Thursday
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan grabbed a brace for Al Ain in their 2-1 win at Al Wasl on Thursday.
The Ghanaian super-star underlined his goal scoring powers with the equalizer in the 66th minute to cancel Achille Emana’s 4th minute strike.
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