Al Ain are on the verge of winning the ADNOC Pro League title with three matches still to go in the season but need to get past titleholders Al Jazira in matchweek 23 which takes place over two days on Tuesday, May 10th, and Wednesday, May 11th.
Tuesday's action gets underway with Al Orooba hosting Bani Yas at Fujairah stadium for the 18:00 kick-off.
Al Orooba need to win all their upcoming matches, including Bani Yas' game, and wait for their competitors’ gifts to avoid relegation, while Bani Yas are looking for improving their position in the table.
At the same time, Ajman host Al Wahda with both teams looking to bounce back from defeats in matchweek 22.
The two teams have previously met on 19 occasions with Al Wahda winning ten, compared to five wins for Ajman, and four draws.
The first day concludes with Sharjah welcoming Khorfakkan to the Sharjah stadium for the 20:00 kick-off.
Sharjah are in search of securing their fifth win in a row, while Khorfakkan seek a win to further distance themselves from the relegation zone.
The second day of matchweek 23 kicks off with Shabab Al Ahli and Al Nasr facing off in the old Dubai Derby at Rashid Stadium for the 18:00 kick-off.
The two teams aim to build momentum with a second consecutive win and improve their respective positions in the table.
The Dubai rivals clashed 17 times before with 14 wins for Shabab Al Ahli and three for Al Nasr, as the former scored 47 goals, while the latter found the back of the net on 37 occasions.
At the same time, Ittihad Kalba host Emirates with the latter on the brink of relegation, finding themselves bottom of the table with just ten points, while the former are looking for improving their position in the table.
The most anticipated game of matchweek 23 sees champions-elect Al Ain, who need to win to claim the title for the fifth time, hosting title holders Al Jazira, who are looking for cementing their position in the second spot at Hazza bin Zayed stadium at 20:00.
The ADNOC Pro League leaders enter the game with high morale after clinching the Pro League Cup title and they have not suffered any home defeat during the ongoing season, while the Pride of Abu Dhabi hope to continue their winning streak and maintain their position in the table.
At the same time, Al Wasl welcome Al Dhafra at Zabeel stadium with the latter are in search of securing a victory to confirm their place in top-flight for next season, while the former are looking for improving their position at the table.
The two teams faced-off 23 times, with ten wins for Al Wasl, and seven for Al Dhafra, while the draw decided the other six games.