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%.
The overall ball possession was just identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
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.
Zamalek didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Al Ahly received 2 yellow cards (Kahraba and Taher Mohamed).
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.