Oman shock Saudi 2-0 to enter Gulf Cup semis

Oman defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0 to claim a Gulf Cup 2017 semi-final spot in Kuwait on Thursday. Both sides were goalless at the first half.

Oman were more aggressive after the half-time break and in the 57th minute took the lead through Said al Ruzaiki, who also scored the second goal in the 77th minute,

Oman will be joined in the semi-finals by UAE, who drew with hosts Kuwait in Thursday’s other match. Iraq, Bahrain and Qatar will play it out on Friday for the remaining two semi-final spots.