Al Hilal tops Al Wahda 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Hilal was eventually too much to handle for Al Wahda.

Al Hilal tops Al Wahda 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Hilal was in the end too strong for Al Wahda with the goal of M. Marega (58′), O. Ighalo (79′) and L. Vietto (89′). Al Hilal was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (67%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the King Saud University Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Friday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Artur Manuel Ribeiro Soares Dias with the support of Rui Licínio Barbosa Tavares and Paulo Alexandre Santos Soares. The 4th official was Abdullah Zarban. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot at 32.1 degrees Celsius or 89.74 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 18%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 67 Ball Possession 33
Shots
  • 13 Total 14
  • 5 On Target 1
  • 8 Off Target 13
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 121 Attack 95
  • 93 Dangerous attack 68
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 2
  • 2 Off Sides 4
Fouls
  • 8 Total 7
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Al Hilal was in firm control of the ball 67% while Al Wahda was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Al Hilal was more pushing with 93 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Hilal won the match​.

Al Hilal shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Al Wahda shot 14 times, 1 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Al Hilal didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Al Wahda received 2 yellow cards (F. Fajr and Noor Al Rashidi).

Match Timeline

40'
F. Fajr- Yellow
47'
Noor Al Rashidi- Yellow
M. Marega(goal)Salman Al Faraj
58'
59'
Hazzaa Ahmed Al Ghamdi- sub ->K. Yoda
Matheus Pereira- sub ->A. Carrillo
65'
Saud Abdulhamid- sub ->Mohammed Al Burayk
66'
Michael- sub ->M. Marega
72'
72'
Islam Hawsawi- sub ->Abdulaziz Noor
O. Ighalo(goal)Yasser Al Shahrani
79'
L. Vietto- sub ->O. Ighalo
87'
L. Vietto(goal)Saud Abdulhamid
89'

Standings

After this encounter, Al Hilal will have 12 points like Al Shabab to sit in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Al Wahda will stay with 3 points like Al Fateh to hold in the 12th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Pro League, Al Hilal will host Al Adalh on the 12th of January with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Al Hilal (0 draws).

Al Wahda will play away agasint Al Feiha on the 2nd of February with a 2-2 head to head record.

Al Hilal – Formation

Al Hilal
G
A. Al Maiouf 1.Saudi Arabia
D
M. Jahfali 70.Saudi Arabia
D
Y. Al Shahrani 12.Saudi Arabia
D
M. Al Burayk 2.Saudi Arabia
66'
D
A. Albulayhi 5.Saudi Arabia
M
G. Cuéllar Gallego 6.Colombia
M
65'
M
S. Al Faraj 7.Saudi Arabia
M
S. Al Dawsari 29.Saudi Arabia
F
O. Ighalo 9.Nigeria
87' Goals79'
F
M. Marega 17.Mali
72' Goals58'
Substitutes
G
M. Al 21.Saudi Arabia
D
K. Aldawsari 4.Saudi Arabia
D
S. Abdul 66.Saudi Arabia
66'
M
N. Al 16.Saudi Arabia
M
A. Otayf 8.Saudi Arabia
F
L. Vietto 10.Argentina
87' Goals89'
F
M. Costa 15.Brazil
65'
F
A. Alhamddan 14.Saudi Arabia
F
M. Delgado 96.Brazil
72'

Al Hilal started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

The manager Ramón Ángel Díaz decided to play with the following team: Abdullah Al Muaiouf, Mohammed Jahfali, Yasser Al Shahrani, Mohammed Al Burayk, Ali Al Bulayhi, G. Cuéllar, A. Carrillo, Salman Al Faraj, Salem Al Dawsari, O. Ighalo and M. Marega.

The home team had on the bench: L. Vietto, Nasser Al Dawsari, Khalifah Al Dawsari, Mohammed Al Owais, Matheus Pereira, Abdullah Otayf, Abdullah Al Hamdan, Michael and Saud Abdulhamid.

Substitutions

Al Hilal made 4 changes: A. Carrillo for Matheus Pereira (65′), Mohammed Al Burayk for Saud Abdulhamid (66′), M. Marega for Michael (72′) and O. Ighalo for L. Vietto (87′).

Al Wahda – Formation

Al Wahda
G
M. Mohand Mohamedi 1.Morocco
D
Ó. Duarte Gaitán 6.Costa Rica
D
D
A. Al Bukhari 3.Saudi Arabia
D
N. Al-Rashidi 5.Saudi Arabia
47'
M
A. Yoda 74.France
59'
M
F. Fajr 76.Morocco
40'
M
W. Bakshween 4.Saudi Arabia
M
A. De Moraes 87.Brazil
M
A. Noor 24.Saudi Arabia
72'
F
J. Beauguel 9.France
Substitutes
G
A. Atiah 13.Saudi Arabia
D
I. Hawsawi 27.Saudi Arabia
72'
D
A. Al 17.Saudi Arabia
D
A. Makki 2.Saudi Arabia
M
A. Hejji 88.Saudi Arabia
M
S. Al 49.Saudi Arabia
M
M. Al 8.Saudi Arabia
M
H. Al-Ghamdi 90.Saudi Arabia
59'
F
Y. Naji 80.Saudi Arabia

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

Bruno Akrapović played with: M. Mohamedi, Ó. Duarte, Botía, Abdulelah Al Bukhari, Noor Al Rashidi, K. Yoda, F. Fajr, Waleed Bakshween, Anselmo, Abdulaziz Noor and J. Beauguel.

The following players were sitting on the bench: Islam Hawsawi, Yahya Naji, Alaa Hejji, Abdullah Al Hafith, Sultan Al Sawadi, Mohammed Al Qarni, Abdulquddus Atiah, Ali Makki and Hazzaa Ahmed Al Ghamdi.

Substitutions

Al Wahda made 2 changes: K. Yoda for Hazzaa Ahmed Al Ghamdi (59′) and Abdulaziz Noor for Islam Hawsawi (72′).

Results of the day

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