Al Hilal 1-1 Abha: Draw on Sunday

RIYADH. Abha and Al Hilal draw 1-1. H. Jang scored the first goal (21') for Abha. S. Al-Dawsari settled the score 1-1 (52') with a penalty.

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RIYADH. Abha and Al Hilal draw 1-1. H. Jang scored the first goal (21′) for Abha. S. Al-Dawsari settled the score 1-1 (52′) with a penalty. Al Hilal couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%)

The match was played at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Sunday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Georgi Kabakov who had the assistance of Martin Margaritov and Diyan Valkov. The 4th official was Mohammed Al Esmaiel. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.1 degrees Celsius or 62.74 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 39%.​

Match Statistics

Al Hilal was in firm control of the ball 56% while Abha was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Al Hilal was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Al Hilal to win 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 Moussa Marega). On the other side, Abha received 3 yellow cards (Saeed Al-Hamsl, Felipe Caicedo and Amine Attouchi).

After this encounter, Al Hilal will have 29 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the other side, Abha will have 19 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 21'
    21'

    Hyun-soo Jang

  • 29'
    29'

    Abdulfattah Adam

  • 50'
    50'

    Gustavo Cuéllar

  • 52'
    52'

    Saeed Al-Hamsl

  • 52'
    52'

    Salem Al-Dawsari (Penalty)

  • 58'
    58'

    Moussa Marega

    Michael

  • 58'
    58'

    Saleh Al-Shehri

  • 77'
    77'

    Felipe Caicedo

    Nawaf Al-Sadi

  • 77'
    77'

    Felipe Caicedo

  • 81'
    81'

    Mohamed Kanno

    Luciano Vietto

  • 82'
    82'

    Mohammed Al-Kunaydiri

    Sari Amro

  • 84'
    84'

    Saad Al-Salouli

    Riad Sharahili

  • 87'
    87'

    Abdullah Al Hamdan

    Saleh Al-Shehri

  • 87'
    87'

    Musab Al-Juwayr

    André Carrillo

  • 90'
    90'

    Abdullah Al Hamdan

  • 90'
    90'

    Amine Attouchi

  • 90'
    90'

    Moussa Marega (Goal Disallowed)

  • 90'
    90'

    Saud Abdulhamid

  • 90'
    90'

    Saud Abdulhamid

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Al Hilal will host Al Khaleej on the 10th of February with a 8-0 head to head record in favor of Al Hilal (1 draw).

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

Al Hilal: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Ramón Ángel Díaz chose 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.

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

Substitutes

Al Hilal made 5 changes: Michael for Moussa Marega (58′), Luciano Vietto for Mohamed Kanno (81′), André Carrillo for Musab Al-Juwayr (87′), Saleh Al-Shehri for Abdullah Al Hamdan (87′) and André Carrillo for Musab Al-Juwayr (87′).

Abha: Formation and Lineups

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

Regarding the opposition, 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.

Substitutes

Abha made 2 changes: Nawaf Al-Sadi for Felipe Caicedo (77′) and Sari Amro for Mohammed Al-Kunaydiri (82′).

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