French star Karim Benzema leads the official formation of his Al-Ittihad team against its guest team, Abha, which is scheduled for eight o’clock on Friday evening, and which will be hosted by “Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium”, within the thirteenth round of the tournament. Saudi Professional League.
Al-Ittihad begins the match with the following formation:
Defense: Kadesh, Felipe, Bamasoud and Chinguiti.
Midfield: Fabinho, Kante and Al-Ghamdi.
Attack: Cornado, Benzema and Romarinho.
Formation of the union
Ittihad Jeddah is ranked sixth in the Saudi League table during the current season, with 21 points, while the Abha team is in twelfth place, with 13 points.
The Tigers team enters tonight’s confrontation without its Portuguese coach, Nuno Santo, who was dismissed from his position, after the recent loss to the Iraqi Air Force team, in the AFC Champions League group stage competitions.
The dean is seeking to return to the winning path in the competition, which he missed during the last five matches, after drawing 3 matches and losing two matches. On the other hand, Abha aspires to continue its victories after winning the last two rounds over both Al-Shabab and Al-Akhdood.
Al-Ittihad achieved victory over Abha during two matches last season in the Saudi League, with scores of 2-1 and 4-0, respectively.
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