DOHA: Lekhwiya leapt to the top of the standings with a scratchy 2-0 win over Al Wakrah in the Qatar Stars League yesterday.
Wladimir Weiss and Ali Hassan Afeef found the target in the second half to give the defending champions their seventh win in eight matches that took their tally to 21.
Al Sadd stumbled to a 1-1 draw with Al Sailiya with the result they could not build on their lead and slipped to second position with 20 points, while El Jaish also drew with Al Khor.
Lekwhiya barely managed to beat Al Kharatiyat last week and carried on in the same lacklustre vein yesterday, hardly troubling the opposition, especially in the first half.
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