Al Hilal conquers Al Faisaly 2-1 with O. Ighalo scoring a double

RIYADH. Al Hilal overcome Al Faisaly to win 2-1. O. Ighalo was the key to score 2 goals.

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RIYADH. Al Hilal beat Al Faisaly to win 2-1. O. Ighalo was the key to score 2 goals. It was Al Hilal to strike first with an early goal of O. Ighalo at the 7′. Then O. Ighalo scored again for Al Hilal in the 64′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, Clayson reduced the distance for Al Faisaly with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​

The match was played at the King Fahd International Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Monday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Anastasios Sidiropoulos who was helped by Polychronis Kostaras and Lazaros Dimitriadis. The 4th official was Sultan Al Okairy. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 34.1 degrees Celsius or 93.34 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 12%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Al Hilal was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Al Faisaly that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Al Faisaly was more aggressive with 59 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Al Hilal managed to find the solution to win this contest.​

Al Hilal shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Al Faisaly shot 13 times, 2 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Al Hilal received 2 yellow cards (Michael and A. Carrillo). On the other side, Al Faisaly received 4 yellow cards (Saleh Al Qumayzi, Mohammed Al Amri, Mohammed Al Saiari and Mustafa Malayekah).

After playing this match, Al Hilal will have 64 points like Al Ittihad to stay in the 1st place. On the other side, Al Faisaly will stay with 33 points like Al Taawon and Al Raed to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    O. Ighalo

    Michael

  • 46'
    46'

    Khalid Al Kabi

    Rossi

  • 45'
    45'

    Saleh Al Qumayzi

  • 64'
    64'

    O. Ighalo

    Michael

  • 66'
    66'

    Clayson

    Abdulrahman Al Dawsari

  • 67'
    67'

    Nasser Al Dawsari

    Abdullah Otayf

  • 70'
    70'

    Clayson

    Khalid Al Kabi

  • 80'
    80'

    M. Marega

    O. Ighalo

  • 81'
    81'

    Hamad Al Yami

    Mohammed Al Burayk

  • 82'
    82'

    Mohammed Al Saiari

    M. Boyle

  • 82'
    82'

    Mohammed Al Amri

    Hussain Qasim

  • 83'
    83'

    Mohammed Al Amri

  • 86'
    86'

    Michael

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Carrillo

  • 90'
    90'

    Abdullah Al Hamdan

    Michael

  • 90'
    90'

    Igor Rossi

    Ahmad Asiri

  • 90'
    90'

    Mohammed Al Saiari

  • 90'
    90'

    Mustafa Malayekah

  • 90'
    90'

    Hussain Qasim

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Al Hilal: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Ramón Ángel Díaz chose to play with the following team: Abdullah Al Muaiouf, Mohammed Jahfali, Yasser Al Shahrani, Mohammed Al Burayk, Saud Abdulhamid, A. Carrillo, Salman Al Faraj, Salem Al Dawsari, Abdullah Otayf, O. Ighalo and Michael.

Substitutes

Al Hilal made 4 changes: Abdullah Otayf for Nasser Al Dawsari (67′), O. Ighalo for M. Marega (80′), Mohammed Al Burayk for Hamad Al Yami (81′) and Michael for Abdullah Al Hamdan (90′).

Al Faisaly: Formation and Lineups

Al Faisaly started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).

On the other side, Daniel António Lopes Ramos played with: Mustafa Malayekah, Saleh Al Qumayzi, Ahmad Asiri, Waleed Al Ahmad, Hussain Qasim, Rossi, Ismael Silva, H. Faik, Abdulrahman Al Dawsari, M. Boyle and Júlio Tavares.

Substitutes

Al Faisaly made 4 changes: Rossi for Khalid Al Kabi (46′), Abdulrahman Al Dawsari for Clayson (66′), Hussain Qasim for Mohammed Al Amri (82′) and M. Boyle for Mohammed Al Saiari (82′).

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