Pro League: Al Ittihad recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Al Batin 2-1

HAFAR AL-BATIN. Al Ittihad succeeded in turn the table against Al Batin to win 2-1.

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HAFAR AL-BATIN. Al Ittihad managed to turn the table against Al Batin to win 2-1. It was Al Batin to strike first with a goal of Yousef Al Shammari at the 23′. Then it was a penalty in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Romarinho gave the win to Al Ittihad in the 50′ minute with a penalty. Al Ittihad was vastly superior ball possession (77%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

J. Pedroza received a red card (45′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Al Batin lost the match.

The match was played at the Al-Batin FC Stadium stadium in Hafar Al-Batin on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Anastasios Sidiropoulos with the help of Polychronis Kostaras and Lazaros Dimitriadis. The 4th official was Khald Alahmari.

Match Statistics

Al Ittihad was in firm control of the ball 77% while Al Batin was struggling with a 23% ball possession.

Al Batin was more aggressive with 0 dangerous attacks and 1 shots of which 1 were on target. Even so, Al Ittihad was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Al Batin shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Ittihad shot 2 times, 2 on target, 0 off target.

Cards

Al Batin received 3 yellow cards (J. Pedroza, R. López and Mohammed Bassam Al Hurayji). Talking about the opposition, Al Ittihad received 1 yellow card (Abdulrahman Al Obud).

J. Pedroza (Al Batin) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (45′).

After this contest, Al Batin will stay with 2 points to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, Al Ittihad will have 25 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 23'
    23'

    Yousef Al Shammari

  • 31'
    31'

    Abdulrahman Al Obud

    Awad Al Nashri

  • 40'
    40'

    J. Pedroza

  • 45'
    45'

    Tarek Hamed (Penalty Confirmed)

  • 45'
    45'

    J. Pedroza

  • 45'
    45'

    Abdulrahman Al Obud

  • 45'
    45'

    Abderrazak Hamdallah (Penalty)

  • 45'
    45'

    R. López

  • 50'
    50'

    Romarinho (Penalty)

  • 61'
    61'

    Abdulkareem Al Muzayl

    Yahya Al Qarani

  • 61'
    61'

    Abdullah Al Yousif

    M. Salifu

  • 70'
    70'

    A. Roa

    Nawaf Al Sehimai

  • 75'
    75'

    Mohammed Bassam Al Hurayji

  • 75'
    75'

    Abdullah Al Burayh

    Yousef Al Shammari

  • 80'
    80'

    Marwan Al Sahafi

    Abdulrahman Al Obud

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Al Batin will play away against Al Adalh on the 19th of January with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Al Adalh (0 draws).

Al Ittihad will host Al Feiha on the 19th of January with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Al Feiha (0 draws).

Al Batin: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Alen Horvat chose to play with the following team: Martín Nicolás Campaña Delgado, Thibault Peyre, Maurício de Carvalho Antônio, Bader Alhwidy Alshammary, Nawaf Al-Sehimai, Yahya Al-Qarani, Mohammed Bassam Alhurayji, Salifu Mudasiru, Renzo López Patrón, Yousef Al Shammari and Juan Sebastián Pedroza Perdomo.

Substitutes

Al Batin made 4 changes: Yahya Al Qarani for Abdulkareem Al Muzayl (61′), M. Salifu for Abdullah Al Yousif (61′), Nawaf Al Sehimai for A. Roa (70′) and Yousef Al Shammari for Abdullah Al Burayh (75′).

Al Ittihad: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Nuno Herlander Simões Espírito Santo played with: Marcelo Grohe, Ahmed Hegazi, Omar Ibrahim Omar Othman Hawsawi, Hamdan Al Shamrani, Muhannad Mustafa Shanqeeti, Tarek Hamed, Bruno Henrique Corsini, Awad Haidar Al Nashri, Romário Ricardo da Silva, Hélder Wander Sousa Azevedo Costa and Abderrazak Hamdallah.

Al Ittihad could not rely on the presence of Marwan Al Sahafi (injured).

Substitutes

Al Ittihad made 2 changes: Awad Al Nashri for Abdulrahman Al Obud (31′) and Abdulrahman Al Obud for Marwan Al Sahafi (80′).

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