Ruthless Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan scored a hat-trick for Al-Ain to thump Al Dhafra 7-0 in the UAE top-flight on Friday.
The Black Stars attacker as at his merciless as he scored three times to take the title holders to the top of the table.
Gyan has now taken his scoring tally to seven goals in three matches in the league so far.
Gyan put his side in cruise control in 4th minute when he converted a penalty.
The Black Stars attacker doubled the home side’ lead 16 minutes later before wrapping up his scoring feat in the 51st minute.
There was a brace for UAE international Omar Abdulrahman as Al Ain showed their title credentials to move top of the league.