RIYADH. Al Adalh found a way to reverse the score against Al Shabab to win 2-1. It was Al Shabab to strike first with a goal of Aaron Boupendza at the 20′. Then it was a goal in the 63′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Pedro Eugénio gave the win to Al Adalh in the 90′ minute. Al Shabab lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the King Saud University Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Abdullah Al-Harbi with the collaboration of Yasser Al Sultan and Sami Al Arfaj. The 4th official was Mishari Al Mishari. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 24.1 degrees Celsius or 75.34 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 21%.
Al Shabab was in firm control of the ball 56% while Al Adalh was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Al Shabab was more pushing with 72 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, Al Adalh found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.
Al Shabab shot 20 times, 7 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Adalh shot 11 times, 5 on target, 2 off target.
Al Shabab received 2 yellow cards (Hussain Al Qahtani and Aaron Boupendza). On the other side, Al Adalh received 5 yellow cards (Mohammed Al Oufi, Pedro Eugénio, Ali Al Salem, Ahmed Al Sultan and Abdulaziz Al Jamman).
After playing this contest, Al Shabab will stay with 40 points to sit in the 3rd place. Talking about the opposition, Al Adalh will have 16 points like Al Khaleej to sit in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Al Shabab will play away with Dhamk on the 30th of May with a 6-0 head to head in favor of Al Shabab (2 draws).
Al Adalh will host Al Ittifaq on the 30th of May with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Al Ittifaq (0 draws).
Al Shabab – Formation
Al Shabab started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Vicente Moreno Peris decided to play with the following team: Seung-Gyu Kim, Iago Azevedo dos Santos, Fawaz Al Sagourq, Hassan Mohammed Al Tambakti, Moteb Al-Harbi, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Cristian David Guanca, Husain Massoud Al Monassar, Hattan Babhir, Santiago Mina Lorenzo and Aaron Salem Boupendza Pozzi.
The home team had on the bench: Hussain Abdoh Al Shaian, Hussain Alsebyani, Riyadh Sharahili, Ahmad Jaber, Mohammed Issa Al Yami, Nader Abdullah Al Sharari, Majed Omar Kanabah, Khaled Ahmed Al Ghamdi and Fares Garzae.
Al Shabab made 2 changes: Hattan Bahbri for Ahmad Jaber (76′) and Grzegorz Krychowiak for Riyadh Sharahili (87′).
Al Adalh – Formation
Al Adalh started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Martin Ševela played with: Milan Mijatović, Boris Godál, Abdulaziz Mohasen Aljamman Aldossary, Ali Al-Salem, Mohammed Al Oufi, Ahmed Al Sultan, David Tijanič, Marcus Antonsson, Pedro Miguel Pina Eugénio, Christofer Gonzáles Crespo and Reinaldo Lenis Montes.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Fahad Mohammed H Al Harbi, Abdularahman Al Hurib, Hassan Al Habaib, Arif Saleh Al-Haydar, Hussain Hassan Alnattar, Ali Al Amri, Abdulaziz Al-Alawi, Walead Al-shangeati and Mohammed Abo Abd.
Al Adalh made 2 changes: Mohammed Al Oufi for Arif Saleh Al-Haydar (90′) and Pedro Eugénio for Hassan Al-Habib (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.