This was announced by Jorge Jesus, coach of the team Crescent moonSaudi Arabia, the starting lineup that will face its counterpart, Al-Ahly Jeddah, in the Saudi Classico, which is scheduled for eight o’clock in the evening today, Friday, at the “King Fahd International Stadium”, at the top of the matches of the first round of the Saudi Professional League competitions in the current season 2023-2024. .
The formation of the crescent was as follows:
The Al-Ahly formation included:
Alahli football club
Al Hilal vs. Al Ahly
Al-Hilal enters tonight’s match, at the top of the Saudi League standings, with 26 points, 4 points ahead of Al-Ahly, which is in fourth place, with 22 points. Al-Zaeem’s team had achieved a difficult victory over its counterpart, the Gulf team, which has a professional striker within its ranks. The Egyptian Mohamed Sharif, with a clean goal, in the last round, and the Al-Raqi team also achieved a valuable victory, over Al-Wahda, by three goals to one.
The sons of Portuguese coach Jorge Jesus enter the match against Al-Ahly in high spirits, after the overwhelming victory, with a clean six-point score, over their counterpart, the Mumbai Indian team, in the third round of the AFC Champions League group stage, last Monday evening.
Al Hilal is armed with its professional players, most notably the Serbian duo Aleksandar Mitrovic and Savic, the Brazilian Malcolm and the Senegalese Kalidou Koulibaly, while the Brazilian star Neymar is absent due to a tear in the cruciate ligament in his left knee.
On the other hand, Al-Ahly relies on its Algerian star, Riyad Mahrez, in addition to the Brazilian Roberto Firmino and the Ivorian Franck Kessie, while doubts loom over the participation of the Frenchman, Alain Saint-Maximin, due to injury.
Al Hilal vs. Al Ahly
The last confrontation between the two teams was in the Saudi League, which ended with Al-Hilal winning, with four goals to two, on March 18, 2022, after which Al-Ahly was relegated to play in the second division.
Al-Hilal and Al-Ahly teams met, at the level of the Saudi League in general, in 101 matches, during which Al-Hilal won 46 matches, while Al-Ahly won 24 matches, and the tie was decided as a result of 31 matches.
The former striker, Sami Al-Jaber, is the historical top scorer in the Al-Hilal and Al-Ahly matches, with 15 goals, followed by the Syrian striker, Omar Al-Somah, and the former Al-Ahly player, with 13 goals..
Salem Al-Dosari, the current Al-Hilal player, could enter the list of the top 5 historical scorers for El Clásico if he scores a goal in the next match, as he now has 6 goals against Al-Ahly, all of which came in the matches of the two teams in the Saudi Professional League.
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