Al Ahly tops Zamalek 3-0

CAIRO. Al Ahly was in the end too strong for Zamalek.

Al Ahly tops Zamalek 3-0

CAIRO. Al Ahly was ultimately too good for Zamalek with the goal of Kahraba  (61′), Mohamed Sherif (75′) and Mohamed Sherif (90′).

The match was played at the Cairo International Stadium stadium in Cairo on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Slavko Vinčić with the help of Tomaž Klančnik and Andraž Kovačič. The 4th official was Nader Kamar. The weather was haze. The temperature was pleasant at 16.4 degrees Celsius or 61.56 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 0 Ball Possession 0
Shots
  • 7 Total 14
  • 2 On Target 8
  • 5 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 109 Attack 97
  • 57 Dangerous attack 48
  • 100 Ball safe​ 72
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 3
Fouls
  • 0 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

The overall ball possession was just identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.

Ball possession

None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Zamalek was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Al Ahly that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Zamalek was more pushing with 57 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 2 were on target. Anyway, Al Ahly was capable to find the solution to win this contest.​

Zamalek shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Al Ahly shot 14 times, 8 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Zamalek didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Al Ahly received 2 yellow cards (Kahraba  and Taher Mohamed).

Match Timeline

Mostafa El Zenary- sub ->Amr El Sisi
58'
Omar Gaber- sub ->Hamza Mathlouthi
58'
61'
Kahraba(goal)
62'
Kahraba- Yellow
Sayed Mohamed Abdallah- sub ->Mohamed Abdelshafi
67'
67'
Mohamed Sherif- sub ->Kahraba 
75'
Mohamed Sherif(goal)
76'
Marwan Attia- sub ->Mostafa Shalaby
Youssef Osama Nabih- sub ->Seifeddine Jaziri
76'
Shikabala- sub ->Afsha
76'
77'
Taher Mohamed- sub ->Hussein El Shahat
82'
Taher Mohamed- Yellow
84'
Ahmed Nabil Koka- sub ->Ahmed Abdelkader
90'
Mohamed Sherif(goal)Ali Maâloul

Standings

After playing this contest, Zamalek will stay with 26 points to remain in the 5th place. On the other side, Al Ahly will have 37 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Zamalek will play away against El Daklyeh on the 7th of May with a 11-0 head to head stats in favor of Zamalek (3 draws).

Al Ahly will play away agasint Pyramids FC on the 4th of May with a 6-3 head to head statistic in favor of Al Ahly (4 draws).

Zamalek – Formation

Zamalek
G
Mohamed Awad 1.Egypt
D
D
67'
D
Hamza Mathlouthi 24.Tunisia
58'
M
Zizo 25.Egypt
M
Nabil Emad Dunga 20.Egypt
M
Amr El Sisi 15.Egypt
58'
M
Emam Ashour 8.Egypt
M
Mostafa Shalaby 11.Egypt
76'
F
Seifeddine Jaziri 30.Tunisia
76'
Substitutes
G
Mohamed Sobhi 16.Egypt
D
58'
D
Omar Gaber 4.Egypt
58'
M
Shikabala 10.Egypt
M
67'
M
76'
M
M
Seif Gaafar 40.Egypt
F

Zamalek started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Manuel Jesualdo Ferreira decided to play with the following team: Mohamed Awad, Hamza Mathlouthi, Mohamed Abdelghani, Hossam Abdelmaguid, Mohamed Abdel Shafi, Amr El Sisi, Nabil Donga, Emam Ashour, Zizo, Seifeddine Jaziri and Mostafa Shalaby.

The home team had on the bench: Shikabala, Sayed Abdallah, Mohamed Sobhi, Youssef Osama Nabih, Mohamed Ashraf Tawfik, Seif Farouk Gaafar, Mostafa El Zenary, Omar Gaber and Samson Akinyoola.

Substitutions

Zamalek made 5 changes: Amr El Sisi for Mostafa El Zenary (58′), Hamza Mathlouthi for Omar Gaber (58′), Mohamed Abdelshafi for Sayed Abdallah (67′), Mostafa Shalaby for Marwan Ateya (76′) and Seifeddine Jaziri for Youssef Osama Nabih (76′).

Al Ahly – Formation

Al Ahly
G
D
Ali Maaloul 21.Tunisia
D
Rami Rabia 5.Egypt
D
Mohamed Hany 30.Egypt
M
76'
M
Aliou Dieng 15.Mali
M
Hamdi Fathi 8.Egypt
M
Kahraba 7.Egypt
67' 62' Goals61'
F
77'
Substitutes
G
A. Mostafa 16.Egypt
D
Ayman Ashraf 12.Egypt
M
Mohamed Fakhry 34.Egypt
M
A. Koka 36.Egypt
84'
M
Marwan Attia 13.Egypt
F
Mohamed Dhaoui 18.Tunisia
F
Shady Hussein 20.Egypt
F
Mohamed Sherif 10.Egypt
67' Goals75', 90'
F
Taher Mohamed 27.Egypt
77' 82'

Al Ahly started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Marcel Koller played with: Mohamed El-Shenawy, Mohamed Hany, Khaled Abdelfattah, Rami Rabia, Ali Maâloul, Hamdi Fathi, Aliou Dieng, Hussein El Shahat, Mohamed Magdy Afsha, Ahmed Abdelkader and Kahraba.

They had on the bench: Ayman Ashraf, Mohamed Fakhry, Mohamed Dhaoui, Aly Lotfy Mostafa, S. Hussein, Ahmed Nabil Kouka, Marwan Attia, Mohamed Sherif and Taher Mohamed.

Substitutions

Al Ahly made 4 changes: Kahraba  for Mohamed Sherif (67′), Afsha for Shikabala (76′), Hussein El Shahat for Taher Mohamed (77′) and Ahmed Abdelkader for Ahmed Nabil Koka (84′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​