Shabab Al Ahli secured a 3-0 comfortable win over Al Nasr in matchweek 10 of the ADNOC Pro League on Friday.
The Dubai-based side needed just 21 minutes to break the deadlock when Cartabia capitalized on a defensive mistake as he teed up Igor Jesus, who kept his composure and drilled the ball into the back of the net.
Six minutes before the end, Cartabia cemented his side's lead when Ahmad Noorollah's first attempt was denied by Al Nasr's goalkeeper Ahmed Shambih as he poked the rebound into the back of the net.
The Italian midfielder grabbed his brace and made it 3-0 in the 89th minute when he picked up the ball inside the box and chipped it over the goalkeeper.
The victory means that Shabab Al Ahli are now temporarily topping the table with 22 points, while Al Nasr sit 12th with 6 points.