BURAYDAH. Al Hilal and Al Raed draw 1-1. H. Al scored the first goal (24′) for Al Hilal. Y. Sobel settled the score 1-1 (76′). Al Hilal was far superior when it came to possession ball (72%)
The match was played at the King Abdullah Sport City Stadium stadium in Buraydah on Tuesday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Sami Al Jires assisted by Omar Al Jamel and Fahad Al Amri. The 4th official was Abdullah Al-Harbi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.2 degrees Celsius or 52.21 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.
Al Hilal was in firm control of the ball 72% while Al Raed was struggling with a 28% ball possession.
Al Hilal was more aggressive with 88 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Al Hilal to win the match.
Al Raed shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Hilal shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target.
Al Raed received 3 yellow cards (Mansour Al-Bishi, Mohammed Salem and Ahmad Al-Harbi). On the opposite side, Al Hilal received 1 yellow card (G. Cuéllar).
After this contest, Al Raed will have 15 points like Al Fateh to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Al Hilal will have 25 points like Al Ittihad to stay in the 4th place.
Hamad Al Yami
Saleh Al Shehri
Hamad Al Yami
Nasser Al Dawsari
Abdullah Al Hamdan
Al Hilal will host Al Adalh on the 15th of January with a 2-0 head to head stats in favor of Al Hilal (0 draws).
Al Raed: Formation and Lineups
Al Raed started with a conservative line-up (4-5-1).
The manager Marius Ninel Şumudică chose to play with the following team: Ahmad Ali Al Harbi, Mohammed Abdullah Salem, Mohammed Al Doseri, Mubarak Abdul Rahman Al Rajeh, Damjan Đoković, Awdh Khamis Faraj, Abdulaziz Al Jebreen, Mohamed Fouzair, Mansor Faiez Al Beshe, Júlio Tavares and Alexandru Ionuț Mitriță.
Al Raed made 2 changes: Abdulaziz Al-Jebreen for Yahya Sobel (72′) and Alexandru Mitrita for Yahia Al-Shehri (90′).
Al Hilal: Formation and Lineups
Al Hilal started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Talking about the opposition, Ramón Ángel Díaz played with: Abdullah Ibrahim Al Maiouf, Hyun-Soo Jang, Ali Albulayhi, Hamad Al Yami, Saud Abdullah Abdul Hamid, Gustavo Leonardo Cuéllar Gallego, André Martín Carrillo Díaz, Salem Mohammed Al Dawsari, Mohammed Kanoo, Michael Richard Delgado de Oliveira and Luciano Vietto.
Al Hilal made 3 changes: Hamad Al Yami for Saleh Al Shehri (79′), A. Carrillo for Nasser Al Dawsari (79′) and L. Vietto for Abdullah Al Hamdan (88′).