09 February 2021, Dubai, UAE: The first game of the afternoon was between UAE Polo and AM Polo teams.

UAE Polo started strong from the first chukker and had AM Polo attempt to reduce the gap in scores through the remaining chukkers. Notable goal contributions from Lucas Monterverde Jr. who scored a total of 7 goals. UAE Polo team triumphed over AM Polo with a five-goal lead and scored its second win in the tournament.

Match Progression: 4 – 0 | 7 – 2 | 10 – 4 | 11 – 6

Battistoni Polo faced La Berta Polo during the second half of the afternoon with Tomy Iriarte delivering the opening goal for Battistoni that was matched by Habtoor Al Habtoor Polo for La Berta. Alessandro Barnaba closed the first chukker at 2.5 goals. Battistoni Polo broke into a 3.5 goal lead by half time and widened its lead by the end of the penultimate chukker with goals from Maxi Malacalza and Tomy.

Raja Abuljebain‘s neck shot on the fourth chukker ended the game with a win for Battistoni Polo team.

Match Progression: 2.5 – 2  | 5.5 – 2 | 8.5 – 4 | 10.5 – 6

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