Al Hilal prevails over Abha 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Hilal topped Abha to win 2-1.

Al Hilal prevails over Abha 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Hilal beat Abha to win 2-1. It was Al Hilal to strike first with a goal of Hyun-soo Jang at the 21′. Then it was a goal in the 29′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Salem Al-Dawsari gave the win to Al Hilal in the 52′ minute with a penalty. Al Hilal made the most of its better ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the King Saud University Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Georgi Kabakov assisted by Martin Margaritov and Diyan Valkov. The 4th official was Mohammed Al Esmaiel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 17.1 degrees Celsius or 62.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 39%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
Shots
  • 14 Total 5
  • 6 On Target 3
  • 8 Off Target 2
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 51 Attack 52
  • 49 Dangerous attack 23
  • 85 Ball safe​ 80
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 2
  • 2 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 19 Total 10
  • 4 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Al Hilal was in firm control of the ball 57% while Abha was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Al Hilal was putting more pressure with 49 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Hilal won the match​.

Al Hilal shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Abha shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Al Hilal received 5 yellow cards (Gustavo Cuéllar, Saleh Al-Shehri, Saud Abdulhamid, Abdullah Al Hamdan and Saud Abdulhamid). On the opposite side, Abha received 3 yellow cards (Saeed Al-Hamsl, Felipe Caicedo and Amine Attouchi).

Match Timeline

Jang Hyun-Soo(goal)
21'
29'
Abdulfattah Mohamed Adam(goal)
Gustavo Cuéllar- Yellow
48'
52'
Saeed Al Hamsal- Yellow
Salem Al Dawsari(penalty)
52'
Moussa Marega- sub ->Michael
58'
Saleh Al Shehri- Yellow
58'
77'
Felipe Caicedo- sub ->Nawaf Al-Sadi
77'
Felipe Caicedo- Yellow
Mohammed Kanoo- sub ->Luciano Vietto
81'
82'
M. Al Kunaydiri- sub ->Sari Amro
84'
Saad Alselouli- sub ->Riad Sharahili
Abdullah Alhamddan- sub ->Saleh Al-Shehri
87'
Musab Fahz Aljuwayr- sub ->André Carrillo
87'
Abdullah Alhamddan- Yellow
90'
90'
Amine Atouchi- Yellow
Moussa Marega(var)
90'
Saud Abdul Hamid- Yellow
90'
Saud Abdul Hamid- Yellow
90'

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After this match, Al Hilal will have 32 points to sit in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Abha will stay with 19 points to hold in the 7th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Pro League, Al Hilal will play away against Al Adalh on the 19th of May with a 3-0 head to head stats in favor of Al Hilal (0 draws).

Abha will host Al Khaleej on the 2nd of February with a 0-0 head to head record.

Al Hilal – Formation

Al Hilal
G
Mohammed Al-Owais 21.Saudi Arabia
D
Jang Hyun-Soo 20.Korea Republic
Goals21'
D
Ali Albulayhi 5.Saudi Arabia
D
Saud Abdul Hamid 66.Saudi Arabia
90'
D
Nasser Al Dawsari 16.Saudi Arabia
M
Gustavo Cuéllar 6.Colombia
48'
M
André Carrillo 19.Peru
87'
M
Salem Al Dawsari 29.Saudi Arabia
Goals52'
F
Michael Delgado 96.Brazil
58'
F
Luciano Vietto 10.Argentina
81'
F
Saleh Al Shehri 11.Saudi Arabia
87' 58'
Substitutes
G
Abdullah Al Maiouf 1.Saudi Arabia
D
Khalifah Aldawsari 4.Saudi Arabia
D
Mohammed Jahfali 70.Saudi Arabia
M
Abdullah Otayf 8.Saudi Arabia
M
Mohammed Kanoo 28.Saudi Arabia
81'
M
M. Muath 42.Saudi Arabia
M
Musab Fahz Aljuwayr 43.Saudi Arabia
87'
F
A. Alhamddan 14.Saudi Arabia
87' 90'
F
Moussa Marega 17.Mali
58'

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

The manager Ramón Ángel Díaz decided to play with the following team: Mohammed Khalil Al Owais, Hyun-Soo Jang, Ali Albulayhi, Saud Abdullah Abdul Hamid, Gustavo Leonardo Cuéllar Gallego, André Martín Carrillo Díaz, Salem Mohammed Al Dawsari, Nasser Al Dawsari, Michael Richard Delgado de Oliveira, Luciano Vietto and Saleh Khalid Al Shehri.

The home team had on the bench: Khalifah Aldawsari, Abdullah Ibrahim Al Maiouf, Abdullah Ibrahim Otayf, Mohammed Yahya Jahfali, Mohammed Kanoo, Muath Muath, Abdullah Alhamddan, Moussa Marega and Musab Fahz Aljuwayr.

Al Hilal could not rely on the presence of Moussa Marega (injured).

Substitutions

Al Hilal made 4 changes: Michael for Moussa Marega (58′), Luciano Vietto for Mohamed Kanno (81′), Saleh Al-Shehri for Abdullah Al Hamdan (87′) and André Carrillo for Musab Al-Juwayr (87′).

Abha – Formation

Abha
G
Devis Epassy Mboka 16.France
D
Saad Natiq 4.Iraq
D
Sari Amro 31.Saudi Arabia
82'
D
Saeed Al Hamsal 39.Saudi Arabia
52'
D
Amine Atouchi 19.Morocco
90'
M
U. Matić 8.Serbia
M
Riyadh Sharahili 89.Saudi Arabia
84'
M
Saad Bguir 10.Tunisia
M
Nawaf Alsadi 18.Saudi Arabia
77'
F
Saleh Al Jamaan 7.Saudi Arabia
F
Abdulfattah Mohamed Adam 9.Saudi Arabia
Goals29'
Substitutes
G
Mansour Jawhar 33.Saudi Arabia
D
M. Al Kunaydiri 13.Saudi Arabia
82'
D
Ahmad Al Hbeab 77.Saudi Arabia
M
Saad Alselouli 88.Saudi Arabia
84'
M
Zakaria Al Sudani 21.Saudi Arabia
M
Mutair Al-Zahrani 15.Saudi Arabia
F
Tayeb Meziani 17.Algeria
F
Fahad Bin Jumayah 14.Saudi Arabia
F
Felipe Caicedo 20.Ecuador
77' 77'

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

Roel Coumans played with: Devis Rogers Epassy Mboka, Saad Natiq Naji, Sari Amro, Saeed Al Hamsal, Amine Atouchi, Uroš Matić, Saleh Mohammed Al Jamaan, Riyadh Sharahili, Saâd Bguir, Abdulfattah Mohamed Adam and Nawaf Alsadi.

These were the players on the bench: Saad Alselouli, Zakaria Sami Al Sudani, Mutair Al-Zahrani, Tayeb Meziani, Mansour Jawhar, Fahad Bin Jumayah, Mohammed Raji Al Kunaydiri, Felipe Salvador Caicedo Corozo and Ahmad Al Hbeab.

Abha could not rely on the presence of Saad Al-Salouli (injured).

Substitutions

Abha made 3 changes: Nawaf Al-Sadi for Felipe Caicedo (77′), Sari Amro for Mohammed Al-Kunaydiri (82′) and Riad Sharahili for Saad Al-Salouli (84′).

Results of the day

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