HAIL. Al Tai defeats Al Ittihad 1-0 after A. Sayoud scored just 1 goal (51′).
The match was played at the Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa’ed Stadium stadium in Hail on Sunday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Szymon Marciniak. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 32.1 degrees Celsius or 89.69 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 10%.
Al Ittihad was in firm control of the ball 55% while Al Tai was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Al Tai was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Al Tai won the match.
Al Tai shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Al Ittihad shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.
Al Tai received 4 yellow cards (Dener, Abdulaziz Al Harabi, Abdulaziz Majrashi and C. Malele). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Al Ittihad.
After playing this encounter, Al Tai will have 31 points like Al Ahli Jeddah and Al Ittifaq to move up in the 12th place. On the other side, Al Ittihad will stay with 61 points to stay in the 1st place.
Awad Al Nashri
Abdulaziz Al Harabi
Abdulaziz Al Harabi
Al Ittihad will play away against Al Ittifaq on the 18th of June with a 16-6 head to head statistic in favor of Al Ittihad (8 draws).
Al Tai: Formation and Lineups
Al Tai started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager José Luis Sierra Pando chose to play with the following team: Nawaf Al Aqidi, Marcelo, Abdulaziz Majrashi, C. Fai, Hassan Al Jubairi, A. Sayoud, Dener, Mukhtar Ali, Abdulaziz Al Harabi, K. Musona and T. Figueroa.
Al Tai could not rely on the presence of Jamal Bajandouh (injured) and C. Malele (injured).
Al Tai made 4 changes: Mukhtar Ali for Jamal Bajandouh (26′), Abdulaziz Al Harabi for Hamed Fallatah (71′), Abdulaziz Majrashi for Abdulkarim Sultan (78′) and A. Sayoud for C. Malele (78′).
Al Ittihad: Formation and Lineups
Al Ittihad started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Cosmin Marius Contra played with: Marcelo Grohe, Ahmed Hegazy, Ziyad Al Sahafi, Hamdan Al Shamrani, Muhannad Al Shanqeeti, André André, Bruno Henrique, Abdulaziz Al Bishi, Awad Al Nashri, Abdulrahman Al Obud and Haroune Camara.
Al Ittihad made 2 changes: Awad Al Nashri for Igor Coronado (64′) and Haroune Camara for A. Hamedallah (64′).
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