Line Up is Set for the Quarterfinals of the Standard Chartered Gold Cup 2020

Posted February 25, 2020
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25/2/2020: DUBAI, UAE: The sixth day of the Dubai Open 2020 declared the teams that will be playing for the quarter-finals on Friday, 28th February at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club.
 
The afternoon started with a penalty shootout which earned Abu Dhabi Polo and AM -  UAE Polo teams their spot at the quarter-finals and Ghantoot Polo, a spot at the semi-finals.
 
The match that followed was between Zedan Polo and Bangash Polo teams. Zedan had the lead until halftime with a four-goal advantage. Bangash Polo made a huge comeback during the last two chukkers with impressive goals from Frederico Potobsky that closed in on Zedan. However, Juan Juaretche scored a goal that secured the win for Zedan Polo at 8 goals to 7 and a spot at the quarter-finals against Abu Dhabi Polo team.
 
Match Progression: 2 - 1 | 5 - 1 | 6 - 2 | 7 - 5 | 8 - 7
Top scorer: Frederico Potobsky, Bangash Polo, 5 goals
 
It was a tight game between UAE Polo and Habtoor Polo Teams on the second half of the afternoon with an opening goal from Martin Podesta. Habtoor had the lead until the end of the third chukker. Tommy Beresford redeemed the UAE Polo team and delivered three goals that gave them a one-goal advantage by the end of the fourth chukker. The last chukker saw both teams relentless to win the match as both were tied at 12 goals almost at the end of the chukker. Spectators expected a sudden death round but, a penalty was issued in favour of UAE Polo which earned them a spot at the semi-finals. The game ended with a final score of 13 goals to 12 and Habtoor Polo will play at quarter-finals.
 
Match Progression: 2 - 3 | 4 - 5 | 7 - 8 | 10 - 9 | 13 - 12
Top scorer: Tommy Beresford, UAE Polo, 9 goals
Match Replay
 
The Standard Chartered Gold Cup 2020 Quarterfinals on 28th February, Friday, will see Abu Dhabi Polo compete against Zedan Polo team at 14:30 and AM - UAE Polo will face Habtoor Polo at 16:15. Catch the action live on Field 1 of Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club or watch it online on Pololine TV’s livestream.


 

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