Al Wahda tops Al Tai 1-0 with a goal scored by G. Rodrigues. HIGHLIGHTS

MECCA. Al Wahda defeats Al Tai 1-0 after G. Rodrigues scored just 1 goal (65').

Al Wahda tops Al Tai 1-0 with a goal scored by G. Rodrigues. HIGHLIGHTS

MECCA. Al Wahda prevails over Al Tai 1-0 after G. Rodrigues scored just 1 goal (65′). Al Wahda took advantage of its better ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the King Abdul Aziz Stadium stadium in Mecca on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Raed Al Zahrani assisted by Faisal Al Qahtani and Mohammed Almatrodi. The 4th official was Mohammed Al Beredi.

Match Statistics​

  • 56 Ball Possession 44
Shots
  • 22 Total 25
  • 11 On Target 14
  • 11 Off Target 11
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 97 Attack 92
  • 83 Dangerous attack 74
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 4
  • 3 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 10 Total 16
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Al Wahda was in firm control of the ball 56% while Al Tai was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Al Wahda was putting more pressure with 83 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 11 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Wahda won the match​.

Al Wahda shot 22 times, 11 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Tai shot 25 times, 14 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Al Wahda received 1 yellow card (Hazzaa Ahmed Al Ghamdi). Regarding the opposition, Al Tai received 3 yellow cards (A. Martínez, Alfa Semedo and Victor Braga).

Match Timeline

Hazzaa Ahmed Al-Ghamdi- sub ->Alaa Hejji
36'
48'
Guy Mbenza Kamboleke(var)
Gerson Rodrigues(goal)
65'
Sultan Al Sawadi- sub ->K. Yoda
70'
73'
Luis Martínez- Yellow
77'
Mohammed Harzan- sub ->Nawaf Al Qamiri
Hazzaa Ahmed Al-Ghamdi- Yellow
78'
Yahya Naji- sub ->F. Fajr
81'
83'
Fahad Al Johani- sub ->A. Martínez
89'
Abdullah Al-Joui- sub ->Mukhtar Ali
90'
Alfa Semedo- Yellow
90'
Victor Hugo- Yellow

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After playing this contest, Al Wahda will have 15 points like Al Feiha to sit in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Al Tai will stay with 18 points like Al Fateh to hold in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Pro League, Al Wahda will play away against Al Feiha on the 4th of February with a 2-2 head to head.

Al Tai will host Al Ittihad on the 4th of February with a 7-2 head to head in favor of Al Ittihad (0 draws).

Al Wahda – Formation

Al Wahda
G
Abdulquddus Atiah 13.Saudi Arabia
D
Óscar Duarte 6.Costa Rica
D
Amiri Kurdi 23.Saudi Arabia
D
Abdullah Al Hafith 17.Saudi Arabia
D
Islam Ahmed Hawsawi 27.Saudi Arabia
M
Karim Yoda 74.France
70'
M
Fayçal Fajr 76.Morocco
81'
M
Waleed Bakshween 4.Saudi Arabia
M
Anselmo 87.Brazil
M
Alaa Hejji 88.Saudi Arabia
36'
F
Gerson Rodrigues 10.Luxembourg
Goals65'
Substitutes
G
Basem Atallah 66.Saudi Arabia
D
Noor Al-Rashidi 5.Saudi Arabia
D
Ali Abdulqader Makki 2.Saudi Arabia
M
Sultan Al Sawadi 49.Saudi Arabia
70'
M
Hazzaa Ahmed Al-Ghamdi 90.Saudi Arabia
36' 78'
F
Hussain Al Issa 7.Saudi Arabia
F
Azzam Mohammed Al Bishi 15.Saudi Arabia
F
Sultan Sami Al Akouz 29.Saudi Arabia
F
Yahya Naji 80.Saudi Arabia
81'

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

The manager José Luis Sierra Pando decided to play with the following team: Abdulquddus Atiah, Óscar Esau Duarte Gaitán, Amiri Kurdi, Abdullah Fareed Al Hafith, Islam Ahmed Hawsawi, Abdoul Karim Yoda, Fayçal Fajr, Waleed Rashid Bakshween, Anselmo De Moraes, Alaa Hejji and Gerson Leal Rodrigues Gouveia.

The home team had on the bench: Hussain Ahmed Al Issa, Azzam Mohammed Al Bishi, Sultan Al Sawadi, Sultan Sami Al Akouz, Yahya Mahdi Naji, Noor Al-Rashidi, H. Al-Ghamdi, Basem Saleh Al Baqi and Ali Abdulqader Makki.

Al Wahda could not rely on the presence of Yahya Naji (injured).

Substitutions

Al Wahda made 3 changes: Alaa Hejji for Hazzaa Ahmed Al Ghamdi (36′), K. Yoda for Sultan Al Sawadi (70′) and F. Fajr for Yahya Naji (81′).

Al Tai – Formation

Al Tai
G
Victor Hugo 1.Brazil
90'
D
Luis Martínez 5.Venezuela
83' 73'
D
Hussain Qasim 12.Saudi Arabia
D
Nawaf Al Qamiri 23.Saudi Arabia
77'
M
Amir Sayoud 10.Algeria
M
Knowledge Musona 11.Zimbabwe
M
Dener 8.Brazil
M
Mukhtar Ali 7.England
89'
M
Alfa Semedo 30.Guinea-Bissau
90'
Substitutes
G
Muataz Al Bagawi 44.Saudi Arabia
D
Abdulaziz Majrashi 3.Saudi Arabia
D
Abdulmuhsen Fallatah 45.Saudi Arabia
M
Jamal Ba Jandooh 26.Saudi Arabia
M
Mohammed Harzan 75.Saudi Arabia
77'
M
Abdullah Al-Joui 27.Saudi Arabia
89'
F
Hazzaa Al Hazzaa 99.Saudi Arabia
F
Fahad Al Johani 32.Saudi Arabia
83'

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

Pedro Miguel Marques da Costa Filipe played with: Victor Hugo Silva Braga, Luis Adrián Martínez, Hussain Qasim, Abdulkarim bin Saud bin Sultan Al-Sulaiman, Nawaf Al Qamiri, Amir Sayoud, Knowledge Musona, Dener Gomes Clemente, Mukhtar Ali, Alfa Semedo Esteves and Guy Carel Mbenza Mbenza Kamboleke.

The following players were sitting on the bench: Hazzaa Al Hazzaa, Mohammed Mohsen Harzan, Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Harabi, Fahad Al Johani, Abdullah Al-Joui, Abdulmuhsen Fallatah, Muataz Al Bagawi, Jamal Ba Jandooh and Abdulaziz Majrashi.

Substitutions

Al Tai made 3 changes: Nawaf Al Qamiri for Mohammed Harzan (77′), A. Martínez for Fahad Al Johani (83′) and Mukhtar Ali for Abdullah Al Joui (89′).

Results of the day

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