Hey Early this afternoon, Friday, Al Hilal took another step towards winning the title of Saudi champion, by defeating Al Taawoun, 2-0, in the match that was held at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.
The team, led by Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus, played a great first half and even scored in the 38th minute through Alexander Mitrovic, but the move was canceled by video assistant technology (VAR) due to an error.
In the second half, the visitors advanced significantly, and goalkeeper Yassine Bounou did his best to save the result. Then, in the 82nd minute, Mitrovic appeared again, and this time, he was truly impressive. In stoppage time, a wonderful goal from Malcolm decided the final result.
All things considered, with this victory, Al Hilal strengthens its isolated lead of the table, as it now has 35 points, seven points behind the second-placed team, Al Nassr, with Luis Castro, Otavio and Cristiano Ronaldo, who will continue to visit Al Nassr. Unit.
As for Al-Taawoun, its score remains 25 points after 13 rounds and “falls” to fourth place, after being surpassed by Al-Ahly Jeddah, who achieved a 2-2 draw, the day before, when they visited Damac.
Crescent moon : Bono; Saud, Coulibaly, Timbukti, Shahrani; Kanoo, Nasser, Salem; Michael, Malcolm and Mitrovic.
cooperation: Melson. Standard; Girotto, Al-Salouli, Al-Ahmad, Faqihi; Mahdiwi, Madran; Bahsin, Matthews, and Joao Pedro.
“Based on a series of ten consecutive victories, in which he scored 26 goals and conceded only one goal, against Al Hilal, on Friday, a new challenge lies ahead of him. This time at Al-Taawoun’s reception for the fourteenth round of the Saudi Championship.
The team, which includes Portuguese Jorge Jesus and Ruben Neves, is currently isolated at the top of the standings, with 32 points out of a possible 36, four points behind Al-Nasr, which is in second place.
In front of them will be the team led by Pericles Chamoska, who is currently in fourth place, with 26 points, one point behind Al-Ahly Jeddah, who the previous day scored a 2-2 draw on their trip to the stadium. Damac Club.
The Al-Hilal and Al-Taawoun match will be held at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, and you can watch it live from 3 pm mainland time, on Sports per minute.
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