Pro League: Al Raed recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Al Ittifaq 2-1

DAMMAM. Al Raed was capable to turn the table against Al Ittifaq to win 2-1.

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DAMMAM. Al Raed was capable to turn the table against Al Ittifaq to win 2-1. It was Al Ittifaq to strike first with a goal of R. Quaison at the 40′. Then it was a goal in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, M. Fouzair gave the win to Al Raed in the 86′ minute with a goal. Al Ittifaq lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium stadium in Dammam on Thursday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Abdulaziz Al Shehri with the help of Saad Al-Subaiee and Ibrahim Al Dakheel. The 4th official was Turki Al-Hashlan. The weather was clear. The temperature was extremely hot around 33.1 degrees Celsius or 91.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 49%.​

Match Statistics

Al Ittifaq was in firm control of the ball 57% while Al Raed was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Al Ittifaq was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, Al Raed succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Al Ittifaq shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Al Raed shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Al Ittifaq received 2 yellow cards (D. Velkovski and Ali Abdullah Hazzazi). On the opposite side, Al Raed received 1 yellow card (M. Fouzair).

After playing this match, Al Ittifaq will stay with 4 points to stay in the 8th place. On the other side, Al Raed will have 3 points like Al Fateh, Al Wahda and Abha to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 40'
    40'

    R. Quaison

    Saeed Al Mowallad

  • 45'
    45'

    D. Velkovski

  • 46'
    46'

    Abdullah Khateeb

    D. Velkovski

  • 46'
    46'

    Mohammed Al Dossary

    Awad Al Faraj

  • 45'
    45'

    K. El Berkaoui

    M. Fouzair

  • 49'
    49'

    Ali Abdullah Hazzazi

  • 55'
    55'

    M. Fouzair

  • 66'
    66'

    Fahad Ghazi

    Sanousi Al Hawsawi

  • 79'
    79'

    Ibrahim Mahnashi

    Ali Abdullah Hazzazi

  • 85'
    85'

    Sultan Al Farhan

    A. Mitriță

  • 85'
    85'

    Khalid Al Khathlan

    Abdulmalek Al Shammary

  • 86'
    86'

    M. Fouzair

    Sultan Al Farhan

  • 90'
    90'

    Abdullah Majrashi

    K. El Berkaoui

  • 90'
    90'

    Yahia Al Shehri

    M. Fouzair

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Al Ittifaq will play away against Al Wahda on the 1st of October with a 11-9 head to head statistic in favor of Al Ittifaq (2 draws).

Al Raed will host Al Adalh on the 1st of October with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Al Raed (1 draw).

Al Ittifaq: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Patrice Carteron chose to play with the following team: Paulo Victor, M. Tisserand, D. Velkovski, Saeed Al Mowallad, Sanousi Al Hawsawi, N. Sliti, Ali Abdullah Hazzazi, B. Özdemir, Vitinho, R. Quaison and Mohammed Al Kuwaykibi.

Al Ittifaq could not rely on the presence of Fahad Ghazi (injured).

Substitutes

Al Ittifaq made 3 changes: D. Velkovski for Abdullah Khateeb (46′), Sanousi Al Hawsawi for Fahad Ghazi (66′) and Ali Abdullah Hazzazi for Ibrahim Mahnashi (79′).

Al Raed: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Marius Ninel Şumudică played with: S. Lung, Mohammed Salem, Pablo, Abdullah Al Fahad, D. Đoković, Awad Al Faraj, M. Fouzair, Abdulmalek Al Shammary, Júlio Tavares, A. Mitriță and K. El Berkaoui.

Al Raed could not rely on the presence of Yahia Al Shehri (injured).

Substitutes

Al Raed made 5 changes: Awad Al Faraj for Mohammed Al Dossary (46′), A. Mitriță for Sultan Al Farhan (85′), Abdulmalek Al Shammary for Khalid Al Khathlan (85′), K. El Berkaoui for Abdullah Majrashi (90′) and M. Fouzair for Yahia Al Shehri (90′).

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