The Algerian Djamel Belmadi coach of Lekhwiya team described the loss of his team against Umm Salal team today with the unexpected , and he stressed that his team was not on its day during the match " .

Belmadi added during the press conference after the match : " We entered the match with big focus to achieve victory and the three points , because we play for the league title and despite the loss we will focus on the upcoming matches " .

Belmadi praised Umm Salal team stressing that it was very ordinated in the stadium and presented a strong match , and this is the first loss from 8 months and mistakes can happen in football , and my team was not on its day and we congratulate Umm Salal for the victory .

Belmadi refused to load his team players the loss responsibility , he said : " I do not put responsibility on the players , although they did not appear with their known level and made unexpected mistakes , but i am the primarily responsible for this loss " .

And about affecting the team with the upcoming confrontation against Al Jazira Emirati team in the Asian championship , which will be held next Monday , Belmadi said : " I do not think that the loss of this match will affect on our matches in the Asian championship , which is a separate championship and we will play it very focused to win " .

Lekhwiya coach concluded by : " Despite the loss we will fight till the end to win the title , and i think that the competition will continue till the end on the league title with the five rounds left and i think that this is a good thing for the QSL " .