Bin Drai defeated Habtoor Polo by 9 goals to 8 in the third action day of the Julius Baer Gold Cup 2018 held on Sunday at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. A last second goal scored by Matías Torres Zavaleta gave Bin Drai the triumph in an exciting match. The game had two well-marked moments. In the first half Habtoor Polo had the control of the actions and the scoreboard achieving a three-goal difference in the first 14 minutes. But in the second half Bin Drai made a great comeback and the game leaned to his side. They closed the gap at the end of the third chukker and took the lead in the fourth. With the match tied in 8 goals and 30 seconds to go, Matías Torres Zavaleta had the chance to score and did not fail.
Bin Drai: Rashid Bin Drai 1 (1 goal), Andrés Laplacette 4 (1), Matías Torres Zavaleta 7 (4), Rauli Laplacette 6 (3). Total: 18.
Habtoor: Mohammed Al Habtoor 0 (1 goal), Fran Elizalde 8 (2), Jack Hyde 4 (2), Bautista Ortiz de Urbina 6 (3). Total: 18.
Progresión Bin Drai: 0-3, 2-5, 4-6, 8-7, 9-8.
The Julius Baer Gold Cup 2018 will resume on Thursday at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club with the following order of play:
2 pm: Zedan vs Abu Dhabi
4pm: Wolves vs UAE Polo
Bin Drai vs Habtoor
Socials & Around The Field
All matches of the Dubai Gold Cup Series 2018 will be streamed live on Pololine TV via Polocam.