Pro League: Al Hilal defeats Dhamk after recovering from a 2-1 deficit

ABHA. Al Hilal was capable to turn the table before against Dhamk.


ABHA. Al Hilal was able to turn the table before against Dhamk. Al Hilal was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium (Abha) stadium in Abha on Saturday and it started at 7:10 pm local time. The referee was Shukri Al Hanfosh with the assistance of Mohammed Maki Al Abakry and Abdulrahim Habeeb Alshammari. The 4th official was Mohammed Al Qarni. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 20 degrees Celsius or 68.05 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.​

Match Statistics

Al Hilal was in firm control of the ball 62% while Dhamk was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Al Hilal was more aggressive with 76 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 13 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Al Hilal won the contest.​

Dhamk shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the other side, Al Hilal shot 21 times, 13 on target, 8 off target.


Dhamk received 2 yellow cards (Hassan Al Shammrani and Nono). On the other side, Al Hilal received 2 yellow cards (Ali Al Bulayhi and Matheus Pereira).

After playing this encounter, Dhamk will stay with 42 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Al Hilal will have 49 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 3'

    E. Zelaya (Penalty)

  • 30'

    Hassan Al Shammrani

  • 36'

    Musab Al Juwayr

    O. Ighalo

  • 40'

    Mansor Hamzi

    Abdullah Al Ammar

  • 46'

    Abdullah Otayf

    G. Cuéllar

  • 58'

    Ali Al Bulayhi

  • 59'

    Abdullah Al Hamdan

    Musab Al Juwayr

  • 62'


  • 64'

    Muteb Al Mufarrij

    Ali Al Bulayhi

  • 69'

    Ibrahim Al Nakhli

    Abdullah Al Hawsawi

  • 69'

    Abdulaziz Majrashi

    Abdullah Al Ammar

  • 70'

    Mohammed Jahfali

    Muteb Al Mufarrij

  • 75'

    Matheus Pereira

    Abdullah Otayf

  • 78'

    Matheus Pereira

  • 80'

    M. Marega


  • 82'

    Waleed Hizam Al Enezi


  • 82'

    Mazen Abu Shararah

    Hassan Al Shammrani

  • 90'

    O. Ighalo

    Saud Abdulhamid

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Dhamk will play away with Al Feiha on the 13th of May with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Dhamk (1 draw).

Al Hilal will play away with Al Ittifaq on the 11th of May with a 20-2 head to head stats in favor of Al Hilal (9 draws).

Dhamk: Formation and Lineups

Dhamk started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Krešimir Režić chose to play with the following team: M. Zeghba, S. Vittor, F. Chafaï, Abdullah Al Ammar, Abdullah Al Hawsawi, Hassan Al Shammrani, D. Antolić, Nono, E. Zelaya, H. Soudani and Mansor Hamzi.


Dhamk made 4 changes: Abdullah Al Hawsawi for Ibrahim Al Nakhli (69′), Abdullah Al Ammar for Abdulaziz Majrashi (69′), Nono for Waleed Hizam Al Enezi (82′) and Hassan Al Shammrani for Mazen Abu Shararah (82′).

Al Hilal: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Ramón Ángel Díaz played with: Abdullah Al Muaiouf, Jang Hyun-Soo, Ali Al Bulayhi, Saud Abdulhamid, G. Cuéllar, Matheus Pereira, Nasser Al Dawsari, O. Ighalo, M. Marega, Michael and Musab Al Juwayr.


Al Hilal made 4 changes: G. Cuéllar for Abdullah Otayf (46′), Musab Al Juwayr for Abdullah Al Hamdan (59′), Ali Al Bulayhi for Muteb Al Mufarrij (64′) and Muteb Al Mufarrij for Mohammed Jahfali (70′).

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