HAIL. Al Hilal overcame Al Tai. Al Hilal was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (75%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa’ed Stadium stadium in Hail on Saturday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Mohammed Al Hoaish with the collaboration of Mohammed Maki Al Abakry and Hassan Al-Salam. The 4th official was Abdulsamad Bakri. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot at 28.1 degrees Celsius or 82.49 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 13%.
Al Hilal had a superior ball possession 75% while Al Tai was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Al Hilal was more pushing with 71 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Hilal won the match.
Al Tai shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, Al Hilal shot 11 times, 8 on target, 3 off target.
Al Tai received 3 yellow cards (C. Fai, K. Musona and A. Sayoud). On the other side, Al Hilal received 1 yellow card (Michael).
After this encounter, Al Tai will stay with 15 points like Al Ittihad to hold in the 5th place. Regarding the opposition, Al Hilal will have 17 points to remain in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Pro League, Al Tai will play away against Al Wahda on the 19th of January with a 4-1 head to head record in favor of Al Wahda (2 draws).
Al Hilal will host Al Adalh on the 12th of January with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Al Hilal (0 draws).
Al Tai – Formation
Al Tai started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Pedro Miguel Marques da Costa Filipe decided to play with the following team: Victor Hugo Silva Braga, Ngoran Suiru Fai Collins, Hussain Qasim, Abdulkarim bin Saud bin Sultan Al-Sulaiman, Hassan bin Eida bin Ali Al Jubairi, Amir Sayoud, Mukhtar Ali, Alfa Semedo Esteves, Mohammed Al-Qunaian, Knowledge Musona and Guy Carel Mbenza Mbenza Kamboleke.
The home team had on the bench: Abdullah Al-Joui, Jamal Ba Jandooh, Hazzaa Al Hazzaa, Abdulmuhsen Fallatah, Nawaf Al Qamiri, Mohammed Mohsen Harzan, Abdulaziz Majrashi, Muataz Al Bagawi and Khalil Ibrahim Alabsi.
Al Tai made 3 changes: Hussain Qasim for Nawaf Al Qamiri (21′), Mohammed Al Qunaian for Khalil Al Absi (54′) and Mukhtar Ali for Jamal Bajandouh (88′).
Al Hilal – Formation
Al Hilal started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Ramón Ángel Díaz played with: Abdullah Ibrahim Al Maiouf, Hyun-Soo Jang, Ali Albulayhi, Saud Abdullah Abdul Hamid, Gustavo Leonardo Cuéllar Gallego, André Martín Carrillo Díaz, Nasser Al Dawsari, Odion Jude Ighalo, Moussa Marega, Michael Richard Delgado de Oliveira and Musab Fahz Aljuwayr.
They had on the bench: Mohammed Khalil Al Owais, Abdullah Ibrahim Otayf, Mohammed Yahya Jahfali, Mohammed Al Burayk, Matheus Fellipe Costa Pereira, Abdullah Alhamddan, Abdulelah Al Malki, Saleh Khalid Al Shehri and Hamad Al Yami.
Al Hilal made 2 changes: Musab Al Juwayr for Matheus Pereira (71′) and Nasser Al Dawsari for Hamad Al Yami (74′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Pro League.