Pro League: Al Taawon tops Al Tai 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

HAIL. Al Taawon managed to turn the table against Al Tai.

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HAIL. Al Taawon was capable to turn the table against Al Tai. It was Al Tai to score first with a goal from Guy Mbenza. However, later Al Taawon found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with Hasan Kadesh (26′), Álvaro Medrán (59′) and Kaku (90′).

The match was played at the Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musa’ed Stadium stadium in Hail on Thursday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Mamdouh Al Shahdan who had the assistance of Bader Ali Al Shamrani and Mohammed Ahmed Wazi. The 4th official was Turki Al-Hashlan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 15.1 degrees Celsius or 59.09 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 51%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Al Tai was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Al Taawon that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Al Tai was more aggressive with 107 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 2 were on target. Even so, Al Taawon managed to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Al Tai shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Taawon shot 17 times, 11 on target, 6 off target.


Al Tai received 1 yellow card (Collins Fai). On the other side, Al Taawon received 1 yellow card (Kaku).

After this encounter, Al Tai will stay with 18 points like Dhamk to stay in the 7th place. Regarding the opposition, Al Taawon will have 23 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    Guy Mbenza

  • 26'

    Hasan Kadesh


  • 28'


  • 35'

    Sulaiman Hazazi

    Saad Yaslam

  • 45'

    Collins Fai

  • 45'

    Naldo (Goal Disallowed)

  • 46'

    Turki Fahad Al Mutairi


  • 59'

    Álvaro Medrán

  • 63'

    Mukhtar Ali

    Mohammed Harzan

  • 78'

    Abdullah Al Joui

    Abdul Muhsen Fallatah

  • 80'

    Tareq Abdullah

    Awn Al-Saluli

  • 88'

    Fahad Al Johani

    Nawaf Al Qamiri

  • 90'


    Turki Fahad Al Mutairi

  • 90'

    Yaqoub Al-Hassan Dembele

    Fahad Al-Rashidi

Next match

In the upcoming Pro League match, Al Tai will play away against Al Wahda on the 21st of January with a 4-1 head to head record in favor of Al Wahda (2 draws).

Al Taawon will host Al Shabab on the 20th of January with a 11-9 head to head in favor of Al Taawon (6 draws).

Al Tai: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Pedro Miguel Marques da Costa Filipe chose to play with the following team: Victor Hugo Silva Braga, Ngoran Suiru Fai Collins, Abdulmuhsen Fallatah, Abdulkarim bin Saud bin Sultan Al-Sulaiman, Nawaf Al Qamiri, Amir Sayoud, Knowledge Musona, Dener Gomes Clemente, Mohammed Mohsen Harzan, Alfa Semedo Esteves and Guy Carel Mbenza Mbenza Kamboleke.


Al Tai made 3 changes: Mohammed Harzan for Mukhtar Ali (63′), Abdul Muhsen Fallatah for Abdullah Al Joui (78′) and Nawaf Al Qamiri for Fahad Al Johani (88′).

Al Taawon: Formation and Lineups

Al Taawon started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the opposite side, Péricles Raimundo Oliveira Chamusca played with: Mailson Tenorio dos Santos, Edinaldo Gomes Pereira, Hasan Kadesh, Awn Mutlaq Al Slaluli, Saad Yaslam Balobaid, Álvaro Medrán Just, Alejandro Romero Gamarra, Achraf El Mahdioui, Leandre Geal Tawamba Kana, Hassan Alamiri and Fahad Ayidh Al Rashidi.


Al Taawon made 4 changes: Saad Yaslam for Sulaiman Hazazi (35′), Kaku for Turki Fahad Al Mutairi (46′), Awn Al-Saluli for Tareq Abdullah (80′) and Fahad Al-Rashidi for Yaqoub Al-Hassan Dembele (90′).

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